Brain Waves: New tech assesses brain function, helps it to heal

Dr. Ramona Pleva wants to change the way that people think about chiropractic care in Traverse City – and she wants to do it by offering tech-driven services that aren’t available anywhere else within hundreds of miles. [caption id="attachment_69022" align="alignleft" width="221"] Dr. Ramona Pleva[/caption] Typically, chiropractic care is...

Bill of Health: Is back to basics the answer for healthcare transparency?

by Lauren Harris It’s no surprise: Healthcare costs continue to spiral. To understand how and why, understanding the basic, yet key missing elements contributing to this collective crisis is important. In most consumer-driven industries, the consumer has the ability to evaluate and determine which products they need/want...

Sweat Equity: Local companies put grants toward employee wellness

[caption id="attachment_20764" align="alignleft" width="550"] TentCraft used a 2016 grant to help buy paddle boards, kayaks and snowshoes for employees to use.[/caption] Walking paths, fat tire bikes, yoga, kayaks and stand up paddle boards aren't just popular for leisure. Employers are now tapping into these activities and more...

Looking Good: The latest in medical and cosmetic technologies

(top l-r): Lo, Kuenker and Jeffries (middle l-r): Leithauser and Madion (bottom): Andriese Hot lasers. Cold lasers. Microwaves. Micro-needling. Platelet-rich plasma therapy. They are among the newer cosmetic and medical treatments people in the Grand Traverse region are increasingly seeking, according to...

Spa Grand Traverse Gets a New Look

Spa Grand Traverse just got a major facelift. The spa, located at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, underwent a major, six-figure renovation of its two-story, 7,000 square-foot spa and salon in February. The project included upgrades to its 23 treatment rooms, as well as new...