New Life Fitness World motivates calories crusaders with personal trainers and more than 140 hours of group classes. Launch fitness plans in a one-on-one training session before bounding into any of the four locations' exercise courses, such as cycling, Zumba, and Piyo, a combination of yoga, Pilates, and trick yo-yoing. After land-based laps around the indoor tracks, or the aquatic equivalent in the indoor heated pools, fit fiddles can indulge in a sauna steam, a hot-tub soak, or a tanning session. Towel service and locker rooms facilitate transitions out of the gym, while childcare frees parents from the stress of pushing strollers while jogging on the treadmill.
At this patient-focused clinic, Dr. Bashar Salame combines spinal decompression, nutritional counseling, and corrective exercises to provide a holistic approach to healthcare. Drawing on the various techniques in his repertoire as necessary, Dr. Salame guides patients through a three-phase wellness program, focusing first on immediate pain relief before correcting underlying causes with spinal adjustments. Finally, Dr. Salame promotes long-term wellness with routine chiropractic care and structured plans to support proper nutrition or build a perfect model bridge from toothpicks.
One is better than two, but three is better than all of them. So at the Madison Heights Chiropractic Center, a trio of physicians triangulate their knowledge of the human body to identify ailments, ease injuries, and educate clients about healthy living. With a 40-year track record and a doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic, Dr. Allen Kash sits on the board of the Michigan Chiropractic Society and allies himself with the American Chiropractic Association. His colleague, Dr. Matthew Cohen has a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, a doctorate from Logan College of Chiropractic, and over five years of experience. He treats patients with a medley of chiropractic techniques, physiotherapy procedures, rehabilitative exercises, and natural supplementation. Finally, nationally certified massage therapist Phil Schultz aids the spine-straightening process with massage while using an array of techniques, such as Swedish, deep tissue, pregnancy, and hot stones. All of his massages can include a complimentary spinal screening, during which the good doctor assesses spinal alignment.
The form of acupuncture known as Korean Orthodox Saahm Acupuncture, or KOSA, treats patients using less needles inserted at shallower depths while achieving fast and long lasting results. According to KOSA, the methods were invented about 400 years ago by Saahm, a Korean ascetic who, upon his death, took the practice's secrets to his grave. His books were rediscovered in the 1950s, however, and they became the basis of a new school of thought on the medical technique. Today, the acupuncturists at KOSA Acupuncture use Saahm's findings to relieve arthritis, allergies, symptoms caused by cancer, bronchitis, multiple sclerosis, and acute or chronic ailments.
The clinical team at Chiropractic Associates of Michigan does much more than simply maintaining its patients' spinal alignments. Rather, practitioners use chiropractic and therapeutic techniques to promote overall health. Chiropractor Lanny Lipson, also an applied kinesiologist, studied with the man some consider to be the "father" of applied kinesiology, George Goodheart, DC. In practice, Dr. Lipson uses diagnostic tools such as dynamic range-of-motion testing to facilitate the repair of soft-tissue injuries and gauge someone's ability to do the Electric Slide. He also specializes in correcting nutritional imbalances and designing custom diet plans for weight-loss success. His extensive knowledge and experience earned him a ranking as one of the top 10 chiropractors in Warren by RateMDs.com and a 2012 Talk of the Town News Customer Satisfaction Award.
Dr. Lipson's team includes fellow chiropractors Linda-Golladay Merchberger and Christina Coxon as well as a reflexology expert, who has been practicing for more than two decades. To enhance their wellness plans, their patients can stop by The Healing Store for Standard Process supplements, books about holistic healing, and natural personal-care products.