No one should be concerned that Lila Day, MD, is resting on her laurels. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Washington. She worked on some of the first studies of HIV at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and her research was published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. She embarked on a medical mission in Africa, and has resided in Mexico, the West Indies, and England. But today, the fruits of her medical globetrotting are ripe for the picking by the citizens of Lake Tapps, where her family practice promotes well-being with a barrage of health services. Alongside full physicals and massage therapy, Dr. Day and her team take particular care of women with gynecological exams and children with pediatric care. They can also help patients shed pounds in time for spandex season with nutrition counseling, Ideal Protein diets, and cold-laser Zerona contouring treatments. Whether one is afflicted with a tummy ache or unshakable stress, Dr. Day is bound to have a remedy and an attendant anecdote from a faraway land.
Dr. Kevin Adolf has an impressive educational background that includes a surgical residency and specialized training in creating customized orthotic inserts. During one-on-one consultations at Ankle & Foot Institute of the South Sound, Dr. Adolf talks to his patients about their conditions in a clear way and encourages them to collaborate on a treatment plan that best suits their needs and hours at the bubble-wrap-stomping factory. He specializes in non-invasive care for foot and ankle conditions, but is also trained to perform surgical repairs and reconstruction. As a small private practice, the Ankle & Institute of the South Sound offers a warm, welcoming environment, but also has the diagnostic technology found in larger hospital settings.
A string of continuing-education classes keeps West Campus Dental Center’s Dr. Madhuri Vanama up-to-date on the latest dental techniques for her patients. She employs these skills while performing bondings, extractions, and root canals, using such technology as digital x-rays, intraoral cameras, and Nobel Biocare implants, which are available in a variety of dimensions. Dr. Vanama aims to build a strong, lasting relationship with each patient who enters her office by holding open-ended discussions on her treatments.
Lifetime Massage Therapy has been bestowing clients with relaxing massages for more than 20 years. The able-handed therapists employ a variety of stroke work that ranges from the Swedish massage’s rolling and kneading to the deep-tissue massage’s increased pressure, which aims to unearth hidden knots and lost homework papers. The therapists also unleash energy work to help restore their patients’ inner balance.