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Directory of exhibitors at Gambit’s 2014 Wellness Expo 

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345 Normandy Drive, Nine Mile Point, (504) 220-4775; www.advoeveryone.comThe health and wellness company offers a range of energy, nutrition, sports performance and energy products developed by experts in nutrition, pharmacology, biology, kinesiology and medicine. Advocare aims to help people develop and maintain healthy lifestyles. It also offers DebtBuster, a system that helps people become debt-free. At the booth, find samples of the company's products and information about starting an Advocare business.

All American Medical & Chiropractic
101 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Suite 301, (504) 288-3888; www.allamericannola.comThe clinic offers multidisciplinary medical services, chiropractic treatment, AAV therapy and physical rehabilitation programs. The clinic also sells dietary supplements, pain-relief products and rehabilitation equipment. Get free 10-minute pressure-point chair massages at the booth, as well as Biofreeze samples and nutrition and exercise advice.

American Laser Skincare
3223 Eighth St., Suite 201, Metairie, (504) 662-1151; www.americanlaser.comThe laser-based skin-care services company offers laser hair removal, cellulite reduction, body shaping and skin-rejuvenation treatments, customizing treatment programs to fit each patient's lifestyle.

Amerigroup Real Solutions in Healthcare
3850 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 600, Metairie, (504) 834-1271; www.amerigroup.comThe Medicaid health insurance provider aims to improve health care access and quality in publicly funded health programs. Amerigroup has 2.8 million members in 12 states and serves more than 4.5 million people enrolled in state-sponsored plans. Stop by the booth for information and adhesive bandages.

Ascension Fitness
3501 Severn Ave., Suite 3C, Metairie, (504) 304-6205; www.ascensionfitnessnola.comPersonal and small group training sessions are available, as well as TRX and RIP group workouts, Mommy Movement classes, small group training on the Gravity exercise system and corporate fitness programs. At the booth, Ascension will offer free energy drink samples and can answer questions about exercise and nutrition.

Associated Hearing Inc.
433 Metairie Road, Suite 101, Metairie, (504) 833-4327; 802 W. 10th Ave., Suite 4, Covington, (985) 249-5225; www.associatedhearinginc.comThe full-service audiology practice provides hearing screening and testing, hearing aids, assistive listening devices and tin- nitus treatment.

The Blood Center
2609 Canal St., (504) 524-1322; www.thebloodcenter.orgThe nonprofit organization is the chief supplier of blood and blood components to hospitals in southern Louisiana and southern Mississippi. The Blood Center will conduct a blood drive at the Wellness Expo, and donors will receive a T-shirt, mini physical and cholesterol screening.

Breathe Easy Allergy & Asthma
111 Medical Center Blvd., Suite N804, Marrero, (504) 934-8777; www.breatheeasyallery.comThe state-of-the-art medical practice provides comprehensive allergy and asthma treatment for adults and children. At the Breathe Easy booth, get an asthma screening as well as information about environmental and food allergies and asthma.

Children's Hospital
200 Henry Clay Ave., (504) 899-9511;www.chnola.orgThe 247-bed medical center offers advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years old. More than 400 physicians cover more than 40 specialties and it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in the Gulf South. At the booth, get tips on healthy eating, sun safety and free pens, magnets and cold packs, as well as information about Children's Hospital, its parenting center, Tooth Bus and more.

City Park Physical Therapy
5559 Canal Blvd., (504) 309-5811;www.cityparkpt.comThe locally owned rehabilitation clinic offers physical, occupational and speech therapy; specialties include orthopedic and prosthetics rehab, pelvis floor dysfunction (urinary incontinence), lymphedema rehab and hand therapy. At the booth, get a free posture analysis and grip strength screening. There also will be prizes and giveaways.

Crane Rehab Center
101 River Road, Suite 112, Jefferson, (504) 828-7696; www.cranerehab.comPhysical and occupational therapy for children and adults are offered, and the center has a wellness department with personal trainers, yoga and Pilates classes, bootcamps, massage therapy, nutrition counseling, life coaching and more. At the booth, the staff can conduct a body fat analysis and functional movement tests.

