Dr. Douglas Wright calls upon more than 20 years of chiropractic experience to lead a staff that keeps backs kink-free with spinal adjustments, orthopedic treatments, and physical therapy. Chiropractic visits typically begin with a thorough back exam that searches out crooked vertebrae, which can cause chronic pain and impede the nervous system from functioning properly. Through adjustments, a chiropractic specialist gently nudges spines back into place before a massage therapist kneads tension out of knotted muscles. The office's occupational therapy helps keep bodies in shape for jobs or leisure activities, and nutrition counseling revamps diets for clients who've lost bets to eat nothing but Atomic Fireballs for five years.
Inner Spirit Acupuncture administers community-style acupuncture treatments inside a quiet, soothing space. With decorative lanterns dangling from above, groups of up to four patients relax in reclining chairs as the acupuncturists insert needles into the body's strategic distal locations. The facility does not enforce a time limit, allowing each individual to remain in the treatment room for as long as they feel necessary. Sessions at Inner Spirit Acupuncture may help treat a variety of common ailments, including arthritis, hot flashes, stress and fatigue, weight loss and digestive disorders, anxiety and depression, PMS, and many types of pain.
Woodway treadmills whirr and weight machines clank 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Though staffed while sun's up, the fitness center is accessible via members' key cards at night, giving gym-goers ample opportunity to incinerate calories and tone muscles on a full range of Cybex equipment or pass off their tears as sweat while watching Homeward Bound in the cardio theater. Workouts are supplemented with private sessions led by certified personal trainers, online nutritional resources, and onsite tanning booths that gold-plate freshly toned frames.
Using hypnosis, energy therapies, and meditation, Janine Thomson helps clients overcome personal hurdles. Janine is a board-certified hypnotist that conducts private and group sessions that tap into the power of the subconscious mind. Many clients come to them hoping to drop a few pounds and leave with the tools to take on this challenge.
Joseph D'Antona, The Balance Health & Wellness Center's managing director, heads a practice that won Long Island Press's Best Acupuncturist and Best Massage awards for 2013. He uses his advanced certifications in NAET allergy elimination to naturally ride allergies through acupuncture. Collaborating with this expert team of therapists, D'Antona offers services to reduce pain, eliminate stress, and remove toxins. Sessions in the far-infrared sauna and water-fueled colon-hydrotherapy sessions promote wellness and are just two of the center's 25 salutary treatments. Spa procedures, such as cleansing, exfoliating facials, soothing hot-stone massages, and acoustic-wave cellulite-reduction therapy beautify bodies and promote a sense of deep relaxation. D'Antona takes a holistic approach to improving the health of clients, and he and the staff make communication a priority throughout each guest's treatment experience.
Licensed acupuncturist Denise Rusnak and licensed massage therapist Nancy Dionisiou fight physical ailments with natural treatments that target the roots of illness. Their combined expertise in Chinese and Native American herbology, shamanistic techniques, reiki, and Japanese acupuncture round out a holistic skill set that aims to address conditions ranging from depression to digestive issues without using drugs or invasive procedures. The Asian-themed environs soothe eyes with a blend of hues such as mauve and apricot. Sky-blue walls in the treatment room set nerves at ease, bringing back childhood memories of stealing periwinkle crayons from local policemen.