At Watkins Total Healthcare, we take great pride in providing the finest chiropractic care to each and every patient. We have included information below about the different chiropractic services offered in our Gainesville chiropractic office, but please call us at 770-534-0656 if you have any questions!
We provide advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "state of the art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques, Dr. Mary Watkins has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained professional can even be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health or wellness.
At Watkins Total Healthcare, we teach our patients how to perform special "blueprint" exercises which can help strengthen and correct the irregularities in their body which may be causing pain. Many of these corrective exercises can actually be performed in the comfort of your own home to help improve the effectiveness of your chiropractic care and spinal correction plan. In addition to skeletal misalignment, you may be experiencing pain that is caused by muscles and connective tissues which are out of their proper place. Other types of pain such as back pain, neck pain, and headaches are caused by muscles and tissues that are being used improperly, causing injuries over time. In each case, targeted corrective exercises and stretches from our experienced chiropractor will help you feel good while also helping your body achieve balance and health.
Many of our patients come to see our chiropractor to address a specific pain symptom such as back pain, neck pain or headaches. While our chiropractor will address each patient's specific condition with chiropractic care, we often find it helpful to "coach" our patients towards achieving a healthier lifestyle. For example, there may be certain activities that you should avoid or do differently to prevent yourself from unintentionally aggravating your particular health challenges. The goal of including lifestyle advice with a chiropractic care plan is to help each and every patient achieve the fulfilling and happy lifestyle they deserve, one that is full of the activities that are enjoyed most. We recognize that every single one of our patients is a whole person, and we use our expertise to help them reach total health and wellness.
What does nutrition have to do with chiropractic care? The goal of chiropractic care is to help patients achieve total health and balance with their body, and as part of that goal we provide specific recommendations on nutritional supplements and healthy food choices. Nutritional counseling by our experienced chiropractic health professionals can assist a patient on their return to optimal health. Do you know which supplements and vitamins are good for you? Do you know how these supplements and vitamins interact with one another? At our Gainesville chiropractic clinic, we can provide each patient with a structured nutritional program that is based on their individual needs.
Spinal & Postural Screenings
There is a saying that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Your spinal health is no exception. Posture and spinal screenings by a trained and experienced chiropractor such as Dr. Mary Watkins can help reveal important health information, unlocking the door to improved health and well-being. In order to help the Gainesville community, we provide screenings at area malls, community events, health fairs and places of employment. Contact us today at 770-534-0656 to arrange a screening at your event or workplace.
Family Medical Care
The term medical care means different things to each individual. For Watkins Total Healthcare it is a consultation, examination, procedure or diagostic testing provided by a nurse practitioner and/or other medical professionals overseen by a medical director for services related to the maintenance of health, prevention of illness and treatment of illness or injury.
Medically Supervised Weight Loss
The Medically Supervised Weight-Loss program is now being offered at Watkins Total Healthcare. By teaming with medical professionals produces greater results. Our medical staff will work with you by professionally moderating and tracking your progress to help ensure the best possible outcome for you.
Obesity and overweight are among the most common problems that can contribute to human health problems. In the environment, our food, air and water supply are contaminated by chemical toxins, additives and stabilizers which can cause disruption to your brain’s hypothalamic function. This can lead to a negative cascade effects including changes in metabolism, hormone production and the body’s natural weight set point. As a result, accumulation of abnormal body fat storage and water retention may occur.
How would you like a diet that can bring fast results?
Exercising, diet foods and pills may help, only that they require a lot longer time before you can see the results. We can provide you with personalized coaching through HCG diet procedure. This popular diet procedure allows you to lose up to a pound a day, or even more while enjoying its safe and natural effects.
Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Maintaining a healthy body weight significantly contributes to your overall physical health and well-being. It can bring a lot of benefits in several ways. It lowers your risk for health problems such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and breathing problems. It also helps you feel good about yourself, and gives you more energy to enjoy life. When you feel good physically, you tend to feel good emotionally as well.
Problems with Overweight and Obesity
Our american society has become extremely overweight, characterized by environments that promote increased food intake, less nutritious foods, and physical inactivity. Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.
There are many factors that can play a role in becoming overweight or obese. These include too much intake of calories, sedentary lifestyle or not getting enough physical activity, environment and culture, and genes. In the United States, overweight and obesity keep getting worse because of cultural reasons such as bigger portion sizes, little time to exercise or cook healthy diet and using cars to get places instead of walking.
If you want to get rid of excess weight and unwanted fats in less time, we can help. We provide personalized coaching through the diet. Everyone deserves to be healthy and happy including you. Call our office for more information on how you can achieve your ideal body weight faster and naturally.
Vascular studies are a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to assess the blood flow in arteries and veins. A transducer (like a microphone) sends out ultrasonic sound waves at a frequency too high to be heard. Vascular ultrasound can be used to evaluate arteries or veins in nearly any part of the body, including blood vessels in the neck, abdomen, arms and legs.
**Non- invasive means the procedure does not require the use of needles or anesthesia. Unlike other imaging tests, ultrasound does not require radiation or contrast dye.
Some conditions which may affect blood flow include, but are not limited to, the following:
Embolus or thrombus