Mane Expressions scissor-wielder Michele S. unleashes a host of styling skills to rejuvenate lackluster locks. The savvy stylist can deftly trim strands to get rid of split ends or strategically hide poorly planned forehead tattoos before a partial highlight illuminates freshly shorn noggins with subtle streaks. Alternately, during a keratin smoothing treatment, a professional frizz fighter soaks cuticles in a formaldehyde-free protein serum to banish frizz and coax reclusive shine out of hiding. The 90-minute process can treat all hair types, including color-treated coifs and wigs woven from spaghetti.
As the seventh of eight children, Kim Osborne must have seen her fair share of bumps and bruises. Growing up with many siblings may have contributed to her decision to earn a Bachelor of Science degree with a pre-med emphasis. But nothing could have prepared her for the serious illness her third child experienced shortly after she was born. After an unsuccessful attempt to treat her daughter's condition with traditional medicine, Osborne turned to a local chiropractor. She was on the road to health within a few visits and Osborne has made it her life's mission to help others experience the same healing. Now a chiropractic physician certified in family practice, Kim Osborne, DC, has also received specialized training in acupuncture, botanical medicine, and women's health to better care for her patients.
Dr. Osborne leads the staff at Rockford Wellness & Diagnostic Center in performing advanced diagnostic testing and conservative treatments that focus on preventing disease by seeking out the underlying causes. She uses the low-force Activator Methods adjusting instrument to deliver gentle chiropractic care. Dr. Osborne can analyze saliva to reveal the potential effectiveness of bioidentical hormone therapy or evaluate hair samples to determine heavy-metal toxicity. She also combats the effects of aging and promotes physical healing by saturating bodily tissues with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Established by licensed medical-massage therapist Leila Kayser-MacQueen, Circle of Wellness offers services to promote whole-body healing, which they believe leads to optimal health. With more than a decade of experience under her belt, Leila leads her team as they realign spines with chiropractic services and perform acupuncture treatments. Rehabilitation programs assist those recovering from surgery, work or auto injuries, or dealing with restricted range of motion. Medical massages are known to reduce pain, alleviate muscular tightness, and return a sunshiny feeling to bodies. Circle of Wellness is also an in-network provider for 15 major insurance companies.
Northern Illinois Medical Group specializes in alternative and holistic health care. Its team of medical professionals seek to keep people entirely disease-free with services such as diagnostic testing, physical therapy, and acupuncture. New patients should expect to see professionals including MDs, counselors, and massage therapists, who treat a wide range of conditions.
Doctor of Chiropractic Mike Donohue uses corrective adjustments of the spine and joints, acupuncture treatments, and nutritional advice to set his patients back on the path to health. This medley of approaches cares for the body as a whole, rather than simply working to mask symptoms with masking tape.
Doctors Melissa Ryan, Ronald Masukawa, and Susan Crowe are the talented physicians behind Midwest Wellness Health Center, which has been providing holistic healthcare to McHenry County for more than 15 years. Dr. Ryan brings an expansive background of sports injuries and applied kinesiology to all of her chiropractic and acupuncture sessions. Throughout her career, she has found success utilizing acupuncture on a diverse client base, treating them for conditions such as stress relief, weight loss, insomnia, headaches, and cancer pain. Dr. Ryan's sports rehabilitative work complements Dr. Masukawa's in-depth knowledge of women's health and his focus on fertility. Dr. Crowe's family-practice specialization and psychology degree to create a rock-solid team ready to tackle any malady. Their expertise in holistic treatments allows Midwest Wellness Health Center to treat not just individual problems, but the whole patient. Patients of the facility can request acupuncture or individualized nutritional counseling or seek general chiropractic care.