As a former athlete who played football in college, Advanced Health and Wellness Center's Doctor of Chiropractic Brandon Bupp became interested in health care after sustaining several injuries. The doctor wanted to know how to treat them, which led him to a bachelor?s degree in exercise physiology and a chiropractic degree. Now, at the center, he and his staff treat high-school, college, and professional athletes to keep them competitive in games of football and slapjack. They also treat nonathletes with therapies such as spine adjustments, corrective exercises, wellness advice, and posture and spinal screenings aided by digital spinal imaging.
Helmed by Dr. Salas, a BWC board-certified licensed chiropractic physician, Vita is committed to ensuring each patient's health through chiropractic treatment and preventive care, with one of two board-certified licensed massage therapists performing all massages. After a general exam (without x-rays) assesses your overall health, you'll get to bliss out as Vita's therapists unknot knots, de-sore sore spots, and focus on treating any number of conditions, be it insomnia, migraines, sports injuries, or lumberjack's block. Therapeutic massage has also been known to boost serotonin levels, helping patients feel balanced and healthy.
When chiropractic physician Dr. Vincent Simokovich, DC, was 19 years old, he suffered a sports injury that would change his life forever. He was told he needed surgery on his lower back, but after watching both of his parents endure a lifetime of pain following their own back surgeries, Simokovich decided to forgo the invasive procedure. A relative introduced him to chiropractic care, which not only resolved his discomfort but also inspired a more-than-two-decade career helping others achieve similar relief. Simokovich is currently working on the completion of a diplomate in chiropractic neurology and metabolic function and directs Procare Wellness Center, where he and chiropractic physician Dr. Sam Galati, DC, take a multipronged approach to alleviating chronic health conditions.
Chiropractic physicians Simokovich and Galati—a former Air Force avionics specialist who is also currently pursuing further training in functional and metabolic medicine—maintain a multifaceted treatment philosophy that aims to unveil the underlying causes of illness. They combine neurological treatments such as spinal-decompression treatments, vibration therapy, olfactory stimulation, and adjustments to correct subluxation with lab testing designed to develop strategies based on a client’s metabolism. The duo also uses an innovative, laser-based technique to combat allergic responses commonly triggered by food, pet dander, or prolonged exposure to homework.
There are many facets to health. That's why Living Tree Center for Healing provides wellness services ranging from chiropractic care and yoga classes to nutritional counseling and lifestyle advice. The facility also employs several licensed massage therapists. In the comfort of a private room, guests may request deep-tissue pressure to mitigate lower-layer aches, or craniosacral therapy to remedy ailments such as TMJ and scoliosis.
Optimal Wellness Center helps transform bodies from the inside out through holistic health services and life coaching. Dr. Keith Jordan leads a dynamic group of physicians and practitioners that restore balance and build strong bodies through an extensive slate of old world and modern health services. Traditional reiki and acupuncture treatment hold sway with advanced body therapies such as flotation tanks, far infrared saunas, and the center?s in-house brand of raw foods and juices.
"Ever since I can remember, I was always a skeptic—of western medicine that is! The idea of a drug or an over-the-counter medication to cover up a symptom didn’t make sense to me," says Dr. Michael Russell on his practice's website. Educated at Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Dr. Russell strives to keep his patients healthy through balance and nutrition. Rather than masking symptoms of illness with pills, ointments, and masking tape, he seeks out their root causes and tries to address them. He provides spinal adjustments to adults and children alike and recommends Standard Process whole-food supplements.