Seneca Anderson, licensed acupuncturist, naturopath, and founder of Longevity Health Center, takes a holistic approach to overall health, treating patients with the additional expertise of his attentive staff. Comprehensive services guide patients down the road to overall wellness, abating chronic ailments and curbing poor eating habits. Tools to achieve such goals include bio-energetic evaluation, a method for identifying the environmental toxins that contribute to chronic ailments, as well as chiropractic care and massage therapy. The ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture, a means of balancing bodily energy and communing with the spirits of ancient hedgehogs, can alleviate the vice-like pain of headaches and the discomfort of stomach issues, among other maladies.
Part of the ancient discipline of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is gaining more and more acceptance by practitioners of Western medicine. The treatment uses hair-thin needles placed into the skin to help alleviate the symptoms of a variety of health problems, including chronic pain, stress and anxiety, and gastrointestinal disorders.
During a client's first appointment at Northside Acupuncture, licensed acupuncturist Julie Shengaout reviews their medical history and Fantasy Football lineup and performs a physical examination. She also evaluates the client’s current medications, vitamins, and supplements before the acupuncture treatment.
Adding to a résumé that already flaunts more than 100,000 spinal adjustments, Dr. Gregory King presides over Backsmart Chiropractic’s bounty of restorative, pain-alleviating services. Verbal consultations kick off initial visits to the friendly office, and then bone buffs carry on with chiropractic evaluations that include orthopedic and neurological testing, reflex assessments, and muscle interrogation. Next, the exacting gaze of a panoramic x-ray scours sore areas for misaligned vertebrae and other evidence that the client has been sleeping inside a chimney. Two adjustments work to gently realign coiled columns, leading to a revivified immune system and improved posture. Once spinal rods are set straight, a 30-minute massage strives to ease any lingering aches while rendering the body as relaxed as a worm in the rain.
At Levinson Family Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic David Levinson is a walking dictionary of treatments that can correct ailments without the use of drugs or surgery. He has gathered these techniques—such as spinal decompression, state-of-the-art instrument adjustments, and traditional adjustments—over more than three decades of experience, working with patients ranging from infant to athlete. Massage therapy and acupuncture round out the clinic’s drug-free treatments.
From general medicine and chiropractic treatments to testing services and physical therapy, Wellness Plus Clinic covers every base of its clients' well-being. Perhaps this is why so many programs there seem to have multiple facets. The medically supervised weight-loss programs help patients shed unwanted pounds with services such as meal plans, hCG or B-12 injections, and counseling. Chiropractic regimens work in tandem with pain-management plans to ease chronic pain. The doctors also rehabilitate people after car wrecks, sports injuries, and slap fights with the governor. In addition to its health-related services, the clinic handles such medical-aesthetics procedures as Latisse, cosmetic injections—such as Botox, Dysport, Juvederm, Restylane and Perlane—and skin cryo treatments. Wellness Plus Clinic accepts Major Medical Insurance plans for most of their services.
From a young age, Acupuncture and Wellness Center’s licensed acupuncturist and specialist in Chinese medicine, Li Hua Shu, TCMD, was indoctrinated into the world of holistic healing by his grandfather, a well-known Chinese medicine doctor and acupuncturist in his hometown in China. For the past 19 years, Dr. Shu has treated patients afflicted with a variety of symptoms, from asthma and eczema to skin panicking at the thought of kissing needles. Helping bring the body, mind, and spirit into balance, Dr. Shu seeks the root of symptoms and treats ailments with gentle acupuncture sessions, herbology, and oriental medicine. He also demonstrates his healing skills during Tui Na treatments, a Chinese medical therapy that can be combined with acupuncture to help loosen dormant Qi while reducing stress with massage strokes and acupressure techniques.