Crescent City Physicians Inc.
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-7197; www.crescentcityphysicians.comA subsidiary of Touro Infirmary, Crescent City Physicians has doctors located throughout Orleans and Jefferson parishes to fill a wide range of health care needs. At the booth, use the free "find a doc" service to get a free referral for a primary care doctor, obstetrician/gynecologist, oncologist, cardiologist or urologist.

Doctors Imaging
4204 Teuton St., Metairie, (504) 883-8111; www.doctorsimaging.comThe freestanding diagnostic center offers state-of-the-art technology to help detect diseases and conditions on an outpatient basis. Services include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), including an open MRI, digital X-rays, computerized tomography (CT) scans, ultrasound, and positron emission tomography (PET) scans. At the booth, staff will discuss life-saving preventative screenings, such as low-dose CT lung cancer imaging, as well as how to save money by getting those tests at a non-hospital-affiliated center.

Elmwood Fitness Center
1200 S. Clearview Parkway, Suite 1200, Harahan, (504) 733-1600; www.elmwoodfitness.comThe center offers a wide range of health and fitness programs, with facility including indoor and outdoor swimming pools, weight rooms, an indoor track, racquetball courts and more. The center also offers personal trainers, counseling with nutritionists, group fitness classes, yoga, Pilates, barre fitness classes, gymnastics, swimming lessons, camps for children, massage, spray tanning, a pro shop and a cafe. At the booth, pick up discount certificates for tanning and massage, as well as two-week passes to try the facility.

Evamor Natural Artesian Water
72072 Highway 1077, Covington, (985) 246-2100; www.evamor.comThis artesian water is naturally alkaline and comes from a protected aquifer. Consuming alkaline water regularly can help reduce acid and alleviate reflux, heartburn and indigestion, as well as improve skin and overall health.

EXCELth Inc.
1515 Poydras St., Suite 1070; www.excelth.comEXCELth has three family health centers and a dental center that provide comprehensive, coordinated health care for patients in pediatrics all the way to geriatrics. There also is maternity care, behavioral health services, dental care, social services and more. At its booth, learn how to access primary care services and how to enroll in various health insurance plans.

Family Birthing Center at Touro
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-7319; birthing center offers women a variety of options for delivering a baby: unmedicated birthing, water birthing, epidurals, midwife assistance and more. Staff at the booth can discuss pregnancy classes, lactation guidance, early parenting advice and more.

Gulf South Foot & Ankle
2520 Harvard Ave., Suite 2B, Metairie, (504) 454-3004; www.gulfsouthfootandankle.comGulf South Foot & Ankle provides a range of podiatric services, diabetic foot care, orthotics and more. At the booth, receive free podiatric screenings and information about foot health.

Hospice Compassus
2424 Edenborn Ave., Suite 230, Metairie, (504) 834-1655; www.hospicecompassus.comThe end-of-life care provider uses an interdisciplinary team of professionals and trained volunteers to coordinate a comprehensive plan of care that can include physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, home health aides, bereavement counselors and chaplains. At the booth, find out about volunteer opportunities, the benefits of hospice and more.

It Works!
Global(504) 377-9170; www.geauxskinny.comThe lifestyle products company offers a variety of items, including the It Works! Wrap, a body contouring product that can tighten, tone and firm an area in 45 minutes. The company also sells face cleanser and toner, Facial deep hydration mask, stretch mark cream, lip and eye cream and more; a product line called Greens that alkalizes, energizes and detoxifies; and nutritional supplements for a range of needs.

La Bella Vita Laser and Vein Center
G1431 Ochsner Blvd., Suite B, Covington,(985) 892-2950; www.labellavitavein.comThe center provides state-of-the-art care for vascular problems ranging from small spider veins to large varicose veins. At the booth, sign up for a free vein screening appointment and pick up information about leg health, vein conditions, prevention and treatments.

