Cherie Conover, a Reiki master, opens her studio to the public for revitalizing treatments that nourish the mind and body. A Reiki World offers treatments to both adults and children, and Cherie—also a certified instructor—imparts the foundations of the practice to students of all ages during beginners and advanced classes. The center also offers reflexology treatments with aromatherapy and opens its doors twice a month for group meditation sessions.
Doctors Christopher Caliri, Holly Norton, and Angela Ciresi work to locate spinal out-of-wackness and come up with a treatment plan to address the problem. Chiropractic is a safe, completely natural form of healthcare that corrects the causes of physical ailments instead of treating the symptoms, so the body is equipped to heal itself. Both spine shops treat adults, and the East Greenwich location specializes in pediatric care.
Licensed chiropractor Dr. Mary Basler believes that true wellness is all-encompassing, and it requires all parts—especially bones, muscles, and nerves—to be in balance. Because of this outlook, she takes a whole-person approach to developing treatment plans for her patients, combining hands-on chiropractic techniques with nutritional counseling, lifestyle guidance, corrective exercises, natural vitamins and minerals, and physiological therapies. The success stories featured on her practice’s website speak to her thorough healing methods, with one client saying that she “[works] wonders by addressing all the obvious and not-so-obvious sources of discomfort and unease.
Opus Acupuncture believes in treating patients holistically, applying their expertise in Oriental medicine to assuage ailments without medications or surgery. Educating their patients about their health is important to them—a staff member sits down with each to discuss options, goals, and the intricacies of the stock market before beginning treatment plans. During acupuncture sessions, thin needles are inserted along the body's energy pathways in order to encourage blood flow and reduce tension.
While living at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Massachusetts, Dr. Leon Harris developed a keen appreciation for alternative healing—and he had found his calling. He enrolled at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine where he learned Oriental medicine through acupuncture and herbology. Now within his Golden Road Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine practice, all can seek his expertise for everything from stress to digestive issues, muscular or skeletal pain, respiratory, reproductive, or emotional ailments.
Doctor of Chiropractic Jean Peelor wants to make sure her patients feel even better at home than they do when they leave her office. First, she examines patients and adjusts spines to reduce pain inside her comfortable office, and then she goes the extra mile by designing a custom wellness program that patients can follow through with at home. These effective at-home programs can include exercises, stretches, and ice or heat applications.
Though patients can maintain their health at home, regular visits to Dr. Peelor can still play a vital part in recovery and health maintenance. Her meticulous examinations and adjustments to the spine can help stave off future problems in addition to relieving any pain the patient feels on an ongoing basis. Taking a whole-body approach to care, she also offers nutritional counseling, massage therapy, and skin services at Discover Health and Wellness. The doctor also helps educate both patients and the general public with a biweekly newsletter that provides updates on modern chiropractic and crossword puzzles in which all the answers are “spine.”