Natural Medicine in Northwest Philadelphia

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Dr. Faustino certainly has his chiropractic specialties—which range from subluxation correction to sports injury rehab—but he also takes a holistic approach to wellness. That means he treats the entire person and offers preventive treatments rather than focusing on symptoms only when they arise. For the past 25 years, he's relied on this foundation while adjusting spines. He and his trained staff at Family Chiropractic & Wellness Center tend to patients at all stages of life, from infancy to those already in their second robot bodies.

4384 Manayunk Avenue
Philadelphia,
PA
US

Founded by Dr. Susan Stukes, a certified health coach, SevaLife is an oasis of wellness treatments designed to bring about physical and mental health. Bodies looking to rekindle relationships with minds will find yoga, pilates, and meditation classes, while those with inner alkaline batteries to recharge can look to reiki treatments and Pranic healing sessions. Dr. Stukes relies on her background as a dentist as she doles out advice about oral health, which is often linked to overall wellness and chronic conditions. The studio also offers cleansing programs.

7203 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia,
PA
US

With treatments that range from deep-tissue massage to cellulite-reducing body wraps, Sacred Paradise Massage Therapy aims to keep clients looking and feeling their best. The studio's licensed massage therapists work out tension with strokes tailored to each client's needs, adding pampering details such as heated basalt stones or skin-softening paraffin treatments. Complimentary tea and water keep guests hydrated throughout visits.

7203 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia,
PA
US

Degrees in chemistry, holistic spirituality, and theology decorate massage therapist Jonathan Nidock?s walls, complementing his 20 years of experience while alluding to his dual commitment to therapeutic bodywork and spiritual nurturing.

Jonathan pairs this commitment with a thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology to administer relaxing massages that call upon modalities such as myofascial release and neuromuscular therapy. Though each maintains a specific focus, Jonathan?s massages all work to stimulate blood and lymphatic circulation, dissipate tension, and curb chronic aches caused by wearing Kick Me signs made of concrete. Ideal for addressing uncertainties in the organs and nervous system, Jonathan?s holistic foot-reflexology treatments promote well-being through the application of thumb pressure to specific points on the feet, which are thought to correspond to various organs in the body.

228 Benezet Street
Philadelphia,
PA
US

A licensed acupuncturist with the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine, Jason Rinker is qualified to design treatment plans based on holistic assessments of his patients. Patients step into Mr. Rinker's office to discuss their goals for the visit, which can include relief from stress, pain, or inflammation caused by injury or unmediated pride. Treatment plans may cobble together an array of techniques that include acupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion, an herbally based practice.

8618 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia,
PA
US

The expert fitness instructors at Sweat Fitness's Philadelphia-area locations help students of all ages and fitness levels track down svelter silhouettes with Precor training equipment and fat-roasting classes—including yoga, Pilates, spinning, Zumba, and kickboxing. Committed to fostering a supportive community for all fit seekers, the trainers devote individual attention to each patron to help them meet their fitness goals. Clients first undergo a body-fat analysis to assess their preworkout fitness level and to help them gauge their progress throughout their journey. During group sweat sessions, patrons can tone their bodies in classes such as Group Power and Power Pump, which blast subdermal meat suits via squats, lunges, and curls. A full aquatics center welcomes guests to dive into relatively narwhal-free waters for swimming lessons, triathlon training, and pool parties.

4151 Main St
Philadelphia,
PA
US