General Family Chiropractic: Pediatrics to Seniors
Practicing in a rural setting, with limited medical care, gives Dr. Peters the opportunity to function as a primary care givers. He has developed the diagnostic skills to serve infants to seniors. Global Wellness Clinic has a working relationship with other medical specialists in the area and these relationships and the team approach has been, and continues to be essential for our patients and their well-being. Chiropractic care to the extreme age spectrum requires experience, knowledge, and art to develop the appropriate sensitive treatment.
Dr. Peters is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician (DACBSP). He has worked with patients ranging from youth athletics to the professional athlete throughout central Iowa. Most of his work has been as a team physician with the Madrid High School from 1990 to the present. His expertise in the area of sports injuries created the necessity to develop interdisciplinary approach to patient care. Dr. Peters has had extensive post-graduate work, lectured at seminars, and participated on panel discussions in the field of sports injuries. Please ask for a brochure about chiropractic and sports or link on at sports chiropractic. His most recent experience has been at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA, treating the athletes for 2 weeks, working the Hy-Vee Triathlon, and USA Track and Field at Drake.
Passive>>Active>>Sports Specific>>Optimal Performance
The doctors at GWC are experienced in the evaluation and the treatment of personal injuries and have had extensive post-graduate work in this area. There are many dynamics to consider when choosing your doctor or therapist for your personal injury. Evaluation and treatment results are of the utmost importance; however, the doctor's and therapists knowledge of the subject, documentation, medical legal aspects, and experience in handling your type of case must not be overlooked.
Low Level Laser Therapy
Low level laser therapy is a painless, sterile, non-invasive, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of pain syndromes, injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions and pathologies. Laser therapy can be used anytime a patient requests or needs a drug-less procedure for the control of pain, when conventional therapies have been ineffective, or when the acceleration of healing from injuries is desired. Low level laser therapy has been successfully used around the world for over 25 years, with no reported long-term or irreversible side effects. Please make an appointment to tour the clinic and learn more about Laser Therapy, Chiropractic and Global Wellness.
wellness workshops: these free workshops are offered as a courtesy to our patients to allow them to make educated and informed decisions about their lifestyle and health and wellness choices.
athletic performance enhancement: starts with a properly functioning spine and nervous system before events. we will do an exam to pinpoint any biomechanical and functional issues that may be keeping you from reaching your full potential. dr. paul can assist you or your team by putting together a program that addresses your needs.
aline orthotics: we live in a world of hard, flat surfaces. and we place extreme demands on our feet. over time, our arches fall and our ankles begin to lean. that is bad news for the knees, hips, back and shoulders. but there is good news too. your feet can stay strong, if you'll only let them. when you wear alines every day, combined with well-built, non-squishy footwear, you'll begin to notice worlds of difference in the way your body feels. and you'll be ready performing at a higher level when it's time to hit the mountain, the trail, or the golf course.
kinesio-tape (as seen in the olympics): kinesio-tape has taken the rehabilitation and sports medicine world by storm! this amazing elastic therapeutic tape was developed by dr. kenzo kase over 35 years ago in japan. since then, kinesio-tape has become the standard for therapeutic and rehabilitative taping.
aquamed dry hydrotherapy: aquamed dry hydrotherapy is a combination of whirlpool, heat and massage all in one system. you are fully clothed, supported and protected by a durable barrier while heated water jets are directed to the treatement area of your body. therapeutic benefits include increased blood circulation and oxygen absorption, increased flexibility and movement, decreased muscle tension and muscular toxins and decreased blood pressure for not only temporary but also sometimes long lasting relief.