Kirsch Method likely wasn’t voted Best Acupuncture Service of 2012 in Austin Fit Magazine solely because it can help treat digestive disorders, headaches, and spinal maladies. That’s what every acupuncture clinic should be able to do. What makes Kirsch Method different is that its therapist, Matthew Kirsch, is not interested in inserting needles and then leaving the patient alone for 90 minutes. He believes in fully treating a patient, which is why he stays in the room and performs craniosacral therapy while the needles work on realigning energies. This alleviates tension in the fascia surrounding spine.
Kirsch started performing the complementary treatments during the 1,000-hour clinic portion of his acupuncture training, part of the more than 3,000 hours he's spent earning his master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. He also learned to administer acupressure, a massage style that focuses on the same energy meridians as acupuncture but eschews needles, much like a porcupine who wants to soften his tough-guy image.
An individualized hand-tenderizing session from one of Sullivan's certified massage therapists targets whatever's paining you, reducing both the suffering of chronic conditions, such as arthritis and back ache, as well as undoing sports-induced injuries and boosting flexibility. Additionally, a massage's constant, gentle pressing and pushing can finally convince long-encamped stress-knots and perennial muscle cramps that this cohabitation is so over, and that they should just take their things and leave. Sullivan has special massage tables designed to accommodate pregnant women and men who accidentally inhaled a 10-pound ham.
Mix and match at Salon Cherie and spend a blissful afternoon transforming yourself non-lycanthropically. Cleanse deep pores and exfoliate your not-so-secret identity mask with a Bioelements facial comprised of natural and organic ingredients. Your freshified face will go well with a lock-strengthening conditioner, shampoo, and style. You can also completely reinvent your look from the shoulders up (unless your hair is beyond shoulder length or you are a giraffe) with a precision haircut before complementing it with cleanly waxed brows. Or wax your eyebrows off, shave your head, but leave brow-shaped bangs high above the eyes in preparation for an upcoming spoiled surprise party. These are just a couple of the possible permutations; there's absolutely no mathematical way to ascertain how many more there are.
The only thing more polished than Avenue Nails & Spa's interior are the freshly painted nails exiting its doors. Warm woods and glowing globe lanterns create a warm inviting atmosphere, while ergonomic manicure chairs and luxury human-touch pedicure chairs swathe clients in modern comfort. And, to guests waiting for or enjoying a treatment, Avenue Nails & Spa provides complimentary beverages such as wine, coffee, or soda for adults or a juice box for kids or anyone in touch with their inner child. But things don't just look polished on the surface: the spa requires medical-grade sterilization of all implements, disposal of one-time-use supplies, and strict cleaning protocols to protect client health during all services, from mani-pedis, to facials, to eyelash extensions.
The team of chiropractors at Kapsner Chiropractic Centers helps seek out and soothe the misalignments of the spine. They use detailed exams to target the subluxations that interfere with the nervous system and spark pain. Lead Doctor of Chiropractic Michael Kapsner boasts more than 30 years of experience. He leads a bilingual team offering multidimensional treatment plans that include massage therapy, postural rehabilitation, and spinal decompression.