Weight loss can be a challenge in many people's lives—including that of Dr. Eric Spencer. After shedding 40 of his own unwanted pounds, he founded Monarch Medical Weight Loss with a team of fellow doctors and now serves as chief medical advisor of the nonsurgical clinic system. Many of the practitioners and staffers have triumphed at their own slimming efforts, serving as both inspiration and role models to their patients. The diet programs at Monarch Medical Weight Loss range from quick jump-start plans to full, lifelong memberships, all incorporating healthy, educated eating and sensible behavior modification. Pound-dropping success stories can be found on the website, as told by firefighters, grandmothers, couples, and retired dumbbells.
Raw Love nurtures healthy eaters with a menu composed of raw, organic, and vegan cuisine. Made from non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) ingredients and fresh produce from local, organic farms, impeccably fresh dishes flex their flavor muscles without being massaged over a flame. Graze on Mother Nature's with the raw pad thai—raw carrot and daikon noodles sprinkled with a tangy almond coconut sauce, sunflower and pea sprouts, and cashews ($6.50).
Or nosh on the rawzagna, featuring thinly sliced and marinated zucchini supporting luscious layers of hempseed pesto, walnut and sun dried tomato pâté, rawcotta cashew cheese, brazil-nut parmesan cheese, fresh basil, and tomatoes ($8). Instead of digging up a red-ant colony’s cache of gleaned sugar, enjoy a sweet slice of raw tiramisu ($8) or one of the fresh-squeezed juice combos, such as the viva verde, a fusion of kale, celery, cucumber, apple, and lemon. The environmentally friendly gastronomes at Raw Love pride themselves on sustainability while using compostable to-go containers and transporting all goods via bicycle.
Merging state-of-the-art techniques with top-notch skincare products into comprehensive spa services, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery rejuvenates withered skin and enhances facial beauty. After entering the brightly lit office space, customers are greeted by a wonderfully furnished, sensually curved interior and friendly staff of medical aestheticians that offers complimentary advice on which treatments to seek and how to survive a zombie apocalypse. Marred mugs can benefit from a variety of facial therapies, such as dead-skin-slaying chemical peels ($90+), microdermabrasion ($125), and a deep-cleansing 75-minute European facial with pore refinement ($85).
Assisted by the FDA-approved CoolGuide laser, the experienced staff at Samaritan Cosmetic Services guides patients carefully through hair-reduction treatments, answering questions and addressing concerns along the way. The CoolGuide supplies each of its long, high-energy beams with fake security clearances to get past the epidermis and access hair roots. Unsuspecting follicles then absorb the laser light, converting it to heat that eliminates them but leaves surrounding cells unharmed. The CoolGuide's pulses affect only hair early in its growing cycle, but six sessions should be enough to deliver hair-free results. Like most shampoos, the CoolGuide is unable to treat blond or white hair.
Dr. Huggett OD & Associates coddles corneas to assess vision strength, examine eye health, and prescribe lenses if necessary. The comprehensive eye evaluation lasts 30–60 minutes to gauge general eye health and identify any issues that call for further attention; it is not an evaluation for an infection or any specific disease-related medical condition. The exam includes a general evaluation of blinkers' convergence and accommodation systems, acuity, and x-ray-vision potential. It also tests peepers' visual field, visual forest, and ocular mobility. Clients can bat eyelashes and model each eye's retina for screening photos.
• For $149, you get four cellulite treatment sessions (a $300 value). • For $99, you get one laser treatment for acne and facial redness (a $300 value).
Licensed massage therapist Hope Wilds banishes soreness and stress from muscles through therapeutic-massage and foot reflexology treatments. Deft hands bear down on aches using myofascial-release techniques and warm layers of tissue with gentle kneading in therapeutic massages. Alternatively, a foot reflexology treatment pinpoints and manipulates nodes on clients' paws, aiming to bring relief to corresponding areas elsewhere in the body, as well as cause a faint itch behind the knee of a distant newscaster. Personalized kneading on each reflex zone may evaporate tension from its analogous corporal site, leaving figures slackened and soothed.
