After a long career as an attorney, Lora Cheadle chose to forgo the law in favor of the mind/body connection. At Pyramid Fusion, Lora partners with registered nurse Helen Leach to help clients foster a healthier body and clearer mind through yoga, exercise, reiki, and reflexology. Lora also offers personalized sessions in hypnotherapy, as well as Angel Therapy, meditation, and reiki energy healing.
After receiving his MBA and a doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Chris Tomshack opened his own practice. But one wasn't enough. He needed a real challenge, so he opened two more—all while studying the successes of other industries. With this knowledge and experience stowed safely in his hippocampus's glovebox, he eventually launched his own nationwide franchise: HealthSource Chiropractic and Progressive Rehab.
Today, his chiropractors work alongside massage therapists and rehab experts as they craft custom action plans to help their patients overcome common ailments—such as neck pain and headaches—as well as severe conditions. Their Progressive Rehab method combines chiropractic techniques with rehabilitation therapies to relieve nerve pressure and pain. When they aren't nudging rebellious vertebrae, staffers stock a gourmet coffee bar with complimentary treats that always know just what to say.
Attend to spinal discomforts with a massage session tailored to problem areas. The 60-minute treatment relieves discomforts with Swedish, deep-tissue, myofascial and neuromascular therapies, as well as joint range-of-motion techniques. The two-fold healing fest continues with the ion detox foot soak. Baste tired toes into a briny broth of mineral sea salts to flush out toxins and energize the blood. With more than 200 large pores, the feet are a natural place to detox, and due to that, you should drink lots of water before and after treatment. Benefits of the podiatric plunge-and-purge can include relief for muscle aches and joint pains, a boost in immunity and energy levels, and faster healing of soft-tissue injuries sustained after being mistaken for an un-tender cut of meat.
Certified reiki master and teacher Heidi Mentink draws from more than 14 years of training and continuing education to deliver healing energy from her hands during reiki sessions. She also provides angel energy healing to release toxic energy and negative attachments. In her classes and workshops, she teaches others to become healers.
Whole Health Center’s chiropractors, acupuncturists, and certified massage therapists vary in their specialties, but they work toward a common goal—to get clients healthy without the use of drugs or surgery. To achieve this mission, they call upon the body's own healing capabilities using noninvasive techniques such as spinal adjustments, massages, and acupuncture. They demonstrate their commitment to patient health not only by customizing treatment plans after a thorough consultation and exam but by keeping their doors open to walk-ins and appointments seven days a week.
Having a baby presents a new set of challenges to any family, as Stacey Bergin-Melito, very well knows. As the founder of Natal to Nest and a mother of two, Stacey works to ease the stresses of childbirth via fertility workshops, pre- and postnatal yoga classes, and support groups. Her staff features health specialists including a board-certified lactation consultant, a nutritional-therapy practitioner, and a registered nurse, among others. Together, the team brings moms closer to new babies as well as to fellow parents in a relaxed setting.
By working with the body to promote natural healing, Healthy Lives Clinic’s nationally certified and licensed acupuncturist dispels acute and chronic pain by controlling energy flow throughout the body. The hair-thin needles used in acupuncture relieve pain by producing an analgesic response in the body similar to massaging your insides with menthol cough drops. During the initial 2- to 2.5-hour visit, a practitioner records vital signs and pinpoints health concerns to formulate a comprehensive diagnosis before beginning treatment. Stimulating specific energy points provokes the body’s natural healing response, improving overall functionality while relieving bothersome symptoms such as lower back pain, nausea, or melancholy zebra stripes. Widely varying conditions, from common headaches to rheumatoid arthritis, can show improvement following the pinprickery of acupuncture points.