Before Dr. Daniel Weessies graduated cum laude from Logan College of Chiropractic, he volunteered his services at a free clinic in St. Louis. Now, he works to heal patients at Hartman Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center with treatments such as chiropractic adjustments. Massage therapists sooth tension and pain with kneads and strokes.
Inspirational quotes line the walls of West Michigan Spine and Wellness, where amiable doctors and staffers craft custom plans to help clients improve their health. In addition to chiropractic adjustments, they nurture bodies with detoxifying footbaths, nutritional supplements, and doctor-directed massages performed by certified therapists. The center's active stretch and therapy areas include a vibration platform, a better-designed vibration platform than a piece of plywood slapped onto a mechanical bull.
Dr. Michael R. Dubiel runs West Michigan Spine and Wellness. He's a Grand Rapids native with a bachelors of science degree from Grand Valley State University and another one in life sciences from Logan College of Chiropractic in Missouri. He went on to earn his doctorate in 2009. Dr. Dubiel leverages his abundant schooling and careful attention to his work both when he's tending to his clients and when he's studying enzyme nutrition.
The skin experts of Clyde Park Chiropractic clear and smooth complexions with the high-frequency bursts of a microcurrent facial. During each 45-minute session, treatment wands beam high-frequency signals deep into facial muscles and tissues, spurring collagen production to help faces regenerate cells that are as fresh and springy as newborn trampolines. The pain-free treatment diminishes the appearance of acne and softens fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin toned and glowing.
Dr. Ben Gillis helps to heal patients suffering from such diverse chronic pains and injuries as headaches, whiplash, scoliosis, and sciatica. Treatments begin with a consultation, then follow with a thorough neurological and orthopedic spinal exam to locate the source of aches, pains, and rumors about the coccyx's private life. If necessary, patients undergo a set of x-rays (a $90 value). Once he has identified problem areas, the good doctor advises clients on a course of treatment before ferrying them off to the tranquil massage room for a one-hour muscle kneading (an $80 value). During the deep-tissue massage, the certified massage therapist targets trouble spots and connective tissue, helping to ease chronic pain and alleviate injury aches.
With years of experience as a health-care specialist and bed-and-breakfast owner, Marilyn Heeringa has mastered the art of pampering and promoting wellness. Today, she specializes in ionic detox treatments, which utilize the ability of positive and negative ions to cleanse the entire body through ion footbaths.
Having traveled to Egypt and other parts of Africa, Marilyn has decorated her cozy studio with an eclectic collection of art that reflects her worldliness and her talent for looking at art. Along with detoxifying Egyptian body wraps, she offers massage therapy, facials, one-on-one-yoga, and meditation classes.
Dr. Kathryn Kilpatrick focuses her chiropractic expertise on boosting energy and soothing pain. She rectifies the spine with low-impact adjustments and boosts the metabolism with nutritional supplements and supplements to supplement the supplements. She also summons the aid of machines, such as the Zerona laser for body contouring, infrared pads for detoxification, and movie projectors for prescription-strength screenings of The Brave Little Toaster.