After a hockey collision, ninth grader Peter Buzek feels a sharp pain in his back and tingling in his legs. His doctor diagnoses it as muscle spasms and writes him a prescription, but the sensations continue to worsen. When they grow so potent that 13-year-old Buzek must use a cane to walk around, he heads into a chiropractic office for an alternative solution. The chiropractor discovers a herniated disc and quickly gets to work, helping Buzek ditch the cane only after a few weeks of care. Amazed by the curative abilities and spelling difficulty of chiropractic, he sets his sights on someday becoming a chiropractor.
After finishing school, Doctor of Chiropractic Peter Buzek opened Buzek Chiropractic, where he and his team have treated clients ranging from days-old infants to professional athletes. The 1,650-sqaure-foot clinic houses multiple treatment rooms, each designed for specific services such as adjustments, exams, and massage therapy. Dr. Buzek also employs an arsenal of additional services to find and treat the root of a patient's problem, whether it be a child's bed-wetting issue or an adult's sciatica-related hip pain.
Voted Small Business of the Year in 2009 by Amherstburg's Chamber of Commerce, Amherstburg Vision Centre boasts more than 1,000 pairs of eyeglass frames and sunglasses in their showroom. Let a sight-sharpening member of the optometric team bring distant acorns or macro-squirrels into dazzling focus with stylish specs from such designer brands as Adidas, Ray-Ban ($135+), Coach, Dolce & Gabanna, and Suntrends ($135+). With many additional items priced from $50–$120, frugal eyeballs are also granted the chance to find their vision-correcting soul mate. For those whose ocular jelly requires no refinement, a host of sunglasses, such as polarized FishGillz sunglasses ($55+), and sports sun wear eagerly awaits to perch on noses and nuzzle up beside ear lobes ($55+).
A longtime resident of Windsor, Dr. Patrick Smith, M.D. returned to the area after completing medical school and opened a family practice in 1987. He enjoyed the work but longed to transition into dermatology, for which he held both a passion and professional training. Years later, he assembled a team of estheticians and opened his namesake skincare clinic: Dr. P.X. Smith Medical Cosmetics.
Open for more than seven years, the clinic offers cosmetic and medical-grade services including Botox and Juvederm, laser skin-resurfacing treatments, and mole removal from both faces and lawns. Dr. Smith performs all medical consultations and directly supervises treatments performed by his highly trained staff.
As a skincare expert, the doctor is dedicated to educating his community about the dangers of excessive sun exposure. He worked at the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre before starting his family practice and coordinated the Mark Hunt Melanoma Awareness Fund-Raising Walk to heighten awareness of skin cancer, particularly malignant melanoma.
At BodyLight Fat Loss Centers, which maintains a commitment to customer satisfaction, trained technicians harness the power of LED bulbs to keep their patients looking slim and youthful. Their signature treatment uses an array of LEDs to shrink fat cells and dispose of excess fat across the entire body, resulting in a slimmer figure. Other LED treatments include facial skin rejuvenation and skin tightening.
Helmed by Dr. David Bridgeo—a specialist in skincare and anti-aging medicine—the team at Eclipse Cosmetic and Laser Centre helps clients fend off the marks of time with nonsurgical treatments. These services range from Botox injections that smooth over fine lines and wrinkles to IPL laser therapy that can diminish sun damage, spider veins, and rare but deadly scorpion veins. To enhance treatment results, Dr. Bridgeo and his staff keep products on hand for at-home skincare, stocking brands such as Vivier Pharma.