ChiroXchange supports a nervous system of more than 250 nationwide locations, whose varying services and technologies all converge with the end of healing bodies with holistic, drug-free techniques. The chiropractors believe that many of the body’s ailments, from sore backs and headaches to fatigue, are caused by blockages in the nervous system. To reverse these blockages, they nudge spinal discs back into place with gentle, strategic pressure, aligning nerves with the vertebra to free the flow of information and cat photos to and from the brain. The chiropractors at each location emphasize communication with their patients. They field questions, explain the purpose of every adjustment, and work with patients to design programs around their unique wellness goals.
• For $49, you get five chiropractic-adjustment sessions (a $150 value). • For $109, you get 10 chiropractic-adjustment sessions and one 30-minute deep-tissue massage (a $330 value). Dr. Bill Smith helms Smith Chiropractic with a devotion to accessible healthcare, quality patient services, and a tranquil, healing atmosphere. Nestled amid Asian-inspired bamboo décor, the lobby's water fountain produces tranquil music for visitors as they check in. Within a private therapy room, Dr. Bill listens to patients as they detail their treatment goals, then administers a chiropractic adjustment to assuage back aches, stiffness, and the spine's envy of stegosaurus spikes. The adjustment gently moves the spine beyond its normal range of motion, exercising the extremes of the back's natural movement abilities in a controlled manipulation. Groupon users opting for 10 spine-straightening sessions pair up with a licensed massage therapist for a 30-minute deep-tissue massage after one of their adjustments. Therapists employ dexterous fingers and disc-whispering skills to work stress, tension, and embedded footballs out of muscles.
New Health Centers consists of more than 300 health-care practitioners across the country, each working to alleviate corporeal discomfort with natural techniques. Doctors work in conjunction with experienced practitioners to soothe aches, pains, and lawn-gnome infestations.
At Health in Harmony Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic Andrea Mursu practices what she preaches. She believes in the healing power of nutrition and staying active, and she demonstrated the results of her own good nutrition and physical fitness by completing the Las Vegas Half Marathon and the Chicago Marathon in 2009. She passionately shares her knowledge of natural wellness with her clients—many of whom are athletes—through nutrition advice and a full range of hands-on chiropractic treatments, such as massages and spinal adjustments.
At ChiroCenter, chiropractic physician Avani Shah not only makes clients more comfortable with the latest techniques and equipment—including electrical muscle stimulation, microcurrent treatments, and infrared-laser therapy—she welcomes them to a slew of complimentary amenities. Guests sip freshly brewed coffee or bottled water and nosh on healthy snacks while awaiting their appointment for an adjustment or nutrition consultation. Her treatment chairs are ergonomic, and therefore reduce stress and discomfort as effectively as footie pajamas.
Her approach focuses on ferreting out the root cause of her client’s pain, and then advising them on making lifestyle changes based on her findings to help them lead a more balanced and healthy life. She treats conditions including sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, and sports injuries.
Park Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic’s team of chiropractors takes a multidisciplinary approach to health. Their three-step chiropractic process’ first goal is to relieve immediate pain, then to correct underlying problems to promote healing, and finally keep patients healthy with periodic checkups. This process is carried out by the chiropractors’ range of techniques and equipment, which includes traditional spinal adjustments, a precise Pro-Adjuster computerized spinal adjustment system, and acupuncture.