Helen Powell-Stoddart, M.D., M.S.

Interventional/Integrative Pain, Bioidentical Hormone Balancing, Functional Medicine, Plant-Based Nutrition

At her state-of-the-art clinic, Pain to Wellness Healthcare. in Madison, Alabama, Helen Powell-Stoddart, MD, uses her extensive medical knowledge and experience to help men and women find freedom from pain and live in abundant health. With the death of her mother at a young age and her father’s terminal diagnosis, Dr. Helen purposed to understand everything she could about disease processes and the body’s innate ability to heal itself in the right conditions.

After earning her Medical Doctorate and Master of Science in Anatomy degrees at Howard University, her passion to learn about health and longevity lead her to a prestigious position as one of only two students in a dual residency program at The Johns Hopkins/Sinai Hospital Program. She completed both residency programs in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Internal Medicine in five years.

With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Helen combines conventional and alternative medicine to help her patients achieve optimal health. Over the years, she has pioneered and fine-tuned a comprehensive diet and nutrition program to make it easy for men and women to thrive.

Dr. Helen welcomes you to her practice. Call the office to book a consultation or use the online scheduler to request an appointment at your convenience.

In her recently released book called “Reverse It” she provides the blueprint for how reverse Type 2 diabetes. She has also developed a journal and work book to chart your course.


Michelle Opel

Michelle Opel is a certified health coach who realizes that health is so much more than just physical- the total picture of health encompasses all parts of who we are. She is passionate about helping others find true health and helping people to become spiritually, emotionally, and physically healthy.

Michelle began her personal journey to wholeness and health in December 2012 after the unexpected death of her mother. Michelle has had tremendous success overcoming her 15-year trauma-induced alcohol addiction for many years now. She has also had tremendous success overcoming her food addiction and has lost over 150 lbs with the lifestyle changes that she is anxious to share with you.

She is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and the founder of Nourished Life Ministries, where she speaks and writes about the importance of honoring God through holistic health. She is the former host of Nourished Life Radio, a weekly radio program on Praise Orlando Global Media. She is still a frequent guest of the network. Michelle is the author of the 10-Day Christ Centered Detox Devotional, available on Amazon.

Michelle resides in Chicago, Illinois. In her free time she loves to write, cook, work out, and explore the amazing architecture of the Windy City!


Wanda Trotman, N.P.

Wanda Trotman is a Board Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Health Coach. Wanda has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and received her undergraduate degree from Oakwood University in Huntsville Alabama. She went on to receive her Master’s of Science degree as a Family Nurse practitioner from the University of Huntsville in Alabama. She has spent most of her years working as a Critical Care nurse, Cardiac and Home health nurse and has traveled the United States working as a travel nurse.

Wanda developed a passion for alternative and holistic medicine from a personal experience when her eldest son was six months old and developed epilepsy with multiple seizures daily even though he was maxed out on pharmaceutical medications. Doctors had pretty much given him up to die. After working with a holistic nutrition practitioner, he became seizure free after 2 ½ years and was able to live a normal life. This sparked Wanda’s holistic nutrition interest and led to Wanda’s positive intervention with many of her family and friends.

Wanda’s motto is “if you give the body the right nutrition, the body has the ability to heal itself”. Due to her passion, sincerity and eagerness to learn more, she continued her studies and obtained her certification as a Certified Health Coach. Wanda is very passionate about educating and teaching clients about good health and nutrition and uses her comforting approach to educate her clients and families about health related issues, nutrition and lifestyle changes. Her guidance creates uplifting and positive environments for clients to thrive under challenging circumstances.

Wanda resides in Huntsville, AL and enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, three gorgeous grandchildren and extended family members. Her interest include piano, singing, reading, traveling, entrepreneurship and good quality family time.

Her personal goal is to further pursue her studies in holistic medicine and receive her doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine.