With so many recent advancements in the field of dentistry, there's no longer a compelling reason to avoid the dentist. This is especially true if your local office is The Dentistry, where dental professionals offer patients a range of general or restorative services. Before performing services, the team determines whether a sedation option might be necessary by administering a brief anxiety test, in order to ensure that patients stay comfortable during treatment.
Dr. Thomas Kalkstein earned his degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1983. In the decades since his graduation, Dr. Kalkstein has honed a progressive chiropractic method that can render numerous health benefits. He uses spinal adjustments to relive pain, treat injuries, and even fight disease—all without relying on drugs or invasive procedures.
Twenty years ago, the founders of Med Health Services were fraught with frustration. Avoidable health emergencies such as strokes and heart attacks were killing too many people nationwide. They pondered how to shift medicine's emphasis from treatment of acute symptoms to disease prevention and early detection. Their answer was an OSHA-certified outpatient facility that partners with physicians to perform diagnostic medical tests.
Today, at more than 50 area locations, Med Health Services’ team of pathologists, radiologists, and cardiologists addresses problems plaguing the American health-care system. Many patients undergo expensive tests at hospitals when they're already very sick, and many doctors don't have the right equipment to perform these tests in their offices. By taking some of these tests out of the hospital, Med Health Services helps doctors and patients catch serious problems in their early stages. Appointments are easy to schedule, and results turn around quickly, like a somersaulting carousel.
Assessments range from ultrasounds and x-rays to blood and nerve-conduction tests. Board-certified physicians and registered technologists perform the tests and analyze the results to ensure accuracy and peace of mind. To make the tests as accessible as possible, Med Health Services works with a wide range of health plans and Medicare providers.
Spiritworks' Yoga Studio affords yogis and yoginis of all skill levels the chance to increase flexibility and develop mind-body balance in an intimate, bamboo-floored studio. Typically housing 10 or fewer participants, classes take place several times a day and last for 50 - 90 minutes. Try intro to yoga, where students develop traditional asana poses, or amp up for power flow, a more demanding, faster-flowing class focused on building strength and cardiovascular endurance. Beginner, intermediate, and advances classes are all taught by Spiritworks' limber-minded instructors, who, when combined, account for more than 20 years of fitness experience and at least one half of a complete Captain Planet.
Dr. Nancy Aharon served as a captain in the US Army before owning a number of dental practices. For more than 20 years, she has been examining her patients’ mouths for signs of disease or decay and then addressing any problems. In addition to offering regular checkups, she helps patients during dental emergencies, such as chipping a cuspid or getting a regrettable dental tattoo.
Doctor of Chiropractic Pamela Huston harnesses more than 20 years of experience—as well as her advanced applied kinesiology degree—as she administers FDA-approved Zerona technology to help clients lose unwanted inches. The noninvasive cold-laser system removes stubborn fat from the waist, hips, and thighs through emulsification without negatively affecting cholesterol or triglyceride levels. Zerona requires no strict diet or exercise program to see results, though professionals do recommend both for best results.
Under the sage guidance of Dr. Viki Christopoulos, a double-fellowship, board-certified ophthalmologist, eyepólis analyzes optical orbs and kits them out in fashionable, functional eyewear. A visit begins with a standard vision exam, during which the skilled experts take precise measurements of piercing gazes, evaluate general vision health, and probe for potential problems ($70). Within the confines of eyepólis's modern, boutique-like space, spectacle seekers can marvel at an array of stylish designer frames, many of which are handmade with exquisite detail or imported from such places as France, Italy, and the storied land of Glassachusetts ($60 to $600).
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