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Friendly service prescribed at Nelms Pharmacy

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — In a day where chain drug stores can be found on any corner, it may be hard to believe there’s room for independently-owned pharmacies. But Nelms Pharmacy owners and Trussville residents, Chace and Kenley Nelms, have a deep understanding of the role hometown pharmacies play in a community. According to the married couple, it’s the personal relationship a pharma ...

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Q&A: Alabama Foot Institute has the answers

Question: What types of services does Alabama Foot Institute provide? Answer: We are a unique practice in that we offer both surgical and non-surgical options to patients by combining the experience of a Surgeon and a Pedorthist. What kind of problems do patients come to see you for? We see a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, sports injuries, gait abnormalities, turf toe, fractures, heel ...

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Eastern Chiropractic loves to help its patients

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE — Eastern Chiropractic is a practice with a significant backstory. The practice was established in Trussville, but that is not where the story starts. It was originally started by Dr. Ben Hooker as Roebuck Chiropractic in the 1960s, but he decided to move it to Trussville when people in Roebuck began moving to the area. Hooker has been a practicing chiropractor f ...

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King Chiropractic takes deep interest in neurological health

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE – For those looking for a chiropractor that takes a more alternative approach to the practice, you don’t have to go much further than King Chiropractic located on Main St in Trussville. Dr. Channing J. King received senior clinical honors at Life University. He is certified in functional neurology through the American Functional Neurology Institute. He is enrolle ...

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Ridout’s aids healing through customized service

By David Lazenby Editor When the funeral directors at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel were training to earn their funeral licenses, they never imagined they would one day be conducting services that featured heavy metal ballads or football fight songs instead of traditional hymns. They also didn’t anticipate visitors wearing more non-traditional clothing to a service. But all this is perfectly okay with the staf ...

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St. Vincent’s East continues to expand and enhance its offerings improves offerings

By David Lazenby Editor St. Vincent East Continues To Expand And Enhance Its Offerings Andrew Gnann, president and COO of St. Vincent’s East, a part of Ascension, said community members who have not visited the Trussville hospital recently may be surprised to see all that is new at the facility since when the hospital was known as Medical Center East. “I think, at a high level, St. Vincent’s East, over the ...

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Small Steps Pediatrics doctor puts young patients at ease

By David Lazenby Editor When children come into the office of Dr. Shameza L. Boyd, MD, FAAP, they are greeted by Disney princesses, Marvel superheroes and a colorful waiting room that looks as much like a place for play than a location for children’s checkups.The popular characters from animated movies also populate the walls of the rooms where youngsters interact with Boyd, the proprietor of Small Steps Pe ...

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Trussville Vision Care: A Focus on Health

By David Lazenby Editor TRUSSVILLE – Although the name of Optometrist Zack Steele’s practice, Trussville Vision Care, may suggest to some the doctor’s specialty is only for those who need help with their sight, the doctor said those with this belief may not be seeing the big picture. Steele said the reason even those with 20/20 vision should get an annual eye screening is because sometimes optometrists are ...

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Orthodontics East in Trussville a ‘personal’ and ‘family oriented’ practice

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune TRUSSVILLE – Dr. Sara Wolfe says it was the “close knit and friendly” nature of Trussville that played a crucial role in influencing her to open her practice’s second office in the city in 2013. Wolfe, who also practices orthodontics at her original office in Helena, said her work has nothing to do with cosmetic surgery. “Orthodontics is the correction of the alignment of t ...

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