LA Health Solutions
G2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 140, Metairie, (504) 832-3937; www.lahealthsolutions.comChiropractic care here includes electrical stimulation, ultrasound therapy, massage, chiropractic adjustments, cervical/lumbar decompression, intersegmental traction, therapeutic exercises, physical therapy, pain management and orthopedic consultations. At the booth, get foot levelers scans, bilateral scale readings and posture screenings. Pick up a sample of of Biofreeze and free cups, pens and T-shirts.

MaxHome/ NewBath
G5400 Pepsi St., Suite H, (800) 639-2284or (504) 218-4198;; www.newbathnow.comThe home improvement company offers bathroom remodeling, walk-in tubs, bath and shower surrounds, whirlpool tubs, energy-efficient replacement windows, attic insulation, sunrooms, air and water purification systems and more.

National Library of Medicine
G8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland,(888) 346-3656; www.nlm.nih.govThe National Library of Medicine is part of the National Institutes of Health and offers the public free online access to reliable health care information through Medline Plus (, NIH Senior Health (, and Genetics Home Reference (, plus information about clinical trials (, drugs and medications ( The booth will offer health-related pamphlets and brochures as well as free bookmarks, note pads and more.

Peoples Health
G3838 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 2200, Metairie, (504) 681-8542; www.peopleshealth.comThe physician-owned Medicare Advantage organization serves more than 57,000 Medicare beneficiaries in southeast Louisiana. Peoples Health provides coordination of care, support services and more. Stop by the booth for tip sheets about high blood pressure and hurricane preparedness, community health information, Medicare Advantage info and giveaways.

Premier Fitness
G1909 Airline Drive, Metairie, (504) 304-4202;www.bepremierfit.comThe full-service gym offers cardiovascular and strength training, basketball and volleyball, Pilates, yoga, spinning, boxing, boot camps, personal trainers, group fitness classes and more. At the booth, register for a free three-month couples membership, get information on classes or the facilities and get a free water bottle.

Retina Specialty Institute
G2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 160, Metairie, (504) 264-9428; www.retinaspecialty.comThe institute provides state-of-the art ophthalmic skills, focusing on the retina. The clinic treats macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, damage to the retina, arterial and venous occlusions, cataracts, ocular tumors, inflammation, eye trauma and optic nerve disorders.

Revolution Fitness NOLA
G2800 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite 100, Metairie, (504) 570-6333; www.revfitnola.comPrivate, semi-private and large group personal training sessions are available, as well as comprehensive performance enhancement training and conditioning, weight loss programs, TRX, kettlebells, kickboxing, yoga, indoor cycling, sports performance training — including speed, agility and injury prevention — for athletes from age 7 to professionals. There's also a cafe that serves all-natural shakes, snacks and coffee. At the booth, pick up a T-shirt and register for a raffle to win gym attire and accessories. There also will be special health fair membership deals and information about the gym and its programs.

St. Margaret's at Mercy
3525 Bienville St., (504) 279-6414; www.stmargaretsno.orgThe skilled nursing facility in Mid-City provides short-term therapy and long-term care, as well as assisted living and hospice services. At the booth, find informational brochures and free pens, notepads and hand sanitizer.

Solar Alternatives
G437 Philip St., (504) 267-1660; www.solalt.comThe alternative energy company offers home solar power systems, whole home generators, electric vehicle charging and energy-efficiency consultations. Solar Alternatives works with businesses and homeowners with solar energy and backup power technology and helps them to access tax incentives. At its booth, Solar Alternatives will display a full-size solar panel and a mobile solar generator. Ask about free screenings to determine your solar needs.

Sunrise of Metairie
3732 W. Esplanade Ave. S., Metairie, (504) 889-9777; www.sunriseseniorliving.comThe senior living community provides assisted living, memory care, short-term stays, hospice care, activities, care managers, outings and more to keep seniors active and happy.

Superior Healthcare
3501 Severn Ave., Suite 8, Metairie, (504) 835-0565; www.superiorhealthcarellc.comThe physical medicine facility offers medical and chiropractic services and spinal rehab to help alleviate a patient's discomfort and to build spinal strength. Stop by the booth for an infrared spinal assessment.

