Licensed doctor of chiropractic Howard Kessler treats chronic pain and promotes long-term wellness with an arsenal of ameliorating modalities and procedures. During the patient's first visit, the chiropractor inspects the form and function of skeletal architecture with a consultation and x-ray, followed by an initial adjustment to restore proper vertebrae placement and replace any Jenga pieces that have dislodged and floated away. In subsequent visits, Dr. Kessler conducts two more treatments to reverse any harmful subluxations and unpinch the precious spinal nerves that connect to all muscles and major organs. In addition to healing injury and preventing chronic pain with expertly administered adjustments, Dr. Kessler further pursues the body's well being with a range of treatments including massage ($22), neuromuscular reduction ($25), manual traction ($20), or therapeutic tickling.
Located within The Back Care Center and led by Doctor of Chiropractic David Schwartz, Back at Ease's knowledgeable staff has been soothing weary spines and their surrounding muscles for two decades. Dr. Schwartz’s strengthening and healing services—which include vertebral adjustments and spinal decompression—make way for the relaxing strokes of two massage therapists, who mollify tense muscles in private, candlelit rooms.
The center pays special attention to athletes and their injuries; three professional staff members have backgrounds in the sporting world and draw on their experience to bolster their clients’ health and skill sets. Titleist-certified golf fitness instructor and biomechanic Nick Manoy sets swings straight and repairs painful divots in muscles with corrective exercise programs. Similarly, Jon Manos calls upon 25 years of experience as a PGA teaching professional to customize lessons that stress the importance of muscle memory and build strength by replacing traditional clubs with sledgehammers. Certified personal trainer Terence W. Kerrigan, a triathlete and a graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, takes on athletes in other sports, sharing the lessons he has picked up from training with professional boxers and Ironmen.
New Health Centers consists of more than 400 health-care practitioners across the country, each working to alleviate physical discomfort with natural techniques. Doctors work in conjunction with licensed massage therapists to soothe aches, pains, and relieve stress.
At Carin Williams Acupuncture, a licensed acupuncturist—who is also a registered nurse—uses thin, sterile needles during treatments that attempt to remove blockages that may affect underlying bodily energies. By removing these blockages, the treatments can help restore bodies to a natural balance and may offer relaxation and respite from health conditions, such as migraines, lower back pain, or insomnia. These acupuncture treatments can also have effects in weight-loss treatments, potentially stimulating metabolism.