Body and Soul Healthcare, P.C.‘s board-certified chiropractor, Dr. Sheila Crowe, focuses her attention on lifestyle education as she and her team, including four trained massage therapists, enhance clients' health with holistic treatments. Dr. Crowe strives for empathy and good communication in her relationships with patients, developing custom treatment plans to help each past the finish line of whole-body well-being by assessing their health with an orthopedic, neurologic, and multiple-choice exam. Along with chiropractic treatments and nutritional counseling, Dr. Crowe encourages healthy minds and bodies with breastfeeding support in-office and over the phone, as well as holistic treatments for fertility and prenatal care.
Center owner Dr. Kelly L. Geritano believes in the ability of the body to heal itself. She combines that philosophy with a doctorate from the National University of Health Sciences and certifications in acupuncture, hypnotism, and basic meridian therapy to advise her patients, helping them reach for the optimum wellness stored on the top shelf. Along with a team of therapists, Dr. Geritano encourages proactive health with services such as massage therapy, fertility treatments, and nutritional programs.
Licensed aesthetician and business owner Linda Camacho has surgical precision with a makeup brush. Drawing on 12 years of experience beautifying clients, Camacho and her crew of expert beauty techs pamper faces with a dynamic array of makeup and skincare services. Clients can nix fuzz from upper lips with a waxing session or request a full makeover replete with a Bioelements facial, lash extensions, and a makeup application. A skilled massage therapist is also on hand to perform deep-tissue techniques that promote circulation and Swedish massages that leave clients reminiscing about their last lutefisk sandwich.
At House of Phitness & Nutrition, certified trainers lead group and personal training sessions. Athletes sweat through moves that blend calisthenics, plyometrics, functional training, and self-defense, all designed to work with their individual bodies. Classes meet indoors at various gyms and outdoors at area parks during warm months.
Lisa Thomas Salon's pair of licensed aestheticians deploy their training to design custom refresher courses that promote radiant, healthy complexions. Staffers usher guests down pumpkin- and coffee-colored hallways to a treatment chamber, inviting them to recline on a bed draped in fresh linens and a soft, chenille throw. After sizing up conditions on the skin's surface, an aesthetician may pull products from the md formulations line with glycolic compounds engineered to safely exfoliate sensitive skin. The resulting refresher course may subdue overproductive oil glands, soothe inflammation caused by rosacea, or replenish moisture and nutrients lost through aging or reading only by laser light.
The doctors of chiropractic at Chiro One Wellness Centers put patients at the core of their efforts. Though the centers are spread the country, with locations in Illinois, Kentucky and Texas, the company's mission remains to help patients and their surrounding communities reach their maximum potential through a combination of customized chiropractic treatment plans and education. This approach doesn't just assuage painful symptoms—it's also designed to uncover the root causes of ailments such as whiplash, insomnia, headaches, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and more.
In their efforts to improve communication in the central nervous system by addressing nerve interference, chiropractors provide spinal adjustments and supplemental treatments such as cervical traction, therapeutic exercise and balance-strengthening wobble boards. Their practice extends far beyond the wellness centers, however: community-outreach efforts take them to health fairs, offsite spinal screenings, and complimentary workshops on a range of wellness topics. They also devote themselves to nonprofit work with several organizations, including The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. At the Chiros Care Free Wellness Center, they examine and treat Chicago's homeless and HIV-positive population, fueled by their belief that everyone should have access to expert preventive care.