Phoenix Wellness Services is the result of Mark Rojek’s odyssey beginning in 1970 meeting various healers and learning principles of natural healing. Some influential personages have included Dick Gregory, comedian turned political activist known as an expert in fasting; the late Dr. John Christopher, Master herbalist of Provo, Utah; the late Dr. Allen J. Bell, a Canadian Chiropractor, Homeopath, Master herbalist, Naturopath and Master Acupuncturist, and Dr. Howard Loomis Jr. the leading expert in the clinical use of plant-based enzyme therapy.
Mr. Rojek began studying acupuncture in 1973 with Dr. Alan J. Bell in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. It was Dr. Bell’s encouragement that led him to pursue research and studies in alternative medicine.
In 1978, he received a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. He moved to Europe in 1979 living in different countries before settling in London, England where he studied and observed alternative healing methods. He studied Classical Homeopathic Medicine with Dr. Johar, one of the consulting physicians to the British Royal Family. He studied aromatherapy and massage therapy at the Arnould Taylor Institute in London and was part of an on-going group of health care professionals utilizing practical applications in Applied Kinesiology.
In 1983, he moved to Chicago, IL developing a clinical nutrition practice and in 1986 began training in enzyme therapy with Dr. Howard Loomis Jr, the foremost living authority of enzyme therapy. While living in Chicago, IL he formally studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at The Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. In 1992 he traveled to Guangzhou, China being schooled and certified as an acupuncturist at the International Training Center for Traditional Chinese Medicine. From 1998-1999 he continued training with Dr. Bell in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Bell passed away in October of 1999.
Mr. Rojek was published in the Australian magazine, “NEXUS: New Times” on articles of Enzyme Nutrition Therapy. (Nov/Dec 2003; Jan/Feb 2004; and Mar/APR 2004). He has written for many local Michigan health magazines including CoSozo Living health magazine. A condensed article on enzyme therapy appeared in the Sept/Oct 2010 issue of the “Well Being Journal”. He has lectured on Acupuncture and Enzyme Therapy at the University of Michigan and Washtenaw Community College. He works with University of Michigan first year medical students educating them in principles of alternative medicine. Mark Rojek is a Loomis Digestive Health Professional graduating from the Food Enzyme Institute in Madison, WI – the only educational facility teaching enzyme nutrition therapy in the US. Food Enzyme institute With a 30 year background in enzyme therapy, several doctors refer their most difficult patients and consult with Mr. Rojek for his expertise in enzyme therapy.