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Doctor of Chiropractic Ellis Smith believes that everyone can benefit from chiropractic care?he even extends his services to children, as some treatments may reduce the severity of allergies, asthma, and ADD. He realigns the spines of adult patients with adjustments or refers them to on-staff massage therapist Ayla Fialko,?who gently works out muscular kinks. Fialko also provides body waxing out of Kamala Therapeutic Services, enabling patients to look as smooth on the outside as they feel on the inside after a treatment.

58 West Main Street
Cortland,
NY
US

Growing up in Hangzhou, Jin Fang spent much of her time in her parents' hospital pharmacy. She watched, entranced, as her mother blended skin creams, and perched on a tall stool as her father mixed a rainbow of colored formulas into new medicines. That fascination stayed with Jin throughout her life. In 1995, she rekindled a partnership with former classmate and Shanghai native John Shang, who was also raised by medical practitioners and had pursued a career in orthopedic surgery for 13 years in China. They married, and together brought their passion for herbal medicine and traditional Chinese healing practices to upstate New York. Today, they blend more than 30 years each of acupuncture experience and Chinese and Western healing methods to ease clients' pain, depression, and anxiety. They release endorphins and balance energy during acupuncture treatments, massage tense muscles using tui na Chinese massage, and open pores and miniature gardens during sessions of herbal facial steaming. Jin, John, and their staff also provide nutritional counseling and yoga instruction for patients looking to reverse infertility. Their treatments complement a range of herbal medications, many of which Jin formulated after first encountering depression, anxiety, and insomnia among Cornell University and Ithaca College students. Her roster of herbal formulas includes Happy Mood, which treats depression, Baby Boom, which addresses infertility, and Grow Taller, which aims to stimulate bone growth in children and enable adults to clean the gutters with ease.

104 Pineview Ter
Ithaca,
NY
US

Beyond Natural Health collects a staff of independent practitioners, artists, and teachers, all of whom set up shop inside rooms that they infuse with their own charm and expertise. Here, clients can seek out an abundance of wellness options, such as learning to balance work and relationships during life-coaching sessions, centering selves while meditating, or receiving acupuncture from professionals rather than resorting to elbow-dropping a porcupine.

7174 State Fair Blvd.
Syracuse,
NY
US

Before Jonathan Dehors received his doctor of chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College, he received his bachelor of science from Syracuse University. Today his undergraduate studies continue to influence him at Upper Hand Chiropractic, where he and his staff offer science-based services such as adjustments, massage, hot and cold therapy, physiotherapy, and nutritional counseling. Dr. Dehors specializes in treating soft-tissue and sports-related injuries, and he even has a patent pending for a tool to treat soft-tissue problems, which has nothing to do with dipping kleenexes in wet cement.

911 N Salina St
Syracuse,
NY
US

Although Doctor of Chiropractic Joe Borio of Borio Chiropractic Health Center mainly works with the spine, his treatments are designed to help recover from ailments beyond mere backaches. For one thing, his adjustments have been reported to reduce autism symptoms in children. That's because, when he treats patients, he isn't so much adjusting their back as activating the body's self-healing ability through the spinal cord. Relying on the body itself to do the healing helps patients circumvent riskier forms of healthcare, such as surgery or taking pills on the wing of a biplane.

8212 Brewerton Rd
Cicero,
NY
US

Most people would agree that they need a little TLC in their lives. This is especially true when the acronym stands for "Therapeutic Lifestyle Choices." Drs. Jerry and Joe Rosney take this into account as they examine their patients and formulate personalized treatment plans to address patient health concerns. Whether they’re treating whole families or individual clients, TLC's chiropractors always approach healing with a holistic outlook. Their in-office care is only part of an equation that includes regular exercise and proper nutrition.

208 Fayette Street
Manlius,
NY
US