Restoring Health Through Wisdom & Grace

A Family Owned Naturopathic Medical Clinic

Since 1996

Over 2 decades of restoring health naturally using the best of science & nature.

Who are we?

Our mission is to provide excellent, individualized care by integrating the best of nature and science with wisdom and grace.

Our vision is to create a world of harmonious, vibrant, healthy living for all of God's children.

Applied Wisdom Health Institute was founded in 1996 by Dr. Curt Maxwell, a brilliant New Zealand-born, American, and Canadian trained Integrative Physician. His vision was to provide empowerment through information and effective treatment to those most in need and to eliminate ignorance as well as suffering in its many forms.

As an avid scholar, he was passionate about optimizing health and disseminating truth in a world full of misinformation. Dr. Curt was a maverick in his field, a passionate educator, a brilliant physician, a loving father, and a committed mentor who loved his family and patients second only to his love for truth, knowledge, and dispelling ignorance. ​

While no longer managed by Dr. Curt Maxwell who passed on January 15th, 2020, A.W. Health Institute continues to flourish in its intention and mission. It is now owned and operated by his son, Allen Maxwell, and partner Dr. Aalia Avelin, who have dedicated their lives to preserving and cultivating the legacy created by Dr. Curt Maxwell. A. W. Health Institute provides all the services and protocols Dr. Curt did, along with many more.  ​

Our focus continues to be pain management, chronic disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer however have expanded our options and services to include telemedicine and concierge consults, and acupuncture, in-depth botanical medicine, frequency medicine, and much more.  ​ We now have a Phoenix location in addition to our Los, Algodones, MX location.

Our Mexico location (address listed below) has changed for the new season of 2023. ​ Thank you for visiting us. We look forward to supporting you on your journey to a healthy and vital life.

Our Services

Regenerative Injections

To reduce pain and rebuild joints. Conditions we use this therapy for are osteoarthritis, joint pain, post surgical pain, partial rotator cuff tears, partial ligament tears including but not limited to ACL, PCL, MCL, meniscus injuries, sprains and strains, headaches, migraines.


Stimulate the body's natural ability to heal. Best for acute or chronic illnesses, autoimmune diseases, hormone imbalances, & allergies.

Comprehensive Blood Work

We provide annual blood work to prevent or find the root cause of disease. Our comprehensive bloodwork comes with a personalized plan to get you feeling better swiftly.

IV Therapy

For boosting your health, weight loss support and more. We offer Myer's Cocktail, MIC Slim Shots, Vitamin C, Ozone, UVBI, and more...

Frequency Medicine

An effective method to reduce pain, and stimulate the body's natural ability to heal.

Physical Manipulations

Effective for when the body's structure is out of alignment, this can help reduce pain.

Acupuncture & Cupping

An ancient technique used for thousands of years to stimulate the body's energy centers to heal pain and complex disease.

Regenerative Aesthetics

Our finest methods support in anti-aging, remove eye bags, give a fresh youthful look, and remove stubborn scars.

Hormone Balancing

From herbal approach to bio-identical hormone replacement, we have options for the path that is best for you. We support women in menopause, peri-menopause, PCOS, acne.


"Dr. Maxwell took the time to figure out the root cause of my pain. I left his office feeling much better, and no longer walking in pain."


"I appreciate Dr. Avelin taking such great care and time to go over everything with me! She is so genuine and aware of details and has my best interest at heart!"


It was incredible. Dr. Maxwell is a master of injections and on top of that he creates such a healing space with his energy and powerful words. I’ve never felt so much care from a physician.


"Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Avelin are an amazing team together. I cannot say I have gotten better care from a doctor in a very long time. They offer an elegant combination of knowledge and compassion. "


Dr. Avelin is nothing short of a miracle worker! I played football my entire life, and my body took a pounding. my back, shoulders, and neck in particular have been in daily pain for 10+ years, and after trying many different healing modalities with no relief, it’s just something i’ve learned to deal with. imagine my surprise when I received one cupping session from Dr. Avelin, and my pain was 100% gone! i almost cried because I never thought i’d experience what it was like to be pain-free again. to me, it was nothing short of a miracle. I can’t recommend Dr. Avelin highly enough. she’s an awesome person, has a calm and comforting bedside manner, and is an incredible doctor. go see her!


Very pleasant experience.


My visits w/ Dr. Aalia are incredible! Her caring demeanor, attention to detail & the time she takes to really listen is unparalleled. I have never received this type of care from a health care provider before. She has helped me manage my anxiety, balance my hormones, help w/ gut issues & be a sounding board for any symptoms I might be having. I regularly see her for acupuncture & find that after a session with her, I am realigned and grounded. I can't recommend her enough.


I've never felt so comfortable in the presence of a doctor in my life. They really care, and really listen. I would highly recommend them to anyone.


Dr. Maxwell is so incredibly kind and very smart. He listened so well and didn't rush the appointment. He gave me a lot of supplements for many different issues and helped me tremendously!


Dr Maxwell was the most caring and insightful doctor I have ever been to. Dr Maxwell listened to my concerns and questions and thoughtfully explained what was going on in extremely detailed and simple terms. My issues have mostly all diminished and I feel like I have a new lease on life!!! This is healthcare at its finest.


This was an amazing experience. Came in feeling completely depleted. I have been sick for 3 days. They squeezed me in and got an IV going immediately. So knowledgeable and really cared. I am excited to have them on my healthcare team.


Dr. Allen is amazing! What special people he and Dr. Aalia are. I have never experienced the type of care and compassion I experienced with him. The treatment and maintenance plan he recommended are working so well! My pain is so much better and continues to improve daily! I highly, highly recommend Dr. Allen and his practice!!


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