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Welcome to MAC Alternative Therapies, Inc
a Multi-practitioner Holistic Healthcare Facility

Call us at (727) 723-3888 today.

MAC Alternative Therapies, Inc., has been providing quality alternative health care services since 1982. Our gentle holistic approach and natural solutions for many common and uncommon health issues have improved the lives of thousands of people. Our services are uniquely tailored to the goals and needs of each patient.

MAC Therapy focuses on the root causes of a person's health conditions, rather than just treating a specific symptom. That means exploring the physical and mental aspects of a person's life to uncover any factors that might be contributing to the person's present health symptoms & conditions. Every session is a combination of examination and treatment. The therapist uses his or her hands to evaluate the texture, tightness and movement of muscles, fascia, tendons, ligaments and nerves. Abnormal tissues are treated by combining precisely directed tension with very specific patient movement. After an injury, scar tissue binds up and ties down tissues that need to move freely. As scar tissue builds up, muscles become shorter and weaker, tension on tendons causes tendonitis, and nerves can become trapped. This can cause reduced range of motion, loss of strength, and pain. If a nerve is trapped you may also feel tingling, numbness, and weakness.

MAC Therapy works using specialized programs, as well as multi-practitioners to help restore your health using your body's natural healing processes. Some of these programs include, Neuromuscular Therapy, Active Release Technique, Active Isolated Stretching and conditioning, ETPS (Neuroanatomical Pain Therapy, Designed Clinical Nutrition, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Nutrition Response Testing, Designed Nutritional Supplementation, Creed Neural Kinetic Integration Technique using the Vibra-cussor, as well as Massage, Acupuncture, and Chiropractic Treatments.

Our mission is to help you and optimize your health using state-of-the art technology, nutritional and exercise programs. We strive to give each patient the care and attention they deserve. You will never be rushed out the door or pressured to have procedures that you don't need. We take our time to help educate you, so you will have a better understanding of your health, treatments and programs suggested. We also specialize in healing injuries caused by automobile accidents, sports injuries and repetitive stress injuries...and much more!

At MAC Alternative Therapies, Inc.,

we address the harmony and balance within all aspects of self - body, mind, spirit and emotions. The whole lifestyle of the person is addressed, taking into consideration diet, exercise. Our goal is a wellness that encompasses the entire person, rather than just the lack of physical pain or disease. As the body is brought back into balance again... the symptoms go away, the person feels better, regains a more active lifestyle and enjoys a better mental outlook on life..

Natural Healing

More & more people than ever before are becoming interested in natural medicine & a more natural alternative to drugs and surgery for certain health conditions. The already huge market is ever expanding with everything from essential oils to nutritional supplements.

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Dr. Mark Calandro
Clearwater Chiropractor | MAC Alternative Therapies, Inc | (727) 723-3888

28469 us Highway 19 North
Clearwater, FL 33761

What Our Clients Are Saying!

  • "Wow there are not enough stars! Terrific talent at MAC - Mark Is an amazing gifted therapist healer teacher who delivers results like few can. It is no wonder he has a waiting list practice and worth every minute!"
    Paige C. - Facebook (5 Stars)

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*Call for appointments or supplements

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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