There seems to be support waiting around every corner of North Kansas City Hospital’s 69-acre campus. Whether through their acute care facility, their accredited chest-pain center, a children’s learning center, or a pavilion dedicated to an array of inpatient and outpatient services, the healing center dispenses cures for ailments both big and small. In addition to fixing physical problems, such as a broken bone or a bad haircut, the hospital also offers support in the form of counseling and group fitness classes such as yoga, Zumba, and kickboxing.
Though the emergency room can be a daunting place, The Urgency Room promises a comparable level of care without the stress of a hospital visit. The urgent-care clinic, staffed by board-certified physicians, quickly tends to illnesses and injuries such as broken bones, deep cuts, and everyday sicknesses requiring immediate attention. The staff also tackles standard physicals, drug and alcohol testing, vaccinations, and physical therapy. With a lab, an x-ray machine, and a pharmacy in-house, rarely does a patient need to venture off-site for treatment.
Barry Pointe Family Care's presiding quartet of doctors takes care of bodies from the inside out with a variety of health-care and cosmetic services, ranging from general physical exams to laser hair removal. Specializing in wellness for the entire family, the doctors provide meticulous exams for patients of all ages, from the cradle to the clown-school years, and are well versed in alleviating common chronic conditions, such as diabetes and hypertension. The clinic's resident aesthetician maintains skin health with rejuvenating chemical peels, IPL photofacials, Botox, and other treatments designed to divest visages of the effects of endless smooches from Father Time.
A hair studio, yoga den, and holistic wellness center might seem like a unique combination, but it makes perfect sense to founders Holly Williams and Angela Cronk. Both come from work backgrounds in beauty services and maintain personal lifestyles that emphasize holistic wellness—creating the roots of their center that combines the best of both worlds. At Hagoyah, they’ve assembled a team of stylists, massage therapists, yoga instructors, and life coaches that provides just those things to all of their clients and students, helping them achieve a personal balance between the physical and mental.
On a regular day at Hagoyah, a massage therapist soothes muscles with various techniques, and elsewhere instructors move through relaxing yoga poses within heated rooms. Aestheticians create their own facial products for clients, and stylists with John Paul Mitchell and other credentials cut and color hair to complement their clients’ looks. The services don't stop at the studio, though. Life coaches and nutritional coaches are also on hand to help clients make lifelong positive changes that can bolster their health inside and out.
The team at Lifestyle Chiropractic & Wellness aim to support holistic wellbeing with a range of health services. Doctor of chiropractic Shelley Lowman pinpoints the source of aches and chronic pain before performing adjustments that can prevent injury and support healing. To augment bodily calm, licensed massage therapist Mykesha Young tweaks each of her techniques to the needs of the client, whether they simply need to relax or they're recovering from a Hacky Sack tournament.
At Stillpoint Neurofeedback, NeurOptimal technology detects and maps out kinks in the brain waves for better overall well-being. During a neurofeedback session, a trainer first affixes sensors to your head that transfer your brain-wave activity to computerized software. Meanwhile, you'll watch slowly transforming geometric patterns and listen to oft-skipping music—each skip triggers a reset in your brain—that all culminate in relaxation and easing of maladies. Some issues that may be uncovered based on brainwave patterns include depression and anxiety, poor overall wellness or mental acuity, and lacking athletic performance.