Offering the most cutting edge medical and non-invasive therapies in the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin areas, Northwoods Family Physical Medicine is a uniquely integrated medical practice that helps people live more healthful, productive, and active lives. By combining these treatments, we can offer the most lasting and effective outcomes for conditions that include:
We offer innovative services that help get you back to living the life you want!
All services are non-invasive and can heal a wide variety of aches and pains in your body.
Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy
Amniotic Stem Cell Therapy uses the power of stem cells to repair, regrow, and regenerate damaged and lost tissue, cartilage, and more. By healing the joint, pain can drop significantly! Learn more....
Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy (PRP)
Plasma Rich Platelet Therapy, or PRP, uses the power of the plasma found in blood to promote healing of injured tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Learn more....
Trigger Point Injections (TPI)
Trigger Point Injections can be used to eliminate the pesky muscle knots found in your muscles all over your body. Using lidocaine, Sarapin®, or a combination of both, those trigger points in your muscles will relax. Learn more....
Food and chemical sensitivities can cause many problems for our general well being. From gastrointestinal disorders like IBS and Crohn's to inflammatory conditions like eczema and psoriasis, the Alcat Test can identify the foods that cause these reactions.
SpectraCell Micronutrient Testing may also be able to get to the root of issues like fatigue, stress, and even depression. Learn more....
Durable Medical Equipment
Northwoods Family Physical Medicine is a supplier of durable medical equipment. As an aid to some of the treatments, patients may be offered joint bracing, a TENS unit or other pieces of equipment to help the body improve function. Learn more....
Medical Weight Loss
Using different programs, you can achieve a healthier lifestyle to prevent pain and diseases like heart disease and diabetes. Learn more....
Supartz & Gelysn
Your knees are a part of your every day life. When they're in pain, due to arthritis - your quality of life isn't as great.
Get back to the activities that you love doing and get rid of that knee pain! Learn about how Supartz and Gelsyn knee injections can help you. Learn more....
Meet Our Team
Dr. Danny Yarger, M.D.
I grew up in both the Watersmeet and Detroit, Michigan, areas. After graduating I joined the military and served in the United States Air Force. Upon leaving the military, I pursued a career in the medical field and became and MD in 2003 when I graduated from Kentucky College of Medicine. I am now the Medical Director at Northwoods Family Physical Medicine and enjoy the work our office does. I am currently an active member of the Masonic Lodge and am also a Shriner clown. I have two daughters and one son. We enjoy traveling, the outdoors, and sporting events!
Kim Scarlassara, D.C.
I grew up in Crystal Falls, Michigan, where I graduated and later attended Central Michigan University for my Bachelor of Science degree. I later obtained my Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. I am an active member of the Michigan Chiropractic Association, the American Chiropractic Assocation and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. In my free time, I enjoy spending time on my families "farm" and remaining active with my children's and community events. However, serving the health care needs of our community remains a top priority. I am pleased to be part of a great team of people helping the community to be healthier and happier.
Dr. Tony Scarlassara, D.C.
Following graduation, I served in the United States Army and married my wife Dr. Kim. Upon honorable completion of my tour, I attended Central Michigan University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree. I worked for a while as a police officer. I graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. When I am not helping individuals in my office, you will find me outdoors. One of my favorite passions is hunting. I also enjoy kayaking down the river and small lakes.
Diana Hardy, MS, PA-C
I am originally from Illinois but have lived in many places while in the military and attended medical training at the University of Washington in Seattle. I have worked in many different roles as a PA including Urgent Care, Primary Care, Cardiology, Wound Care to name a few. I have training in medical acupuncture techniques and I am also a trained massage therapist. I love being able to reduce pain in the body with unique approaches that are very effective. I am an outdoor enthusiast and love what the northwoods has to offer with endless activities to experience the outdoors.
I am married and have 3 children. As a family, we enjoy doing activities outdoors, everything from hiking, swimming and going for walks. My whole family comes in together to stay healthy. I am very happy and proud to work with such a wonderful team who cares so much about the health of every single patient that walks through the door. It is my personal goal to make sure that each patient has the best experience in our office and leaves feeling better, with a big smile on their face!
I was born and raised in Kingsford. After attending Northern Michigan University and earning my Bachelors degree and moved back home! You'll find my family and me exploring the outdoors of the Upper Peninsula from Marquette to Houghton to our own backyard! I am extremely lucky to have discovered the care and be a patient of such a wonderful team at Northwoods Family Physical Medicine. It has helped me eleminate pain in my body from my head to toes! My job and passion here is to show you how our office can help you to get your life back and start living pain free!
“I am married and we have one daughter. We have lived in the Green Bay area most of our lives. We enjoy camping and spending time with our family and friends. I will be the first person you see as you walk in the door, to help you get started on your journey to a healthier life. I am happy to be working with such a great team that cares so much for each and every patient helping to improve the quality of their life.”