Touro Cancer Program & Imaging Center
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-7011; oncology center provides preventative cancer screenings, diagnostic tests, a variety of treatments and support services for cancer patients and their families. Representatives will be at the booth to discuss risk factors for cancer, prevention, treatment and more.

Touro Comprehensive Wound Healing Center
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-7732; team of specially trained physicians, nurses and staff use the latest technology and treatments, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, to treat chronic and problem wounds. Talk with the staff at the booth about specialized care plans.

Touro Diabetes Center
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8813; center provides a comprehensive diabetes program that includes educational services, support and tools to manage the disease, group classes, individual consultations, support groups and more. The booth is offering free glucose (blood sugar) screenings from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-7011;www.touro.comTouro Infirmary has been serving the New Orleans community's health care needs for more than 160 years. It provides advanced health care across all areas for patients of all ages. The booth offers free blood pressure screenings and Touro tote bags.

Touro Rehabilitation Center
1401 Foucher St., (504) 897-8565;'s rehabilitation center offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services as well as general and orthopedic outpatient services, outpatient neurological rehabilitation and programs for brain and spinal cord injuries. Staff at the booth can discuss Touro's speech, physical and occupational therapy programs and more.

Tulane-Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children
4700 I-10 Service Road S., Metairie, (504) 780-8282; www.tulanelakeside.comThe full-service women's and children's hospital includes a pediatric emergency room, general and specialty pediatrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, low-dose diagnostic scanning, 3-D mammography, labor and delivery rooms and more. At the booth, learn about car seat safety, take a grip strength test, pick up info about women's and children's health, as well as free bandages and other giveaways.

United Healthcare Community Plan
3838 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 3225, Metairie, (504) 849-3566; www.uhc.comUnited Healthcare Community Plan provides insurance to Medicaid recipients, businesses and individuals. Plan members have access to NurseLine, a service in which patients can receive advice and information from health professionals;the Healthy First Steps program for mothers and babies; and personal care managers for patients with chronic or long-term illnesses.

Upper Cervical Family Chiropractic
128 W. Harrison Ave., (504) 488-1800; www.ucfamilychiropractic.comThe clinic offers chiropractic care, wellness consultations, full-body cleanses, hormone balancing, detox regimens, total body balancing and weight loss programs. At the booth, get a nervous system analysis, take a stress test and have your posture analyzed. Staff will be on hand to answer questions.

Walk 4 Recovery
4933 Wabash St., Metairie, (504) 308-3313The third annual 5k run/walk is Sept. 20 on the City Park festival grounds. The event aims to raise awareness about addiction and to support people recovering from addiction. In addition to the run/walk, the event features food, live music, a health fair, kids' activities and more. At the booth, Walk 4 Recovery will play a video of last year's walk, and people who register for the September event will receive goodie bags. There also will be T-shirt giveaways and educational materials.

Woldenberg Village
3701 Behrman Place, (504) 367-5640; retirement village offers spacious accommodations for independent living and assisted living residents on a campus with beautifully landscaped grounds. Skilled nursing services are available.

YMCA of Greater New Orleans
2220 Constitution St., (504) 821-9622; 6691 Riverside Drive, Metairie, (504) 888-9622; 8101 Highway 23, Belle Chasse, (504) 392-9622; 71256 Francis Road, Covington, (985) 893-9622; www.ymcaneworleans.orgThere are group exercise classes, a diabetes program, adult literacy classes, summer camps for children, aerobics classes, swimming lessons, after-school programs and senior programs. Individual and family memberships are available. Visit the booth for free passes to the YMCA, program information and giveaways.

Zounds Hearing of Metairie
801 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Suite D, Metairie, (504) 252-4880; www.metairiezounds.comThe company offers free hearing assessments, state-of-the-art hearing aids and accessories and hearing aid fittings for people with hearing loss. At the booth, schedule a free hearing assessment, watch an informational video and pick up literature about hearing health.


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