Schooled in human biology and in chiropractic medicine, Dr. Brandt Stock tunes up his patients with both skeletal and muscular adjustments. He particularly focuses on helping people with chronic pain through long term chiropractic programs that entail monthly visits. Patients can also visit one of the licensed massage therapists who work alongside the doctor for a Swedish, trigger-point therapy, or deep-tissue massage, each conducted on a heated table.
Licensed massage therapist Emily Sparks attended Eagle Gate College, where she perfected hands-on techniques such as Swedish massage, deep-tissue bodywork, and opening a pickle jar with one finger. Now in the comfort of her own Spark of Life massage suite, Emily can melt stress with a relaxation massage or apply firmer kneads to relieve muscle aches and spasms.
Elyse Ipsen understands firsthand how natural remedies can aid health. As a child, she suffered from allergies and eczema, but it wasn't until her mother taught her about holistic healing that she saw results. Inspired by her own experiences, Elyse began learning other healthful techniques and methods and became determined to share her knowledge with others.
Today, Elyse helps clients regain vigor at Wellness Within Me. Her services focus on promoting health by purging the body of toxins and unwanted substances, be it through cleansing colon hydrotherapy or the soothing soak of ionic footbaths. Elyse also hosts classes to encourage positive lifestyle changes, such as eating raw foods instead of dining on processed ingredients or grazing.
When clients book a massage with Laretta Tompkins, they can rest assured knowing they're in good hands. Not only is Laretta a licensed massage therapist and member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals organization, she has also taken numerous continuing education courses to expand her knowledge of specific techniques such as trigger point therapy, and earned certification in cupping therapy along the way. Depending on her clients' needs, she coaxes away knots with light Swedish-style techniques or more pressurized strokes––deep tissue sessions are ideal for those with chronic pain, while hot stone massage uses heat to penetrate deeper muscle layers and melt tension until it evaporates in a showy puff of steam.
Hypnotherapist Paul W. Smith, CCHt, proves the efficacy of hypnotherapy each time he helps clients to quit smoking, lose weight, or remember where they left the remote. Using only his words, Smith guides patients into a deep state of concentrated relaxation—hypnosis—where the mind becomes hyper responsive to ideas or images. As Smith taps into the unconscious mind, patients retain full control; they can withhold information, respond yes or no, and recall everything they recount. With repeated sessions, patients can gain mastery over their state of awareness and thereby correct behaviors that undermine healthy living.
Doctor of Chiropractic Eric J. Berube first discovered chiropractic medicine as a patient in dire need of relief. Afflicted with torticollis, or “frozen neck,” Dr. Berube suffered intense pain and spasms for weeks until a chiropractic appointment set him free. Now, at Back to Health Chiropractic, Dr. Berube works to provide the same freedom from pain to each of his patients, offering an extensive treatment plan that integrates traditional adjustments, spinal decompression, physical therapy, and nutrition counseling.