Faith Sevilla-Bingemer was born with the number one tool for her trade?-her hands. But when it comes to helping her clients find relief from chronic pain or stress, she'll reach for numerous aids to customize a treatment plan that best suits their particular aches and ails. During relaxation-focused Swedish massage, Faith may incorporate light oils or lotions to cut down on friction as she applies broad, flowing strokes that help stimulate circulation and tame tension. Steam heated river stones may be placed along the client's back, allowing the soothing heat to penetrate deep into sore muscles, while a hot poultice Thai massage swaps out rocks for a warm muslin bag filled with therapeutic herbs.
As a youngster, a debilitating football injury left Doctor of Chiropractic Robert Milham unable to walk without severe back and leg pain. Rather than traveling down the surgery and medication path, Dr. Milham went to a chiropractor. That visit not only cured him of his daily pain, but also inspired him to follow in the doctor's footsteps.
Today, at Milham Family Chiropractic, he employs manual adjustments, corrective exercises, and massage therapy to relieve pain. He also dispenses nutritional counseling to his patients, enhancing wellness with vitamins and supplements and explaining how to remove all the calories from an ice cream sandwich.