In 2000, Doctor of Chiropractic William A. Straughn moved his self-named practice to Florissant, the place where he was born and raised and where his grandmother still lives. This move enabled him to serve the people of his hometown who suffer from chronic lower-back and neck pain or who need to regain their footing after an accident or injury. Dr. Straughn and his staff also teach patients how they can improve their diets and how to incorporate healthy habits into their workdays, such as doing jumping jacks in a crowded elevator or sprinting full speed to the restroom.
At St Louis Hypnosis Clinic, hypnotherapist Brian S. Madrid believes hypnosis can help you achieve your goals. Certified by the American Hypnosis Association, Madrid also uses his bachelor's degree in nursing to assist clients who want to stop smoking, lose weight, or manage pain. In addition to private sessions, he runs group classes that focus on boosting relaxation.
Doctor of Chiropractic Christina Faccin—a certified acupuncturist and hypnotist—leverages her degree in chiropractic care as she assists her staff during holistic treatments. Working in tandem with Doctor of Chiropractic Jacob Funk, Dr. Faccin oversees and performs a range of services, including chiropractic exams, digital x-rays, massages, adjustments, and nutritional guidance on how to eat less of your dog's homework. Her center also empowers clients with noninvasive services such as microcurrent facials, which utilize electrical jolts to stimulate muscles and boost collagen production.
David Rozeboom was an insurance adjustor when a transformative session with a chiropractor inspired him to take up the discipline for himself. That was 35 years ago. Ever since, the attentive doctor has been adjusting spines using the sacro occipital technic method at his namesake practice. Additionally, Dr. Rozeboom offers healing via applied kinesiology, laser tools, and nutritional counseling. To help those suffering from allergies, asthma, ear infections, and falling-anvil-related injuries, the office employs licensed massage therapists and advanced chiropractic equipment including x-ray machines.
Doctor of Chiropractic Matt Berman?s abilities have made him somewhat of a celebrity, if his clientele is any indication. In addition to the clients at his private practice?Berman Chiropractic & Wellness?Dr. Berman has performed chiropractic therapies for celebrities including musicians, athletes, and dancers. And despite his precise expertise, his office doesn?t have a clinical feel. A stone wall and relaxed ambiance reminds visitors more of a spa than a doctor?s office.
But Dr. Berman does know a thing or two about clinical settings; he began his medical career working in a hospital, where he observed that patients sustained themselves with long-term medication, too-frequent surgeries, or sugarcoated multivitamins. By contrast, when he began working in a chiropractic office, he recalls that ?people were getting better without the use of drugs or surgery.? Inspired by his initial brush with chiropractic, he now combines holistic health services such as spinal-decompression therapies and weight-loss programs with an eight-person massage team that offers 14 different modalities. Dr. Berman, along with Dr. Craig Connor, are members of Professional Sports Care, a chiropractic sports medicine organization that provides services to PGA tour players and professional golf programs.
Since 2003, Advanced Health & Wellness' resident chiropractor, Dr. Kyle LeBlanc, has unburdened spines of all their aches and pains. During complimentary consultations, the certified doctor discusses each patient's health concerns, and suggests the most effective course of treatment. For patients recovering from auto accidents, for instance, that means chiropractic sessions that help reduce inflammation and increase range of motion.
Dr. Kyle's expertise isn't limited to chiropractic, though?he employs plenty of other soothing modalities, from trigger-point therapy to electric stimulation. In addition to healing pain-stricken patients, Dr. Kyle and his team help clients learn to care for themselves through educational events, such as chiropractic seminars.