Doctor of Chiropractic Gerald Kreitz and his crew at Chiropractic Clinic of Munford take a holistic approach to wellness, administering adjustments to correct spinal subluxations and consulting with clients on how they can live pain-free lives without relying on medicine. In addition to examining the spine, they consider the patient’s diet and conduct nutritional exams to determine sensitivities and potential allergies.
For Dr. Craig Mix—the licensed chiropractor behind Discover Chiropractic & Wellness Center—the key to good chiropractic care is simple: work closely with each patient to find a technique that is both comfortable and effective. He views the doctor-patient relationship as a partnership and works hard to earn his patients’ trust. In turn, he works toward individualizing care plans and minimizing wait times—he sees most patients within 10 minutes of arrival. Dr. Mix specializes in spinal adjustments—he’s even certified in gentle techniques ideal for pregnant women and anyone made out of snow—but he can also alleviate pain from headaches or help patients reach their weight loss goals.
Dr. Justin Fogo's life has taken him from farms to clinics. Born and raised in the rural community of Superior, Nebraska, his natural drive inspired him to pursue higher studies. He supplemented his bachelor's degree by becoming a doctor of chiropractic, earning service awards, scholarships, and several high-fives in the process. Dr. Fogo continued his education by studying treatments for neuromusculoskeletal disorders and becoming a certified acupuncturist.
Today, Dr. Fogo brings his multifaceted experience to Chelsea Chiropractic. Inside private treatment rooms, he blends clinical chiropractic techniques with holistic medicinal principles to strengthen clients' nervous systems and foster natural healing. Dr. Fogo also teaches anatomy at Jefferson State Community College, where he shares information about the human body and expertly explains the lyrics to "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes."
Inside this Culver Road beauty haven, Loretta Wendel and her team of professionals provide full-service pampering for the mind, body, and follicle. On the salon side of things, stylists hailing from Aveda and Paul Mitchell academies design new hairdos and reshade strands using silk-infused Baco color from Italy. Five private treatment rooms host aestheticians who blend Parisian Darphin products into skincare treatments that include anti-aging facials for men and women, as well as chemical and enzyme peels from glo therapeutics. Custom massage therapy yields to tension’s demands in an effort to free muscles from aches and stress, and sanitary pedicures include a new tub liner for each client to keep strangers’ footprints from adhering to his or her feet.
The squad of licensed specialists staffing the skin studio at the Alabama Wellness Centers helps save skin from ruin with a number of services that can hydrate, rejuvenate, and anti-age. The sensitively skinned can unclog facial sockets and clear up acne with a PCA basic-exfoliating chemical peel or they can opt for a clarifying mask, ideal for clients who desire advanced treatment for skin issues but don't want to peel away the treasure maps etched on the outermost layer of their foreheads. Upgrade to the PCA Ultra Peel I chemical peel to treat dehydrated and maturing skin with the power of moderate-to-aggressive exfoliation, helping leave skin plump, hydrated, soft, and compliment-prone. The Esthetique peel imbues skin with improved brightness, tightness, and texture, whereas the Ultra Peel I treatment with a layer of Ultra Peel II incorporates a cream mask containing natural phytohormones and vitamins to help plump and moisturize aging skin while increasing collagen, elastin, and cell turnover.
After receiving her first colonic to ease a bout of chronic intestinal distress, Angela Brake was hooked. Impressed by the efficacy of the treatment, to which she also attributes her relief from lower-back pain and a boost in overall energy, Angela earned an I-ACT hydrotherapy certification so that she could share the holistic healing method with others. In 2008, Angela opened Natural Wellness, with a gravity-fed and double-filtered hydrotherapy system as the clinic's centerpiece. With Angela's guidance, her patients undergo the same cleansing process that helped her overcome her ailments and benefit from common posttreatment feelings of lightness and increased energy.