Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 11–25 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Knee Rehab
Brands Used: Supartz
Pro Tip: Bring any old x-rays or pertinent information regarding current problem.
“It gives me a pride to help patients regain their health naturally, with no use of addictive drugs or surgery," says Dr. Ross Carter, owner of GentleDr. He and his team of chiropractors, general practitioners, and registered nurses specialize in rehabilitation therapy, . They assist patients in reducing pain and regaining mobility, especially in the wake of an injury. They also emphasize healthy living as a road to recovery, and Dr. Carter often speaks publicly at wellness seminars, having lent his wisdom to such establishments as the Duluth Police Force, Gold's Gym, Costco, and over 20 childcare centers.
A licensed chiropractor specializing in sports medicine and nonsurgical orthopedics, Dr. David Ficco works to heal his patients with natural solutions to common chiropractic problems. He adjusts and manipulates spines to bring discs back into alignment after they've escaped from their normal spots due to trauma or injury, relieving frequent problems with the muscular and central nervous systems. Chiropractic work may also alleviate a range of other maladies including allergies, back pain, headaches, and neck pain. Dr. Ficco can even improve relatively healthy spines, improving overall health with chiropractic massage—performed by licensed massage therapists—that maximizes musculoskeletal efficiency and remove toxins hiding in the muscular safe houses.
For 25 years, the chiropractors and licensed acupuncturists at Sun Wellness Center have sought the root cause of clients’ health complaints for more effective treatment. Whether realigning vertebrae or rerouting the body’s blocked energy pathways, the practitioners adhere to a timeless holistic code that derives its healing from methods older than today’s synthetic medicines or shamans who only communicate through text messages. After treating existing sore spots, they can also put bodies on the path to better overall health with customized nutritional counseling.
When Dr. Jeremy Martin received more than 400 postgraduate hours in the fields of neurology and brain mapping, he did so for one reason: to pinpoint where a pain is coming from, as opposed to where it’s hurting. The advantage, he believes, is that locating the source of pain frees patients from having to rely on medications, which merely cover up the symptoms of the pain. Dr. Martin elaborates on his drug-free approach to pain in his book Chronic Pain: Beyond the Meds.
The holistic experts at Optimum Health fuse Western medicine and alternative therapies to tackle clients? health and wellness concerns. While chiropractors identify and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, physical rehab specialists treat injuries and disabilities by crafting custom protocols composed of therapeutic exercises, hot and cold therapies, and neuromuscular re-education. Similarly, skilled massage therapists employ deep-tissue, myofascial, and trigger-point therapies to loosen and restore tense sinews. Doctors and nurse practitioners target pain at its source rather than merely covering up the symptoms with painkillers or a plastic tarp. Additionally, Optimum Health's specialists craft custom treatment plans for patients struggling with weight loss, nutrition, and stress as they target the underlying causes of health issues.