Led by a chiropractor with more than a decade of experience, Bailey Chiropractic’s staff of technicians and massage therapists helps patients maintain a healthy body free from chronic pain. Along with spinal adjustments—designed to correct subluxations, or nerve-blocking misalignments of the vertebrae—patients come in for spinal decompression, a surgery-free back therapy that can treat issues ranging from herniated discs to osteoarthritis. Chiropractic services focus on the spine, and therapeutic massages and specialized exercises seek to counteract muscular imbalances that can cause tension and lower a person’s maximum high-five elevation. To help clients in their quests for a pain-free existence, Bailey Chiropractic’s facility features a slew of state-of-the-art equipment, including a digital x-ray machine, electrical-stimulation devices, and Triton DTS decompression tables.
Inspired by her own physical rehabilitation due to chiropractic care, board-certified chiropractic physician Dr. Kimberly Joseph-Alvarez of Complete Chiropractic Health Center strives to better her patients’ well-being with personalized plans that treat bodily imbalances. In tandem with x-rays that reveal disorganized vertebrae, a chiropractic exam spells out potential causes of painful symptoms and viable noninvasive methods to repair bodies without voiding their warranty. Careful adjustments target asymmetrical sections of the anatomy with controlled pressure that returns the spine to a normal, harmonious position. Using soft-tissue manipulation, the one-hour massage targets muscles, tendons, and ligaments to shoo away loitering stress from the doorstep of relaxation.
Licensed and practicing since 1987, Dr. Paul Malavenda, DC, directs a chiropractic clinic that provides chiropractic treatment and alternative therapies for diseases caused by vertebral subluxation, or out-of-position vertebrae that irritate spinal nerves. Dr. Malavenda identifies and treats subluxation, which can cause nerves to malfunction, affect muscles, and degenerate bones. The clinic also provides massage, physical therapy, accident treatment, nutritional counseling, and thermal imaging, which can be used to detect pre-cancerous tissue.
Synergy Wellness Clinic founder Doctor of Chiropractic Gustavo Marshall’s experiences with traditional organized medicine left him disappointed, noting that it felt like “looking at the trees, rather than the whole forest.” So the licensed chiropractor assembled a team of heathcare practitioners who could work together to address the whole person, rather than just his or her symptoms. “Here, we’re always looking at the body from the standpoint of the whole forest,” he says.
When Dr. Marshall meets with new patients, he considers a variety of factors, such as their living environment, sleep habits, nutrition, and frequency of hot-coal walks. Then, he may pair his own chiropractic techniques with massage therapy or nutritional counseling. And if his own clinic doesn’t have the resources his patients need, he’s happy to recommend additional practitioners to help them on their path to wellness.
Dr. Marshall also recognizes that, regardless of his client’s ailment, stress can be a huge barrier to recovery. So he strives to establish his clinic as a refuge from the urban bustle. During massages, for instance, therapists ensconce patients in private treatment rooms equipped with flickering candles, memory-foam tables, and soothing music. They also draw upon aromatherapy to deepen relaxation.
Dr. Silver and his staff team up at Silver Chiropractic Centre to restore bodily harmony to troubled physiques with a repertoire of holistic methods, which includes spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and massage. For the last 23 years, the practice has used physical therapy and x-ray technology to study as well as treat the debilitating aches and pains caused by sports injuries, auto accidents, and everyday stress. The staff's multidisciplinary approach allows them to alleviate immediate aches, while also providing preventive care that suppresses the resurgence of pain. X-rays and thorough chiropractic, orthopedic, and neurologic exams inform specialists on the appropriate hands-on treatments for specific ailments, and additional therapies, such as ultrasound and electrical muscle stimulation, undoing the pains of falling asleep.
Dr. Jason A. Bailey was playing football his sophomore year at Vanderbilt when he injured his hand. After two years of conventional medicine, two of his fingers still felt numb so he decided to give chiropractics a try. A few adjustments later, his digits were in tip-top shape. Though he could now finally pursue a career in professional finger painting, Dr. Bailey was inspired to become a chiropractor.
Since then, Dr. Bailey has opened his own practice and shares his spinal know-how as the co-host of a radio show called High Performance Health and Healing. At the office, Bailey treats patients with myriad techniques, using hands, heat, lasers, and mechanical systems to provide drug- and surgery-free solutions for his clients.