18585 Coastal Hwy.
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971-6147
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Meet the Doctors
Meet the Doctors of First State Health and Wellness
You've probably heard the saying, "Two heads are better than one." We've taken to heart at First State Health and Wellness. With two chiropractors on staff, you get the benefit of extra brainpower. Especially with difficult cases.
Introducing Rehoboth Beach Chiropractor Jessica Bohl, DC
My first experience with chiropractic occurred after a sports injury in high school. I had been hit so hard that I was feeling nauseous for days following the injury. Due to a past experience of my dad’s, my mom knew to take me to the chiropractor for an evaluation. While waiting in the treatment room I saw a poster the showed how all the nerves of the body have to pass through the spine before they go to your muscles and organs. Realizing how a small injury to the spine could affect so many areas of my health spurred me to become a chiropractor myself.
After researching schools, I decided to attend chiropractic college at Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. The curriculum hours were very intense, but it was so interesting learning how the human body worked. My favorite classes were always physiology classes which broke all of your body’s processes down and explained them step by step. My practice philosophy is based on offering patients a form of health care that doesn’t require drugs or surgery. In a society where we are inundated with a “take a pill and call me in the morning” attitude, I think it’s important to remember that healing takes time and that every body response (from pain to fevers) has a purpose. Instead of suppressing symptoms that you may be feeling, it’s better to understand them and get to the real cause of the problem. Causes like poor diet, improper spinal alignment, or undue stress which can lead to a wide variety of symptoms.
My favorite part of the day is when a child comes into the office and climbs onto the table to be adjusted and then “helps” me as I adjust their parents. A moment in practice that was very satisfying for me was when a patient came in for monthly wellness adjustments and had no spinal complaints. This moment was made more meaningful knowing that the first time I met this person, he was crying due to the extreme amount of pain he was in and was scheduled for a third back surgery after two previous failed surgeries. He thought he had no other options until he came to our office.
I met my husband, Tyson Bohl, at chiropractic school. We obviously share many of the same philosophies about health. We keep busy with our pets, two cats and a dog and home improvement projects. We love being outdoors whether it’s time out on the boat wakeboarding, skiing and snowboarding, or rock climbing. I get adjusted about once a week, more often after a wakeboarding crash. The nice thing for me is that I have access to a chiropractor at work or at home! I do my best to follow a sensible eating plan full of whole foods and I do my best to exercise regularly. Like anyone else, I have my good and bad days. Something I try to stick strictly to is not taking unnecessary medications, including over the counter medications. There are times when medical intervention is a necessity, but try to let my body’s healing processes work before turning to pharmaceuticals. After all the school hours learning how our bodies have a built-in system that covers problems we haven’t even thought of yet, makes me more confident in it’s healing ability. I’ve found with regular adjustments, there really haven’t been a lot of times I’ve even thought about reaching for the aspirin!
Thanks for visiting our website. I look forward to meeting you and discussing your personal health challenges and finding natural ways to address them.
Introducing Rehoboth Beach Chiropractor Douglas Briggs, DC
I had severe sinus problems for years - it was not until I received chiropractic care that the pain and congestion were relieved
Chiropractic had such a dramatic effect on my life, that I chose it as a career - I wanted to be able to help others feel better and experience the powerful natural healing that I had.
Many people think chiropractic education is not that involved - nothing could be farther from the truth! The first several years of school are the same as for a medical doctor - but the focus is on physical medicine, not drugs and surgery.
My practice philosophy is pretty simple - help people feel better, get better, and stay healthy. Different people have different needs - some need chiropractic, others acupuncture, some need key exercises or a change in their diet - you must find out what the individual needs are to help someone get on the road to better health.
Thanks for visiting my site. I look forward to meeting you in person and learning how to help you reach your health goals. Give the office a call, or email me using the link below and let's set up a time to explore your options.
Introducing Rehoboth Beach Chiropractor Trip DelCampo, DC
Whether you are a high level athlete or a doting grandmother, no one likes to be in pain. Pain medications can mask the symptoms, but do nothing for the problem. Would you take the batteries out of your smoke alarm to put out a fire? Dr. DelCampo will work with you to reduce the pain, help fix the problem and teach you how to keep it from coming back.
A native of Rehoboth Beach, Dr. Trip DelCampo is excited to treat and help the people of his home community and the surrounding areas. Dr. D. earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Delaware in 2005, where he was a standout athlete, and National Championship winner with the Blue Hens football team. It was while playing football where he came to understand injury through personal experience, and it continues to help him as he can relate to those in pain. He attended Chiropractic college at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, where focus was placed on evidence-based medicine, with emphasis on the latest research and clinical experience.
Dr. DelCampo enjoys treating a variety of conditions, but has shown highly creative thinking in treating patients with neck and shoulder complaints, and muscle trigger points commonly referred to as “knots.” The muscular component to pain is often overlooked, and when addressed, relief is often achieved after months or years of pain.
Patient education is important to Dr. DelCampo. “It’s hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel when you can’t understand your ailment, and I’m always available to answer questions. I look forward to meeting any new patient and I’m here to lend a helping ear as well as a helping hand.”