Ada Suter provides pain relief and wellness at Innate Health Family Chiropractic and Wellness
ADA SUTER is committed to bringing generational health to the coastal Carolina area. The founder and chiropractor at Innate Health Family Chiropractic and Wellness in Hampstead says she is passionate about helping people of all ages correct and maintain their health.
Chiropractic care changed the trajectory of Suter’s life. Initially planning to go to medical school, Suter’s own health issues redirected her focus, and she chose chiropractic school instead.
A life-long athlete, Suter dealt with knee pain and back pain regularly, but it was her migraines that were debilitating. After passing out in a San Francisco train station, an x-ray of the spine revealed the connection of her spine to her health.
“I had X-rays, MRI’s, and CT scans in the past, but no one had ever explained the results,” Suter says.
Then she began chiropractic care and everything changed. Suter says she has not had a migraine in 11 years.
“My overall health sky-rocketed, my sleep, my skin, a whole host of things improved after experiencing chiropractic care,” she says.
Suter’s passion and drive for helping people improve their health brought her to Wilmington in 2015 for her chiropractic residency.
“God sent me here, I had never even heard of Wilmington before, but I have a purpose and timing is everything. I also met my husband here,” Suter explains.
The plan was always to open a clinic, growing up under the wings of her entrepreneur father and nurse mother, Suter knew what it would take to own a business. She partnered with MaxLiving, which provides a franchise model, to open her integrative health clinic to make a difference with the goal of helping people connect with their bodies.
Initially, Suter planned to work with athletes and sports since that was her background, but she believes health and healing starts with families, so pediatric and maternal care has become her focus.
“It is a matter of prevention, not reaction, so it just makes sense to focus on families and start early on,” Suter says. “I love working with and seeing kids develop.”
Innate Health has grown to be what Suter calls, “a huge extended family of people who want to be healthy. It’s been an awesome journey.”
While corrective care chiropractic ensures the correct position of the spine, Suter’s background in nutrition and athletics has helped her develop her practice around the whole body.
Suter says people realize how important personal health is during difficult times and how often it is taken for granted.
“We don’t want to wait until something happens to take care of our health. Everyone’s purpose in life is intended to help someone else and that’s what drives me every day,” Suter reveals. “Fulfilling my purpose is my responsibility to coastal Carolina. People want health and that’s what we’re there for.”
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