Dr. Carol Wright-Smith and Dr. Dale Smith spread their chiropractic wizardry—developed in the Palmer College of Chiropractic—across two offices located in Cordova and Oakland. When they're not treating vertebral subluxations with adjustments, on-site x-rays, or cervical-traction sessions, the two enjoy wearing hats made of counterfeit cheese and rooting for the Green Bay Packers. Each Smith Chiropractic Clinic location also houses licensed massage therapists, who are extensively trained to pamper guests with full-body, chair, hot-stone, and prenatal massages.
For Dr. Michael Bibb, pain is like a grease fire where prevention is the best strategy for dealing with it. He takes a proactive approach to health, nipping pain and illness in the bud with chiropractic adjustments and nutrition information designed to keep the body functioning properly. When pain does occur, he treats symptoms by triggering the body’s self-healing mechanism to correct such conditions as headaches, dizziness, ADD, and digestive issues.
At Kirby Whitten Massage Group, heated massage tables diffuse warmth into muscles, assisting licensed massage therapists who knead away tension. The knowledgeable therapists practice multiple modalities such as Swedish, sports, deep tissue, pre-natal, TMJ, and hot stone, and can enhance relaxation with aromatherapy. As therapists unlace tightly bound muscle corsets, hypoallergenic lotions facilitate smooth movements and skin hydration. Aside from table massages, therapists provide brief chair massages.
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A team of highly trained bone-experts holds down the fort at Spinal Health Care, compassionately welcoming patients who are in pain and in need of professional help. Your visit to the musculoskeletal specialty center will commence with a thorough consultation and examination, during which Dr. Jeff Becker will utilize a clever combination of futuristic gadgetry and time-honored treasure maps to locate the bodily zigzags, spinal squiggles, and other internal sweater-patterns that are giving you grief. If your associate deems it necessary for proper pain-diagnosis, you might also be asked to pose for a set of x-rays, so clean out old gum-wrappers before you arrive.
More than 2,500 educational hours, including 870 hours of clinical practice and 420 hours of herbology—Chandra Niwaz has trained extensively in acupuncture and Oriental medicine. At Memphis Acupuncture Clinic, she puts her vast knowledge of the body's energy pathways and pressure points to practice, accessing their healing benefits through acupuncture needles. She also uses a handful of Chinese medicinal techniques, such as circulation-boosting cupping and herbal beads, which can ease weight-loss efforts.
The practitioners at Unique Medical Centers function as private investigators for clients in pain; instead of simply treating symptoms they strive to uncover their source. They work to suss out root causes in initial complimentary consultations and assist in ailments from whiplash to insomnia to stress. They aim to alleviate chronic aches and injuries with chiropractic treatments, relying on all-natural solutions rather than surgery, medications, or permanent band-aids. They also coach clients through supervised weight-loss programs, which instill wholesome diet and exercise habits in patients of most body types.