Before Dr. Daniel Weessies graduated cum laude from Logan College of Chiropractic, he volunteered his services at a free clinic in St. Louis. Now, he works to heal patients at Hartman Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center with treatments such as chiropractic adjustments. Massage therapists sooth tension and pain with kneads and strokes.
Inspirational quotes line the walls of West Michigan Spine and Wellness, where amiable doctors and staffers craft custom plans to help clients improve their health. In addition to chiropractic adjustments, they nurture bodies with detoxifying footbaths, nutritional supplements, and doctor-directed massages performed by certified therapists. The center's active stretch and therapy areas include a vibration platform, a better-designed vibration platform than a piece of plywood slapped onto a mechanical bull.
Dr. Michael R. Dubiel runs West Michigan Spine and Wellness. He's a Grand Rapids native with a bachelors of science degree from Grand Valley State University and another one in life sciences from Logan College of Chiropractic in Missouri. He went on to earn his doctorate in 2009. Dr. Dubiel leverages his abundant schooling and careful attention to his work both when he's tending to his clients and when he's studying enzyme nutrition.
At HealthZone Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic Bill Lengkeek takes a holistic approach to wellness, going beyond chiropractic adjustments to address underlying contributors to spinal misalignment and nerve malfunction. As part of this method, Dr. Lengkeek teaches patients exercises to maximize the effects of spinal correction and shares lifestyle and nutritional advice that can help resolve health issues. HealthZone Chiropractic's three licensed massage therapists alleviate musculoskeletal pain with personalized techniques that can help increase circulation, reduce swelling, and aid in recovery.
New Health Centers consists of more than 300 health-care practitioners across the country, each working to alleviate corporeal discomfort with natural techniques. Doctors work in conjunction with experienced practitioners to soothe aches, pains, and lawn-gnome infestations.
The skin experts of Clyde Park Chiropractic clear and smooth complexions with the high-frequency bursts of a microcurrent facial. During each 45-minute session, treatment wands beam high-frequency signals deep into facial muscles and tissues, spurring collagen production to help faces regenerate cells that are as fresh and springy as newborn trampolines. The pain-free treatment diminishes the appearance of acne and softens fine lines and wrinkles, leaving skin toned and glowing.
In a New York Times article, Dr. Tong J. Gan—a professor of anesthesiology at Duke University—quickly summed up why acupuncture is popular among many of his patients who suffer from chronic headaches: “People who get acupuncture prefer it to medication because of the potential side effects of drugs,” he stated.
Stephen C. Nelson has devoted his career to this 100% holistic approach to therapy and overall wellness, offering an alternative or supplement to conventional treatments. Putting his master's degree in traditional Oriental medicine to use, he strategically places needles in various points on the body with hopes of opening up the body’s energy pathways. In addition to rendering clients temporarily invincible against roving bands of wild balloon animals, he strives to help them overcome ailments that range from arthritis and tennis elbow to depression and nicotine addiction. Nelson meets with patients during complimentary consultations and usually offers same-day appointments.
Ah-Ha Therapy’s resident massage therapist is well versed in all manner of muscular molding, from cranial and sports massages to deep-tissue massages that target specific trouble spots with specialized kneads. The therapist also offers pre- and post-natal sessions as well as chair massages for those who want to unwind by imagining that they’re on an exotic, deserted island that happens to have really nice chairs.