Doctor of Chiropractic Antonio Crisci has spent the past two decades not only relieving patients’ back pain but also giving them the tools and knowledge to lead more active lives. With online wellness tips and exercise videos, he provides real-life solutions for daily issues, such as how to avoid muscular damage when talking on the phone or the best way to lift a 200-pound anvil. These tips work to supplement his in-office treatment plans, which could include spinal adjustments, electrical muscle stimulation, or therapeutic massages.
Pain specialist Dr. Mazzone of Healing Touch Neurologic Relief Center specializes in neurologic-relief testing and is 1 of only about 225 doctors in the world who specializes in the technique. He and his staff can seek out the sources of maladies such as chronic pain, migraines, and fibromyalgia, and then prescribe an effective NRC treatment plan along with corrective exercises, massage therapy, or nutritional counseling.
When his painful plantar fasciitis made surgery an almost certain necessity, Doctor of Chiropractic Carl Rafey sought help from a chiropractor. To his surprise, he was able to find relief without an invasive procedure, a twist of fate that propelled him into the doctorate program at Logan College of Chiropractic. Doctor of Chiropractic AJ Evans had a similar experience, which brought them together at Rafey Chiropractic.
Now, the doctors soothe muscles and work to improve general health with technology and a mastery of chiropractic techniques. After they examine clients' spines and test clients’ ability to turn, bend, and touch their toes without reciting nursery rhymes, they nudge vertebrae into place and offer helpful tips about nutrition and exercise. Massage therapists also aid guests with relaxation and therapeutic techniques.
As an eighth grader, Laurie Jahnke was amazed at how a trip to the chiropractor quelled her lower-back pain caused by gymnastics. After that, her interest in the practice never waned. Now, Doctor of Chiropractic Laurie Jahnke prides herself on her practice’s natural, prescription-free care; she treats her patients with traditional chiropractic methods, such as adjustments and nutritional plans. To draw up the proper treatment plan, she examines her patients’ issues with the Core Score Easy Scan, which looks at the muscle tone and balance surrounding the spine, organ and gland control, and heart-rate variability, which determines the body’s ability to adapt to daily stresses, such as a traffic jam caused by a stampede of elephants crossing the highway.
If you took random snapshots of Naomi Goertz's life, you would see her involved in sports, music, office work, teaching, and parenting, and—through it all—dealing with chronic pain. Though unpleasant, the pain was a blessing: Naomi's healing path led her to the massage-therapy career she loves. With Swedish massage as a baseline, Naomi blends such techniques a deep-tissue strokes and craniosacral therapy to tailor bodywork to individual needs. Clients may also solicit Naomi's healing hands for short, focused chair massages.
Doctor of Chiropractic Stephanie C. Owens caters to her clients with numerous chiropractic services and therapies at her disposal, as well as experience from years in the US Army Reserves and working at a VA hospital. In addition to traditional spinal screenings and adjustments, she and her staff administer therapeutic massage therapy, electrical muscle stimulation, and paraffin baths to enhance health and feelings of well-being.