For more than 30 years, the chiropractors at Davis Chiropractic Wellness Center have used their advanced training and several adjustment techniques to bring patients' health into balance. Doctor of Chiropractic Alfred Davis Jr. completed 400 hours of postdoctoral training in the treatment of sports injuries, and is a diplomat of both the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians and the American Academy of Pain Management. He is certified to perform manipulation under anesthesia, and has worked on the medical staff of two area hospitals. Doctor of Chiropractic Katherine Raymondi specializes in physiotherapy and is fluent in Spanish, which helps her to educate more people via the center's community outreach program.
Supported by their dedicated staff, the chiropractors align spines with various techniques, such as the Activator method, which realigns vertebrae with a mallet, and the computerized ProAdjuster method, which analyzes spinal waveforms to make ultra-precise adjustments. The technology was actually used by NASA to test the integrity of ceramic cooling tiles on spaceships as well as by civil engineers to test metal fatigue in aircraft, making it especially perfect for adjusting the spines of cyborg patients.
Becoming a licensed massage therapist was a natural progression for Nancy Silver. Already an enthusiast of yoga and its pain-reducing effects, she began studying Swedish, prenatal, and medical massage techniques at the Institute for Therapeutic Massage to further her understanding of healing powers. Nancy's studies led her to take courses in chair massage, Reiki levels one and two, Eastern bodywork, foot reflexology, and myofascial release. Today, Nancy uses her yoga and massage training to help clients reduce stress and eliminate pain by applying an array of healing techniques, rather than by scolding sore muscles and sending them to timeout.
Doctor of Osteopathy Annette Da Silva relies on nonsurgical therapies to help her patients not only find relief from pain, but also regain the lifestyle their ailments may have cost them. At The Center for Medical Healing, she first performs an in-depth exam to find the underlying cause of clients’ problems, then makes use of exercises, ultrasound, and acupuncture to correct the afflictions. She has experience treating everything from back pain and arthritis to helping clients lose weight and quit smoking.
The reflexology masters at Foot Spa & Tea Bar aim to mend the body at its foundation?quite literally, in fact. By applying gentle massage techniques to specific parts of the feet, the therapists boast the ability to ease ailments ranging from stress to digestive disorders, all through the liberation of energy blockages and by clearing the body's stress-inducing buildup of uric acid and awkward silences. With each soothing treatment comes a complimentary cup of loose-leaf tea, which has antioxidant powers that bolster recent treatments to help keep entire bodies young and healthy.
Doctors of Chiropractic Marco Ferrucci and Timothy Lyons at The Chiropractic Source focus not just on the spine but on its role in the nervous system as a whole. Drawing upon the principles of functional neurology, Dr. Ferrucci and Dr. Lyons examine the relationship between the brain and the body's feedback system. The understanding of this relationship, when combined with traditional spinal-adjustment techniques, allows them to address a wide range of complaints, including abnormal motor function, painful posture, or involuntary moonwalking.
At first glance, the 4,000 square foot main room at Wolke Chiropractic & Rehabilitation may look a lot like a state-of-the art gym, complete with a bike, treadmill, and colorful stability balls. But the machines here are much more advanced than everyday exercise equipment?they're the essential tools Dr. Anthony Wolke and his staff need to treat chiropractic concerns and injuries. Here, spinal decompression tables share space with a power plate that uses vibration to help tone muscles and shake out any rocks that patients may be storing in-between their vertebrae. Meanwhile, in private treatment rooms, the staff treats imbalances with acupuncture treatments and doles out massage therapy for those with more superficial aches and pains.