Dr. Lenny Roberts is a champion of perseverance. After making it to the 1993 NCAA Division III National Football Championship, he underwent his sixth knee surgery and was forced to call it quits. But "quit" isn't exactly in Dr. Roberts's vocabulary. He forged ahead to pursue a career in amateur boxing and won a silver medal in the 1999 Georgia Games before conquering the San Diego marathon in 2006 and the Philadelphia Triathlon in 2008. After earning his chiropractic doctorate from Life University, Dr. Roberts fused sports with medicine in what some might consider a dream job: chiropractic consultant for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Today, Dr. Roberts treats patients with the same care that he would afford an NBA player or a baby who has been drafted into the NBA. His chiropractic services help to improve spinal biomechanics, implementing techniques ranging from spinal decompression to extremity adjustments for joints such as shoulders, ankles, and wrists. He also works closely with his staff to help relieve pains, induce relaxation, and rejuvenate the skin with massage therapy and beauty treatments.
When he isn't mastering endurance sports, healing NBA players, or diffusing suspicions that he is Batman, Dr. Roberts volunteers his time for Habitat for Humanity and Little League baseball.
Dr. Faustino certainly has his chiropractic specialties—which range from subluxation correction to sports injury rehab—but he also takes a holistic approach to wellness. That means he treats the entire person and offers preventive treatments rather than focusing on symptoms only when they arise. For the past 25 years, he's relied on this foundation while adjusting spines. He and his trained staff at Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center tend to patients at all stages of life, from infancy to those already in their second robot bodies.
Drawing on more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Corrine Morgan helps the body heal itself with an arsenal of advanced chiropractic techniques. After using radiographic imaging to identify subluxations and imbalances in the spine, Dr. Morgan and her staff pair ultrasound, electrical stimulation, and mechanical traction therapy with more traditional treatments such as manual adjustments and sleeping in an ergonomic sarcophagus. They can also prescribe holistic treatment programs that include nutritional supplements and water detoxification.
Balance Health Center takes a holistic approach to wellness by offering chemical-free body treatments and classes that promote balance within the mind and body. The center's nontraditional healing approaches include acupuncture, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine, treatments that all aim to heal the body without unnatural substances.
Spa services encompass waxing and seven-step facials, and bodies can acquire a bronze glow with the center's version of sunless tanning that relies on an organic, citrus-scented solution rather than the sun's hand-me-down rays. Relaxation's role in personal balance asserts itself in assorted scalp massages, hot-stone therapy, and aromatherapy as well as in spa massages that integrate essential oils. Helping guests to bring the center's philosophies home, Balance Health Center hosts classes and workshops on herbology, stretching, and yoga.
Dr. Jeremy Tremblay first discovered the powers of chiropractic in his 20s, when a several-month bout of excruciating back pain disappeared in only three visits to his local specialist. Ever since, Dr. Tremblay has devoted himself to chiropractic study, garnering a bevy of degrees that have culminated in his current tenure at Quest Chiropractic. An advocate of natural healthcare, the doctor bolsters his chiropractic exams and spine-straightening adjustments with a complete holistic regimen that includes nutritional counseling, massage therapy, corrective exercises, and role-playing games with the office's skeleton model.
In a partnership with the Physicians Weight Loss Center Northeast Philadelphia, Donna Skin Care’s staff attempts to restore natural beauty to weathered visages. Microdermabrasions and custom facials with ingredients including raspberry and peach or coconut papaya enzymes aim to exfoliate pores while sloughing away dead skin cells. This results in glowing skin with a minimized appearance of acne scarring, sun spots, and visible signs of aging such as fine lines or bifocals.