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CHIROPRACTIC

Chiropractic is based on the idea that the body is self-sustaining and self-healing. The body is, in essence, completely controlled by the brain through its connection via the spinal cord and the vast networks of nerves that make up the body. When this system is not functioning at its peak, the overall performance of the human body is lacking.The word chiropractic stems from Greek, meaning ” By hand only”. In this nature, drugs and medicine are not utilized as a form of treating a patient. While supplementation and nutrition are almost always a part of the bigger picture, drugs and prescriptions can be viewed as band-aids to treat symptoms rather than going to the source and treating the real problem. While it’s often perceived that the chiropractor is solely here to treat back and neck pain, this is simply a small piece of what the profession is really capable of handling. Chiropractors not only treat pain problems such as sciatica and joint pain, but are largely called on to deal with more significant health issues from Colic in infants, infertility, vertigo and many more.
Dr. Macri is unique in her approach as she evaluates each person and tailors their treatment plan according to their particular needs. She is versed in many techniques and utilizes additional modalities and muscle retraining as a regular addition to the manipulation of the spine.

ACUPUNCTURE

Rooted in Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture is a modality that can address virtually any imbalance in the body, even if there is no Western diagnosis. Acupuncture points are selected based upon a Chinese Medicine diagnostic model, which considers all aspects of health, lifestyle, and emotional well-being. The classical Chinese explanation is that channels of energy run in regular patterns through the body and over its surface. These energy channels, called meridians, are like rivers flowing through the body to irrigate and nourish the tissues. An obstruction in the movement of these energy rivers is like a dam that backs up in others. The acupuncture needles unblock the obstructions at the dams, and reestablish the regular flow through the meridians. Acupuncture treatments can therefore help the body’s internal organs to correct imbalances in their digestion, absorption, and energy production activities. The modern scientific explanation is that needling the acupuncture points stimulates the nervous system to release chemicals in the muscles, spinal cord, and brain. These chemicals will either change the experience of pain, or they will trigger the release of other chemicals and hormones which influence the body’s own internal regulating system, acting as a wake up call to the natural healing potential within.

MASSAGE

Therapeutic massage is an excellent method to improve overall health, having a number of beneficial effects on the body and mind. The lymphatic system is stimulated during massage to help reduce edema and swelling. Blood circulation also increases in massage to bring more oxygen and nutrients into the muscle tissue, reducing fatigue.
Massage is very beneficial for muscle spasms and soft tissue injuries, aids in surgery recovery, back pain, eating and sleeping disorders, high blood pressure, diabetes and many other conditions.
Subsequently, massage is highly beneficial for depression and anxiety by increasing serotonin and dopamine transmitters. It also reduces levels of cortisol in the body therefore combating stress.

*Pre-natal massage is also offered at our facility!

COLD LASER THERAPY

Cold Laser Therapy is an excellent treatment that is often utilized to treat a wide array of conditions and pain. This therapy allows the body to naturally heal itself by utilizing a combination of electric stimulation and cold laser technology. This low level laser therapy consists of a light-emitting device that can be utilized on many different parts of the body.

In addition to simple back and neck pain, cold laser therapy has been utilized for a number of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, tendonitis and sprains. The number of conditions that have been notably increased in the usage of this therapy include carpal tunnel syndrome, wound management, shoulder and neck injuries, muscle and joint pain, as well as a long list of others.

Ask Us Today About Utilizing Cold Laser Therapy Treatment in your road to health!

REFLEXOLOGY

Reflexology is an ancient, natural healing art. It is based on the principle that there are reflexes in the hands, feet and ears that correspond to every part, gland and organ of the body. Through application of pressure on these reflexes, reflexology relieves tension, improves circulation and promotes the natural function of the related areas of the body. In ancient times we stimulated reflexes naturally by walking barefoot over rocks, stones and rough ground, or by using our hands more often to climb, build or work. In today’s modern world we have lost much of nature’s way of maintaining a balanced and healthy equilibrium. Reflexology helps to restore this balance and promote natural health and vitality. At Macri Wellness Center, Reflexology is conducted on the feet. Our Therapist applies therapeutic grade essential oils necessary to bring forth relaxation and address relief where needed. if you are pregnant or diabetic, please consult with your Primary Care physician to see if this treatment is for you.

NUTRITION COUNSELING

In depth evaluation of current health and lifestyle to determine the possible cause of problems. Useful for those wanting to enhance their wellbeing, heal gut disorders, or determine causes of and resolve autoimmune issues. Labs and other diagnostic testing may be ordered. Packages available for treatment plans.

CHINESE HERBS/TCM

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a system of medicine at least 23 centuries old that aims to prevent or heal disease by maintaining or restoring balance. TCM makes use of herbs and herbal formulas to strengthen organ function and support good health. An understanding of the functions of various herbal components gives the TCM practitioner a way to create a custom formula for each patient’s specific condition. Those who are trained to prescribe Chinese Herbs have a 4-year Master’s degree and are nationally board certified in Oriental Medicine. We utilize a pharmacy that ensures high quality herbs and manufacturing standards. In TCM, herbs are often combined in formulas and given as teas, capsules, liquid extracts, granules, or powders.

REIKI

Reiki is an energetic therapy used to to relax and strengthen a patient’s wellbeing. It can be used for many issues including reducing pain, facilitating anxiety, reducing side-effects of medications, and support recovery after injuries or surgery. The Traditional uses of Reiki are that of facilitating Mind/Body balance. Reiki is a great integrative therapy to try because people generally start feeling better very quickly. As symptoms and pain lessen, and people feel hopeful about regaining their health, they feel more able to incorporate other needed health interventions or make needed lifestyle changes. Reiki therapy often clears the mind, enabling patients to better evaluate the sometimes conflicting medical information being offered by various specialists, so they can make important treatment decisions with greater confidence. In this way, Reiki can help people become more actively involved in their own health.

ELECTRICAL MUSCLE STIMULATION

Electrical Muscle Stimulation is an exceptional way to help the body in the healing process. This is accomplished by sending a very small electrical current into the affected soft tissue injury or muscle spasm. The therapy utilizes this current in an effort to help reduce swelling and release trigger points that may have the muscle locked up. It does this by helping the body to release natural relievers of pain often referred to as endorphins.

This is a great therapy if there is a spasm in a back or neck muscle. It works well in relaxing the muscle and allowing it to return to its normal state rather quickly. Short therapy sessions are excellent at facilitating healing from acute and chronic pain.

Ask Dr. Macri if Electrical Muscle Stimulation is right for you today!

Ionic Foot Detox

A warm water foot bath which pull toxins out of the body via the pores in the bottom of the feet. Colors and consistency changes in the water indicate the presence and location of toxins in the body, such as yeast and heavy metals.

Vibrational Therapy

Our state of the art Vibra Trim machine improves overall fitness, balance, strength and posture. It also improves circulation and oxygenation of the tissues, as well as lymphatic movement. Those with poor metabolism, stiff muscles and high blood sugar particularly benefit from this therapy. Even those with high stress and neurological conditions notice significant improvement.