Licensed massage therapist Matthew Harter helps alleviate his clients’ discomfort from muscular knots, kinks, and tightness. Through therapeutic massage, he helps them break free of muscle tension while combating the seeds of chronic pain and tightness. His relaxation and hot-stone massages elicit blissful looseness in the body, feelings of well-being, and aid in relief from stress. Athletes and clients who enjoy active lifestyles can also enlist Matthew for a sports massage, which can help the body excel on the field or court or at the off-track-betting window.
The licensed massage therapists at Massage Advantage dote on visitors with a slew of custom massage techniques, including Swedish, prenatal, and deep tissue. Armed with warm blankets and a credo to respect patients' privacy, therapists begin each 30- or 60-minute session with a discussion on clients' specific aches and ailments. Therapists can also haul their equipment to office buildings for workplace chair massages that help reinvigorate fatigued employees or stressed-out water coolers during 5–15 minute stints. Each succession of kneads is designed to alleviate stress, muscles soreness, and various medical conditions, such as high blood pressure.
The wellness wizard at Broom Massage unbundles tightly wound bodies and relieves stresses with 60-minute therapeutic massages. Treatments begin by slathering dorsal fins with a slew of essential oils, which relaxes muscles, softens skin, and makes backs more fragrant than an herb-dipped focaccia. Armed with a trove of tension-teasing techniques, a therapist strokes and kneads soul sacks to correct muscle imbalance and alleviate deep-seated back pain and fear of other peoples’ hands. After one hour of oohs and ahhs, clients can return to their daily routine comfortably aligned, stretched, and rejuvenated.
The friendly, experienced medical staff at Amarillo Laser & Vein Clinic specializes in computer-guided laser-scanner hair removal, an accurate, mostly wince-free treatment devoid of gooey gels, messy wax, or invasive needles. In each 10-minute session, heretofore hirsute bikini and underarm regions will be rendered smooth as Barry White's pet dolphin. Hair growth is reduced after its first laser bath, with lasting results appearing on average after three to six treatments.
When he's not watching USC football or woodworking, Dr. Shuwarger is helping others see well enough to pursue their own hobbies. The optometrist, a graduate of New England College of Optometry, has been sharpening vision for more than 15 years. Dr. Shuwarger employs advanced technology to accurately diagnose and correct impediments to 20/20 vision. With the digital refraction system, Dr. Shuwarger can immediately compare the refractive error of old and new prescriptions while explaining away a customer's unusual number of grocery-store sasquatch sightings. After calibrating new prescriptions, Dr. Shuwarger and his fellow eye specialists then outfit patients with contact lenses or frames from brands such as Guess and Gigi.
Complete Nutrition provides a variety of nutritional supplements for weight loss, sports nutrition, and healthy aging. For those who have accidentally stored too much food for the winter, the Envision line of weight-loss supplements ($39–$99) can help empty stuffed pouches and cheeks. Herbal cleanses ($16–$59) aid in toxin cleansing and rejuvenation, and Muscle Milk protein powder ($29–$59) flows straight to the muscles, giving them the brawn necessary to finally overthrow the archaic skeletal system. No bodily system is overlooked in the product array, including the immune system, which can recharge via various natural antioxidants ($39–$49).