Licensed chiropractic physicians Dr. Kelly Huber and Dr. Lee Ann Fowler take the helm of Chiropractic Plus's spine-soothing staff, who cosset and correct corporeal aches with chiropractic treatments, therapeutic massages, and customized wellness regimens. The team members join forces to cultivate a full roster of pain-relieving services, such as acupuncture, neuromuscular massages, and detoxifying ionic footbaths. They bolster the tried-and-true treatments with an arsenal of state-of-the-art gadgetry—including on-site x-ray equipment and laser chiropractic tools—and contemporary modalities, such as the Graston technique, a system that utilizes six stainless steel instruments to soothe away chronic inflammation in the soft tissues. To fortify overall health, the staff can even devise personalized physical therapy and nutrition plans.
A Way of Life Acupuncture is dedicated to providing the best and most beneficial care to our patients. We work with patients from all ages and all aspects of life, experiencing various symptoms and conditions. Our treatments are tailored to your needs and done in a spa-like setting.
At Jax Acupuncture, the hands of a skilled acupuncturist, massage therapist, and hypnotherapist combine, using the principles of Chinese medicine to help allay chronic pain disorders and boost bodies to tiptop shape. Complementing a roster of deep-tissue, neuromuscular, and shiatsu massage with herbal therapy, cupping, energy healing, and moxibustion, the holistic professionals can target ailments beyond pain, too, including chronic fatigue, infertility, and autoimmune disorders. Together, their services can restore balance to the body without a trip to a shady back-alley healer.
At Blue Lotus Acupuncture, practitioners Patti Menefee and Chris Rohman stem pain and discomfort by unblocking the body's energy pathways, or meridians. Grounding their practice in the tenets of ancient Chinese medicine, Patti and Chris free obstructions in chi through acupuncture, traditional Chinese herbs, moxibustion, and cupping. The center also offers tuina, a massage technique that integrates acupoints, as well as shoni shin, and hosts acupuncture "Happy Hours" each month that allow patients to receive communal treatments while sipping tea and listening to music.
Dr. Steven Read’s patient feels fine, but he could die within minutes. After taking x-rays of his new patient’s lower back, the chiropractor spots an aortic aneurysm, a thinning along the aorta’s walls that can lead to rupture. The patient, taken aback, agrees to go to the hospital, but stops to see his primary physician first. The doctor disputes Read’s diagnosis, claiming there’s no way an x-ray could spot an aortic aneurysm. Still, the patient checks into the hospital, where surgeons confirm the aortic aneurysm and immediately prep the patient for surgery. After the successful treatment, the patient sends Dr. Read a thank-you card, saying his surgeons confirmed that had the aortic aneurysm ruptured, he would have bled to death in three to four minutes.
Such episodes, though dramatic, don’t surprise Dr. Read, who discovered the power of chiropractic medicine as a college wrestler in need of help overcoming his injuries. Now, with a degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic—among the oldest chiropractic colleges in the United States—Dr. Read helms a team of physicians that integrates therapies such as chiropractic adjustments, hormone replacement, and anti-aging treatments. Through relieving spinal subluxations and bringing the brain and nervous system into harmony, the doctors treat conditions that range from back pain and muscle spasms to numbness and the inability to laugh at slapstick comedies.
Julee Miller never wondered what she wanted to be when she grew up. She knew she was destined for a career in healthcare, and her time spent volunteering at the Bay Pines VA Hospital's physical-therapy department only solidified her trajectory. She graduated from the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with a master's degree after achieving a bachelor's in athletic training. She also added a massage-therapy license to her resume, with certifications in neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, prenatal massage, and reflexology.
Now Julee is a board-certified acupuncturist who skillfully executes Master Tung's pain-management techniques at Health Pointe Jacksonville. In addition to acupuncture and massage, her services include infrared-sauna treatments and weight-loss programs, and she focuses on women’s health by treating hormonal imbalances and infertility. Her clientele includes professional athletes, as well as golf, running, and biking enthusiasts. According to Julee, she worked with the 2004 Olympic massage-therapy team, where she provided therapeutic treatments to all the overworked, injured, and cyborg athletes.