Utilizing acupuncture therapy and Chinese herbal medicine, licensed acupuncturist Marc Gerstein has been practicing holistic treatments since 1984, working to prevent, identify, and treat a variety of conditions. Precisely placed hair-like needles attempt to realign the body’s energy flow and front-wheel drive, while a custom blend of Chinese herbs enhances the treatment's restorative effects. Acupuncture Associates of Hartford also provides a series of adjunct therapies such as acupressure, reflexology, and cupping. Performed by clinic-assistant Leslie Franks—a licensed massage therapist, expert wielder of essential oils, and martial arts master with 30 years of experience under her belt—the adjunct treatments complement acupuncture sessions and banish stubborn sicknesses with underlying brawn.
As someone who has always been in touch with the intangible elements of health, Tara Cornish is well suited to a career in reflexology and energy. She brings that gestalt mindset to bear when kneading pressure points on the hands and feet in an effort to address depression and anxiety or bolster the function of individual organs. Training in reiki, a form of gentle-touch therapy, prepares her to combat a range of maladies by channeling energy said by practitioners to run through the body and universe. Tara also serves as a doula, or labor helper, to expectant mothers, coaching them through the birthing process and explaining why every baby has to be named Cranston.
We offer rapid, long-term relief from the many symptoms caused by allergies and sensitivities without medication, needles or avoidance. AAT is a unique and highly effective approach to the treatment of allergy symptoms blending traditional Chinese medicine with 21st century science to change the body's reactions.
Doctor of Chiropractic Chris Chase believes conditions such as back pain, migraines, and sciatica result from a condition called anterior head syndrome (AHS). The most visible sign of the syndrome is a head the droops forward in front of the shoulders due to factors such as gravity, the weight of the head, poor posture, or a really heavy hat. From this drooping comes a tense spine, which is an ideal condition from which pain can sprout. At Dr. Chase's clinic, Advanced Chiropractic, he and his staff treat AHS using structural-correlation techniques, which are chiropractic techniques that focus on correcting the spine and recentering the head between the shoulders.
Combining modern technology and ancient chiropractic techniques, the spine-soothers at West Hartford Chiropractic provide therapeutic treatment for acute and chronic conditions. The posture-propping procedure begins with a comprehensive chiropractic exam, in which backbone specialists assess overall spinal wellness. Next, West Hartford Chiropractic founder Dr. Moshe Laub will demand feats of flexibility, turning the spotlight on patients who can put hats on their heads with their feet, and tests reflexes by gently tapping knees to make sure they are not full of maple syrup. X-rays will occasionally be used to illuminate the dark corners of possible degeneration. Once any underlying conditions such as hula-hoop hip or texting-thumb syndrome are identified, the doctor will devise a treatment plan and corrective exercises. Targeted relief treatment may include spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and soft-tissue massage, as well as wellness techniques for discouraging discomfort at home.
Kirk Scarlett is on the advisory board at Branford Hall Career Institute, where he works with faculty, students, and outside health-care professionals to promote massage and its benefits in the community. Kirk is also a licensed massage therapist, spreading his massage gospel more directly out of his cozy Healing Hands Studio. Guests can solicit him for flowing Swedish strokes, as well as more focused techniques such as deep tissue and sports therapy.
Since 1986, Capitol Chiropractic Center has helped clients to attain and maintain health through chiropractic care while educating them on how to enhance their nutrition and lifestyle. Doctor of Chiropractic Karlos Boghosian holds certifications in the United States and Canada and has years of experience helping others to find relief from back pain, headaches, allergies, asthma, and stomach problems. His fluency in four different languages helps him to reach out to a range of clientele including those whose pain forces them to speak in various forms of "Ow." In private treatment rooms equipped with digital x-rays and digital infrared thermography, the doctor and his trained staff work to properly adjust spines and knead through tightened muscles.