Fueled by a lifelong fascination with the herbal remedies of his ancestors, Robinson Gaviria— a public-health specialist with close ties to the community—embraces Eastern medicine. He shares his passion for holistic therapy in the form of acupuncture, an ancient Chinese practice that, according to the World Health Organization, has been shown in controlled trials to treat such maladies as stress and fatigue, headaches, nausea, pain, sciatica, Bell's palsy, digestive issues, and feelings of inferiority to porcupines. Robinson also performs other alternative treatments such as herbal therapy, homeopathy, moxibustion, cupping, and tui na massage.
The doctors and technicians at Medical Therapy Center aim to grant their patients a life without pain. To that end, their procedures—which range from full laboratory and chiropractic services to laser rehabilitation—are performed with advanced technology and a focus on old-fashioned care. The center tends to clients’ exteriors as well, offering cosmetic treatments such as ultracavitation to contour curves and radio-frequency sessions to firm skin. Carboxy therapy improves skin elasticity by infusing cells with CO2 and Stretch Armstrong’s DNA.
Doctor of Chiropractic Amaro M. Exposito, the leader of Care Rehab Center, helps his patients to keep their limbs, spine, and muscles in tiptop shape by employing a variety of services. Massage therapy and chiropractic care team up to tend to both bones and muscles. Nutritional planning services help to bolster health by changing eating habits and teaching people how to remove all the carbs in bread.
A career-ending shoulder injury knocked Chris Goetz out of the NFL early, but it ignited an interest in a brand-new career path: chiropractic. He found that this form of therapy aided him in his recovery, and soon after he finished, he enrolled in chiropractic school. He opened Advance Health Services in 1999, and since then, he and his staff have added a slew of treatments to their repertoire: physical therapy, massage therapy, and medical weight-loss programs.
Doctors of Chiropractic Aura L. Tovar and Francisco J. Diaz have logged a lot of miles. Traveling to Florida from their respective childhood homes of Venezuela and Puerto Rico, they've set up shop in Miami, helping weary travelers and homebodies alike with natural, gentle chiropractic services. In addition to adjusting rebellious spines and tending to sore necks, they also provide guidance for patients seeking to improve their diets, have a healthier work life, or banish chronic headaches. And after locating the source of generosity between the shoulder blades and the coccyx, Dr. Tovar decided to supplement her practice with charitable works, leading to partnerships with Kids Day America International and ChiroMission.
Acupuncture and Massage College helps its surrounding communities in two ways: by teaching students the art of pain and stress relief through therapeutic treatments and by empowering those students to treat those in need. With guidance from experienced instructors, students learn the various techniques of ancient acupuncture and massage, both in the classroom and in the field. Patients can come to the college and bid adieu to their aches and worries by lying down in a treatment room and be treated by a supervised learning practitioner. Students shoo away pain with 50-minute acupuncture treatments or massage sessions, customized to address problematic areas or work around any ventriloquist dummies clients refuse to put down.