A Hutchinson native returned to her hometown after finishing chiropractic school and opened an office on 30th Avenue where she treats patients of all ages, from infants to elderly patients. His two assistants are also natives of Hutchinson.
This month, the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce named Small Business of the Month for July Revive Chiropractic and Acupuncture.
Dr. Stacia Biel, chiropractor and owner of Revive Chiropractic and Acupuncture, works with patients alongside chiropractic assistant Kayci Glass and office manager Janelle Vieyra.
“I’m a family-oriented practice,” Biel said. “I see everyone, but I focus a lot on pregnancy and young children.”
The small chiropractic practice operates out of 210 E. 30th Ave., Hutchinson, where Biel said she focuses on family care.
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Biel grew up in Hutchinson, trained in chiropractic and acupuncture practices at Cleveland Chiropractic College, and returned to Hutchinson to start Revive Chiropractic in 2015.
While earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Biel studied acupuncture for four years and decided to make the practice a permanent part of her business, offering it to new patients and returning patients.
“It’s not a painful experience; it’s usually what makes people nervous,” Biel said. “The needles are so small that it’s always a lot less intense than (patients) think.”
Biel trained at the American Society of Acupuncturists and earned the highest certification a chiropractor can earn, a degree in acupuncture.
The practice of acupuncture involves dozens of fine needles placed in specific locations or regions of any part of the body.
Biel said she often recommends it as a gentle alternative to chiropractic care or as treatment options for anxiety, depression, neuropathy and other mental disorders.
“Acupuncture is pretty cool because it touches on so many different things that chiropractic practices might not focus on,” Biel said.
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One of Biel’s areas of interest is pregnant women and young children – she offers gentle chiropractic sessions for back pain during pregnancy, pre-labor treatment and post-labor treatment for infants and young people. children.
Biel said she started family care on day one at Revive Chiropractic and said it helps new mothers with backaches and headaches and prepares the body for labor.
“I’ve seen a lot of women go through multiple different pregnancies,” Biel said. “I have a lot of patients who specifically want natural or home birth, and so a lot of my postgraduate training has tried to make it easier for them.”
Chiropractic care goes beyond regular patients, where Biel said she often treats other chiropractors and suggests specific care at Hutchinson’s other offices.
She described Hutchinson’s chiropractic scene as connected.
“Some of my best friends at Hutch are chiropractors, so it’s definitely not a very competitive community,” Biel said. “We all want people to get better and feel better, we want to do what’s best for this patient.”