As a second-generation chiropractor, Doctor of Chiropractic Melinda Tolitsky knew from an early age the advantages of a natural approach to health care. At St. Johns Family Chiropractic, she helps patients find relief from pain with manual adjustments and electrical muscle stimulation. Dr. Tolitsky also encourages patients to rehabilitate with therapeutic exercises, such as double leg lifts, hip rolls, and the cat-camel stretch.
Doctor of Chiropractic Rhett Butler melds chiropractic care with advice on proper diet and exercise plans to help his patients achieve overall wellness. He realigns spines on special chiropractic tables in semiprivate treatments rooms and supervises patients as they break a sweat to workout videos streaming from a flat-screen TV on the wall. Dr. Butler’s health plans treat ailments such as lower-back pain, headaches, and a tendency to yell sports-drink slogans at inappropriate times.
Doctor of chiropractic Mike C. Chanatry is most interested in restoring the body's ability to move, and he does so without the aid of medication or surgery. With manual techniques such as myofascial release and chiropractic adjustments, he channels the body's innate self-healing mechanism to achieve a variety of results, from vanquishing back pain to helping golfers lengthen their drive.
Helmed by Dr. Opachich, the team of holistic healers at Opachich Wellness Center uses Advanced Allergy Therapeutics (AAT) to diagnose allergens and retrain the body during allergy-relief sessions. During the one-hour procedure, practitioners expose patients to tiny amounts of allergens to determine which allergies, if any, exist. After identifying allergies to foods, airborne irritants, chemicals, and cupcakes frosted with pollen, a specialist treats bodies with a combination of acupressure techniques and positive-response modalities.
"Something hurts." The doctors at Absolute Medical Clinic—which has eight locations in Jacksonville and its surrounding areas—are used to hearing that from their patients. Fortunately, their clinics' thorough diagnostics systems can swiftly pinpoint the issue in most cases. After x-rays, ultrasounds, or other tests, they work with men, women, and kids to develop an appropriate treatment plan.
Like a truck driver who's way ahead of schedule, their treatment plans might take a lot of different routes. In addition to chiropractic treatments, the doctors on staff have experience in rehabilitation, physical therapy, and various forms of medical care. They work alongside massage therapists, and the team also gives guidance on nutrition and overall health. Med spa treatments including laser hair removal and body contouring mean that the outside of the body gets almost as much attention as the inside.
Licensed chiropractic physicians Dr. Kelly Huber and Dr. Lee Ann Fowler take the helm of Chiropractic Plus's spine-soothing staff, who cosset and correct corporeal aches with chiropractic treatments, therapeutic massages, and customized wellness regimens. The team members join forces to cultivate a full roster of pain-relieving services, such as acupuncture, neuromuscular massages, and detoxifying ionic footbaths. They bolster the tried-and-true treatments with an arsenal of state-of-the-art gadgetry—including on-site x-ray equipment and laser chiropractic tools—and contemporary modalities, such as the Graston technique, a system that utilizes six stainless steel instruments to soothe away chronic inflammation in the soft tissues. To fortify overall health, the staff can even devise personalized physical therapy and nutrition plans.