Kangen water is “electrolyzed-reduced and hydrogen-enriched water” created from a machine manufactured by Enagic International, a Japan-based company. According to the company’s website, they have been “the leading manufacturer of alkaline ionizers and water filtration machines in the world” for over four decades.
Chiropractic medicine is known for its non-surgical approach to chronic pain and other musculoskeletal conditions, but also has much more to offer. However, finding the right doctor can be as daunting as shopping for a comfortable pair of shoes. Here, three reputable practitioners talk about securing individualized care and getting the most out of chiropractic.
In addition to offering a full spine manual and activator family practice, St. John teaches her patients what to do after they leave her office. “We teach muscle memory; proper positions for sleeping, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, vacuuming, etc. She also offers Standard Process supplements.
Edwards has owned and operated Life Chiropractic Clinic for 15 years, and specializes in chiropractic services and nutrition counseling. She also provides products by Foot Levelers, a company that produces custom-made orthotic footwear, and the clinic has recently added a Foot Leveler kiosk. The device scans the feet to obtain data pertaining to the arches and how they affect the body’s overall balance.
The nutritional counseling provided at Dixon Wellness and Chiropractic includes blood chemistry analysis and nutrition response testing (muscle testing or AK). A massage therapist is also available and educational seminars can be arranged on nutrition topics for church groups, civic organization and other interested parties.
Jaynes founded Augusta St. Clinic in 1987. The clinic provides chiropractic and homeopathy care, and his specialty is providing holistic care through bio-feedback testing and German biological remedies. Augusta St. Clinic also offers Lyme evaluations, ionized oxygen therapy and MORA biofeedback therapy, and the patients range from infants to adults.
After practicing in Greenville for over two decades, Dr. George A. Auger is well known in the area. He was named Best Chiropractor in the Upstate by the Greenville News for two consecutive years, and received Palmetto State Chiropractic Association’s first ever Chiropractor of the Year award. His most recent publication is a co-authored book, The World’s Best Kept Health Secret Revealed.
Sensory isolation in a floatation tank is known for inducing deep relaxation with subsequent improved health…The Book of Floating: Exploring the Private Sea, by Michael Hutchison, reports on 20th-century research suggesting the therapy can help allay ailments like chronic pain, migraines and sore muscles. There’s also evidence for enhanced meditation, creativity and spiritual experiences.
Massey asserts, “Anyone who comes to the center will find a dedicated staff of caring practitioners. We individually and collectively strive to educate and empower our patients to find the answers they need to optimize their health potential. For those currently in a health crisis, or for those who just want maintenance care, we have a wide variety of tools to help you accomplish your health goals.”
A favorite of Clemson Downs residents is an intergenerational program called Brain Fitness Camp. Hosted by Dr. Cheryl Dye, Director of the Institute for Engaged Aging at CU’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Science, undergraduate students establish a program of activities that Marketing Specialist Ruthie Millar says, “meet residents where they are”. The six-week programs encompass a variety of subjects such as fitness, exercise, music, dance, food and more. Friendships are formed between students and residents, sometimes lasting beyond graduation.