For more than 35 years, guests of Courthouse Fitness have conquered every hindrance to personal health, taking advantage of a multilayered approach that addresses fitness, diet, and broader facets of well being. Beyond basic features such as weight training, cardiovascular equipment, and immobile floors that force walking, membership grants access to more than 320 group fitness classes that populate each week's schedule, integrating practices such as Pilates and yoga along with aqua Zumba and Jazzercise. Courthouse Fitness's personal trainers follow the philosophy that being fit means being empowered to embark on any kind of adventure you want. A core tenet within that philosophy is the belief in fun. The staff does not emphasize a rating system or hierarchy, instead evaluating progress in terms of whether clients become more able to experience an enjoyably active life. Onsite childcare providers take care of young ones while parents work out, and many youth activities also keep kids busy, including swimming and special-needs dance classes. Courthouse Fitness is also part of a network of 70 clubs in the Pacific Northwest; members can work out at those facilities as guests when on the road.
Since forming in 1988, Oregon Medical Group has expanded into a team of more than 100 physicians ranging from pediatricians to specialists in orthopedics, dermatology, and neurology. Though the group is distributed among 13 clinics in Eugene and Springfield, all its physicians remain united by the goal of supplying patients with primary care and numerous specialties and services. The group also continues its healing practices outside of regular business hours at its after-hours clinic intended for patients with urgent medical concerns.
Many preemptive blood screenings and employer-required tests don't require a physician visit, which usually cost more than the tests themselves. Any Lab Test Now! removes the unneeded middleman, giving patients an opportunity to work directly with lab technicians. With just a sample of patients' blood and a peek into their dream journal, the technicians can perform DNA screenings, employer drug tests, and wellness exams. All results are court legal and usable by all medical professionals for future physician treatments.
Nuance Skin & Massage Therapy’s technicians indulge clients in hair, skin, and massage treatments, evoking a symphony of relaxing sighs in an atmosphere of orchestrated bliss. Facial treatments reveal younger and healthier appearances using the latest in anti-aging micro current and LED light technology, and mani-pedis leave fingertips and toenails decorated in the client’s choice of polish, gel enhancements, or an intricate nail design, from colorful geometric shapes to logos representing their favorite fashion labels. Hands can also be pampered with 10-minute sessions of LED photopulsation spa treatments, which release painless LED wavelengths into the skin for softer, smoother hands that can finally ditch the bedazzled white gloves left on from the 80s.
For the stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists of The Mane Event Spa and Salon, “going to the office” is synonymous with spending the day in a beautiful, historic house in Lebanon. But that’s not to say that they don’t work hard. They pour passion and expertise into each one-on-one treatment, including hair services, makeup applications, manicures, and massages. They also offer facials that eschew the use of harsh chemicals and controlled fire in favor of plant-derived G.M. Collin products.
In Dr. Stanley Teplick's 30 years of experience, he's trained at the Mayo Clinic, served as a professor of ophthalmology, and performed 25,000 refractive surgeries. One such procedure was performed live on television, when KPTV Oregon anchor Shauna Parsons beamed her experience live into the Fox News studios. Parsons wasn’t the only high-profile patient to rely on Dr. Teplick's skills, which have also plucked spectacles off the famous faces of professional athletes, TV personalities, and Miss Oregon 2008. Whether glasses don't fit the wearers' lifestyles or patients are simply tired of harvesting contact lenses from their thorny vines, Dr. Teplick's surgeries provide solutions to a wide array of peeper problems. His practice also expands to care for the rest of the face by offering cosmetic injections and chemical peels.
Silverton Bodywork Clinic uses therapeutic massage to enhance the well-being of its community, all while maintaining a personal touch that places the health of every client above all else. The clinic offers a multitude of massage modalities, including deep tissue, Swedish, and hot stone. In addition to those hands-on treatments, Silverton employs as Native aromatherapy, which fills sessions with wafts of essential oils.