Sports & Fitness

Best of Gwinnett 2009: Fit as a fiddle

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Being healthy isn”t always easy, but our readers have some great advice about who to consult when it comes to your well being. From the best doctors to the best places to work out, our readers tell us how they are doing their best to stay healthy.

Best Place to Workout
Have you done your 30 minutes today? You don”t have a good excuse not to work out if you live in Gwinnett. There are gyms to fit any budget. Our readers gave two sweatbands up to BodyPlex, Bodyrich Fitness Company, Gold”s Gym, LA Fitness, Lifetime Fitness and Studio Dance & Fitness.

Best Pediatrician
When your little one doesn”t feel well, it can be stressful if you can”t make it better. Parents of Gwinnett say they trust the healthcare of their children to Children”s Healthcare of Atlanta, Children”s Medicine, Gwinnett Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Lawrenceville Pediatrics and Pediatric Associates of Lawrenceville.

Best Physician/Practice
An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but there are times you still get sick or hurt. Our readers picked Cardiovascular Group, P.C., Maternal Gynerations, Physicians Pointe and Resurgens Orthopaedics as top places to go for top medical care.

Best Dental Practice
Did you know having white teeth can make you look years younger? For a pearly white smile, our followers recommend Dr. Ashley Curington, Dr. Bruce Carter, Dr. Kent Mattison, Dr. Slade Lail, Suwanee Dental Care and Suwanee Family Dentistry.

Best Orthodontist
Dr. Lawrence Evans, Dr. Peter Bougas, Grayson Orthodontics, Pickron Orthodontic Care and Smiles Forever (Dr. Ron Parsons) were all voted number one in the straight smile category.

Best Chiropractor
When it comes to back trouble, our readers suggest Comprehensive Wellness Center of Gwinnett P.C., Hamilton Mill Family Chiropractic (Dr. Russell Glassman) and the North Georgia Spine Center (Dr. Alonzo Borja) for a back adjustment.