Dr. Dexter Russell is a board-certified and licensed Naprapath. He is a graduate of Florida International University and the National College of Naprapathic Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. 


Dr. Russell’s path to health and wellness began at an early age on the Caribbean island of Jamaica, where herbal medicine was a vital part of the culture. Roots, barks, and leaves were often made into a brew to treat a variety of ailments and conditions.


A pivotal moment for Dr. Russell occurred in 1989 while he attended a Shiatsu workshop in Germany. For years he suffered from chronic back pain, and after a weekend of hydrotherapy and hands-on treatment, he found relief. This experience motivated him to embark on a career in alternative medicine.


Dr. Russell moved to New Mexico in 2008 and subsequently studied Craniosacral and Polarity Therapy at the New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts. His primary objective is the promotion of healthy living in harmony with nature. He considers himself a teacher and a guide in helping others to heal themselves.


Dr. Russell strives to find the cause of illness and disease in his patients and to facilitate change through lifestyle modification, going into stillness, dietary improvement, and exercise.

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Dexter Russell, DN

Doctor of Naparapathy

Cranial Sacral Practitioner

Polarity Therapist




  • Restoration of life-giving functions that are operating at less than maximum capacity.


  • Expansion of the energetic body for the suppport of the physical, mental, and emotional bodies.


  • Ongoing coaching and support in attaining a healthy and fulfilling life.



  • Naprapathy is a form of manual medicine that focuses on connective tissue health. Connective tissue forms the matrix of our body and literally keeps us intact. Naprapathic manipulation of the musculoskeletal system relieves stress-related disorders and assists with pain management.


  • Polarity Therapy removes energy blockage in the subtle body involving the five elements of ether, air, fire, water and earth.


  • Craniosacral Therapy addresses deep imbalances within the body's vital systems: the nervous system, immune system, hormonal system, and circulatory system.



“I’ve been going to Dr. Russell for several years and I’m functioning at a level that I’ve never experienced before. My sleep has improved and I don’t feel as stressed as I did before.” —D.T., Santa Fe, NM



“After just three visits to Dr. Russell my sciatic pain went away. Words cannot describe how I feel.” —Marie F., Santa Fe, NM

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