Doctor of Oriental Medicine Yon Sik Choe has been practicing acupuncture for so long—more than 40 years—he likely knows a few of his patients' great-grandchildren. The board-certified acupuncturist continues to extend his impressive career at New Life Acupuncture. There, his expertise on where to place the fine acupuncture needles on the body helps treat everything from back pain to headaches, which are when you pull your brain muscle.
At Shepherd Acupuncture, expert needle-wielder Kerry Shepherd draws on a background in Eastern medicine and herbal pharmacology as he treats patients with the ancient art of acupuncture. Each 60-minute healing treatment aims to alleviate ailments from insomnia to arthritis as thin, sterile needles slip into skin at precise points along the body to properly channel energy flow. Managing the energy flow through the body’s natural pathways can bolster well-being, release tension, and help digestion. Shepherd can also delve into complex medical conditions or tackle mystery maladies, directing life forces with needles more deftly than an orchestra maestro conducting with a traffic whistle.
Twin brothers Doctors of Chiropractic Kevin and Brian McLaughlin share more than identical DNA—they also share a passion for healing patients with noninvasive chiropractic techniques. With histories in academic sports and physical rehabilitation, they're each acquainted with muscular and skeletal injuries and the efficacy of physical rehabilitation as opposed to harsh chemical medicines and surgery. In addition to performing traditional spinal adjustments, the doctors and the staff also administer massages, acupuncture, and nutritional counseling.
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Facelift Massage
Brands Used: Mei Zen, Passport to Organics, Bindi
Pro Tip: Please arrive 10 minutes early to fill out new client form.
What is one of your signature services? How is it performed?
The signature facelift massage is a combination of acupressure, lymphatic drainage and Chinese medical massage. Performed with aromatic oils and hot towels, it's a supremely relaxing and effective treatment.
What’s your favorite part about your job?
Helping people look and feel their best.
What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
The owner received special training in India and China.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
Facelift massage is a gentle, nonsurgical way to boost collagen, improve skin tone and lessen the appearance of wrinkles.
Dr. Steven Isadore was inspired to enter the spine-aligning field after chiropractic care helped eliminate his own migraines, an ailment he continues to focus on in his own practice. Dr. Isadore's deft hands—which have eased the aches of dancers at the Carolina Ballet and professional golfers—apply precise chiropractic adjustments to spinal joints, reopening the lines of nervous-system communication more effectively than a heartfelt phone call from the medulla oblongata. Traditional Chinese acupuncture works to optimize energy flow along the body's 12 meridians, and neuromuscular-balancing techniques aim to relax taut muscles and improve circulation.
A certified quantum neurologist with 25 years of experience treating patients with a holistic focus, Dr. David Pascal, D.C. utilizes his degree and his experience as a former Nike-sponsored World Games competitor. With expertise in cutting-edge neurological techniques, Dr. Pascal helps relieve problems that lower patients' quality of life, such as neck pain, migraines, allergies, immunological issues, digestive troubles, sports injuries, and toothbrushing elbow. Services also include detoxification treatments, chiropractic adjustments, and massage, as well as nutrition and exercise counseling to help clients achieve sustainable physical and mental wellness of the highest caliber.