Sweetwater County, WY Health & Wellness Overview

Rock Springs has the prescription for a healthy lifestyle

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Michael D. Tedesco

From health fairs and fitness centers to holistic supplies and state-of-the-art clinics, Rock Springs is a home for healthy living.

e.s.c.a.p.e

Want to “get away without going away”? Visit e.s.c.a.p.e day spa & boutique on Broadway, which combines age-old healing methods based on Eastern and Western traditions with the latest in cutting-edge technologies. Among the services available are massages, facials, chemical peels, body wraps, and spray tanning treatments, as well as haircuts and perms.

Wild Roots

Interested in alternative medicine but not sure where to go or what remedies are available? Visit Wild Roots (“committed to creating an organic healing community”), which offers a wide range of products and services, including AromaTouch massage, herbal supplements, organic spices and cooking oils, and ingredients for making soaps, lotions, and deodorants.

“We present free weekly classes for those who are overwhelmed or not sure what is possible,” says owner Heidi Harvey, who encourages first-time visitors to stop in for a cup of rejuvenating organic tea.

Sweetwater County Child Development Center

The nonprofit Sweetwater County Child Development Center provides early intervention services to children with delays and disabilities, and offers free developmental screenings for hearing, vision, and fine motor, gross motor and cognitive skills. Communication and social/emotional tests are also administered, with services available to children from birth through 5 years of age.

Premier Bone & Joint Center (Rock Springs)

Premier Bone & Joint Centers, a statewide orthopedic practice based in Laramie, has its second-largest office in Rock Springs, a 6,500-square-foot facility on College Drive that features a brand-new GE 1.5 Tesla MRI scanner.

“We have two doctors there every day,” says Premier Bone & Joint Centers CEO Tom Wolfe, which seems unremarkable until one learns that the physicians commute from Laramie via company plane, shuttled 35 minutes each way by one of four full-time pilots. Digital x-ray services and pain management injections are also available, and “we have a procedure room where we do minor procedures,” Wolfe says.

Anytime Fitness

Any time is a good time to go to Anytime Fitness, a 24-hour gym, tanning and fitness center in the White Mountain Mall that provides round-the-clock access to cardio and strength training equipment. Talk about no more excuses!

Synergy Fitness & Wellness

Lorna Lange founded Synergy Fitness & Wellness in 2009 to teach health and wellness through exercise, nutrition, and meditation. Synergy offers several services like customized yoga instruction, wellness coaching, and healthy nutrition solutions.

Davenport Chiropractic Clinic LLC

Dr. Alan J. Davenport founded Davenport Chiropractic Clinic to provide treatment for a wide variety ailments including head and neck pain, sciatica, back pain, to name a few. Dr. Davenport uses several treatment methods like the Palmer Package, the Pierce-Stillwagon Technique, and the Thompson Terminal Point Technique.

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Braxton, born and raised in Nashville, holds a B.A. in political science from David Lipscomb University and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Alabama. Brax... more

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