Even down to its decor, Sacred Stone Massage and Bodywork exudes comfort. The space’s airy feel and soothing color palette take guests in with slate-gray walls, soft lighting, and plush blankets and pillows that adorn the furniture. The spa’s licensed massage therapists embrace and complement the mellow ambiance with a host of massage services. They stretch and soothe aching muscles during relaxing Swedish and deep-tissue sessions and give expectant mothers a break from the tension that comes with carrying an infant and constantly fighting off flocks of storks with prenatal treatments. Hot stones and paraffin wax augment some sessions, whereas others include peppermint- and lavender-infused scrubs.
Owner Kimberly Lowman ensures that the Body Detox Center lives up to its name by offering natural, detoxifying treatments that promote optimal well-being. To purge toxins from the skin, clients dip their feet into an electrically stimulated salt-infused footbath. During three cycles of vibrations, Kimberly watches as the water transforms colors and textures, "reading [the] water, like one reads tea leaves…" wrote Jen Mulson for The Gazette. Kimberly’s also helps clients detox on the go with a personal line of North Pole Magnets that come in a variety of easy-to-wear accessories including bracelets, ankle wraps, and alloy-woven footie pajamas. The center also carries Phoenix Nutritional supplements available for purchase.
The health pros at Absolute Body Cleanse And Detox use a variety of methods to purify a body that’s been tainted with toxins. Footbaths rely on ionic energy to draw substances such as heavy metal or yeast out through the pores, while nutritional supplements can promote cleansing of the digestive tracts and organ systems. The herbal body wrap also helps to detox, while slimming and toning. The use of the Compass biofeedback system offers insight into what areas of function might be lacking and how they might be remedied.
After Dr. Jennifer Rahe-Thompson graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic, she spent three years practicing as an associate doctor before striking out on her own to open Balance Chiropractic & Wellness. Now she heads a family wellness chiropractic practice that treats patients of all ages with holistic techniques and noninvasive procedures for traditional chiropractic ailments, such as neck pain, lower back pain, and headaches. In addition to her membership with the International Pediatric Chiropractic Association, Dr. Rahe-Thompson continues to pursue new certifications in chiropractic methods. She also has experience working with athletes and is certified in the Webster Technique, which bolsters neuro-biomechanical function with a stack of dictionaries. To lock in spinal adjustments while instilling calm, she also offers a range of massage services.
The staff at MaxLife Chiropractic believes that a person's overall health can sometimes be seen in how they treat their car. They say that when patients come to them, "they often wait until the point of crisis, as opposed to maintaining good health…True chiropractic care [is like] taking your car in every 3,000 miles to have the oil and tires checked, rather than waiting till the whole thing breaks down." The team at MaxLife Chiropractic helps patients avoid these crisis points with expert structural adjustments and soft-tissue work. Chiropractic care can minimize allergic reactions, prevent injury, and relieve structural symptoms, such as joint pain. Massage sessions can soothe aching muscles and promote relaxation to revitalize clients.