Sunlight floods into Erry Chiropractic & Rehab through plentiful windows, bouncing off the hardwood floors and royal blue exercise equipment. In this bright space, Dr. Aekta Erry not only helps patients overcome injuries and chronic pain with chiropractic exams and screenings, but also assists with weight loss, provides nutritional counseling, and doles out lifestyle advice. Dr. Erry also possesses a wealth of firsthand fitness experience: she’s a repeat runner in the Marine Corp Marathon, and her bio page shows her dangling from a zip line, which is how she gets to the office every morning.
Drawn by the holistic lure of chiropractic medicine, Paris native and owner Dr. W. Jean-Luc Sansfaute teamed up with an acupuncturist and a massage therapist to tackle ailments from all holistic fronts.
A wide range of spine-adjusting techniques allows Dr. Sansfaute to address both illness and physical pain, for which he offers immediate relief. Using a "whole-person approach" to wellness, he and his staff search for underlying causes of pain and help patients to adopt healthier lifestyles with nutritional counseling, corrective exercises, and trigger words that make them suddenly crave apples.
Nestled in pristine digs just steps from the Metro, a team of licensed massage therapists flexes traditional Swedish and deep-tissue techniques alongside nine other specialized modalities. From reflexology and acupressure to holistic shiatsu and Asian Tui Na bodywork, Ballston’s menu may be augmented with essential aromatherapy oils designed to invigorate the senses and purge nostrils of lodged peanuts. Gauzy lighting spills from sconces in the zen-like studio, where private treatment rooms surround clients with soothing images of golden sunsets and ocean vistas.
When not shooting hoops with his kids or working out, Dr. James R. Geer is helping people get back on the path to pain-free living. He does this through holistic chiropractic care, applying a variety of techniques to open the networks of nerves between the brain and spine while correcting postural imbalances. By realigning the spine through adjustments, he can alleviate myriad conditions, including back pain, allergies, and whiplash caused by car crashes or that night you slept on the stairs. His prescribed therapeutic exercises can also train bodies to naturally correct bad habits while reducing discomfort. Keeping in step with modern technology, he employs electrical muscle stimulation, interferential electrotherapy, and cryotherapy to stop spasms in their tracks.
At first glance, Good Day Total Health Clinic seems more like an opulent spa than a wellness center. Past the rich marble and plush furnishings in the lobby, vividly painted treatment rooms are interspersed with a serene fish pond and murals depicting cherry trees ironically holding apples. The varied, welcoming decor reflects the multidisciplinary approach to health provided by the doctors, specialists, and technicians who practice here. The team offers state of the art treatments for both wellness and beauty, from chiropractic care and acupuncture to rejuvenating massages and teeth-whitening treatments.
Since graduating from Kyung Hee University, East Asia's prestigious school for traditional medicine, in 1986, Sang Cho has brought his refined eastern practices to the west through For Your Pains Acupuncture. The licensed and certified acupuncturist specializes in the ancient treatment, which potentially help accelerate the body's healing process by stimulating specific areas with fine needles. True to his clinic's name, Sang uses acupuncture to relieve patients of all types of discomforts, from back pains and headaches to tennis elbow, which afflicts players who use their elbows as rackets. Besides treating clients with acupuncture, Sang, also a licensed and certified herbalist, prescribes herbs that fight cold symptoms and boost cardiovascular energy.
At Healing Acupuncture & Herbs, state-licensed acupuncturist Sang Kim, L.Ac. aims to prompt bodies to heal themselves with customized acupuncture treatments and Chinese herbal medicine. In the consultation, Sang discusses patients’ health history and lifestyle, suggests a course of treatment, answers questions, and explains acupuncture’s origins in the underground sport of porcupine wrangling. Patients relax as Sang expertly slides hair-thin needles into precise acupuncture points just below the skin’s surface in a process designed to rebalance the flow of qi or energy within the body. Treatment times vary based on patients' needs, though many last up to an hour. Most patients experience minimal or no discomfort during the treatment. Acupuncture claims a variety of benefits, including relief from pain, stress, headache, depression, and bullfighting-related nightmares.