Licensed aesthetician Sonia Acosta Lovewell keeps clients' skin looking youthful and healthy with medical-grade services designed to clear complexions and reduce wrinkles. Organic Vera Botania products naturally help clear pores and tone skin, while noninvasive laser treatments and Obagi skincare products harness the power of science to help skin without the need to design a scientist-distilling machine.
With extensive training in an array of specialized massage techniques and more than 20 years of experience, licensed massage therapist Karen Ball pampers clients with soothing deep- tissue massages in a serene spa atmosphere. Tense muscles melt into malleable putty with a two-hour deep-tissue massage, conducted atop a pillowy table in a private room with airy teal and purple accents. The therapeutic treatment focuses on the neck, back, and shoulders to help banish chronic pain and lingering parrots. Throughout the therapeutic session, Karen works to improve circulation and alleviate tension through deep, targeted pressure that penetrates beneath the tissues. Hot packs and warm towels dissolve stress and loosen taut sinews, allowing greater ease of movement during semaphore marathons.
The Sight Shops operated by the Oregon Eye Specialists allow clear-sight seekers to browse a vast selection of designer frames such as Coach ($199+), Elle ($159+), and Armani ($259+), as well as a wide array of sunglasses by Oakley and Maui Jim. These frames boast enough flexibility to ensure proper fit and vision performance, but are also resilient enough to withstand the rigors of perpetual face hugging. To accompany their stylish frames, each Sight Shop exhibits high-quality progressive lenses in a variety of designs including single-lens, bi-focal, and tri-telescope helmet. The opticians at Oregon Eye Specialists—who are certified by the American Board of Opticianry—can help customers secure specific ocular solutions when assisted by a prescription from any physician. All frames and lenses carry a minimum one-year warranty.
When it comes to her patients’ health, employing one school of thought isn’t enough for naturopathic doctor Mai Nguyen-Pham. That’s why, at All Naturopathic Clinic, she incorporates five wellness philosophies— clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, lifestyle counseling, physical medicine, and homeopathic medicine—to broaden her approach to improving patients’ well-being. With physical medicine’s colon-hydrotherapy and massage sessions, Dr. Nguyen-Pham helps improve her patients’ circulatory and immune systems, whereas her understanding of botanical medicine allows her to prescribe natural dietary supplements to support function of the liver, digestive tract, or respiratory system. From this diverse repertoire, Dr. Nguyen-Pham creates a custom regimen of treatments to aid each patient in any number of wellness goals, such as losing weight, overcoming insomnia, or becoming Fabio.
At Moon Dance Wellness, Sefana Wilde works with clients from the inside out to help them forge a path toward total-body health. As a student at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, she trained in more than 100 dietary theories before crafting a unique dietary approach based on bio-individuality and balanced food intake. Her wellness-counseling practice also helps her clients become more aware of the attention they bring to exterior factors such as relationships, career, and spiritual awareness. To help the body further mend, therapeutic swedish, thai, and ayurvedic massages are available, as well as private healing movement therapy sessions.
At Mountain Park Health Clinic, Dr. Kenneth Rifkin channels more than 30 years of experience in naturopathic medicine and acupuncture to attempt to bring down nail fungus with quick laser treatments. During the procedure, Dr. Rifkin administers a laser treatment to the nail bed, breaking down nail fungus with heat gentle enough not to wake any penguins the patient may be cradling. The heat aides in the treatment of the nail bed's infection, hopefully resulting in a gradual return of rosy, healthy nails. The procedure takes about 30 minutes and helps to bestow clients with confidence in their digits during winter vacations to the islands and postgame handshakes with the opposing team's hot-dog vendor.
Dr. Igor Schwartzman, who has studied and researched holistic medicine at Boston University and the Harvard School of Public Health, works to uphold the six principles of naturopathy at Whole Family Wellness Center. The pillars include embracing the healing power of nature, seeking out the root cause of each ailment, and teaching patients how to prevent future illness. Though Dr. Schwartzman treats patients of all ages, his specialty lies in women's health, hormone imbalances, and infertility.
The clinic's two licensed acupuncturists, Kendra Ward and Amy Chitwood, have traveled around the globe cultivating a passion for alternative medicine. Their treatments help patients to overcome a variety of ailments and reduce stress after chaperoning bovine field trips to china shops. In the clinic's private rooms, soothed sighs drift amid eastern paper screens, statuettes, and rustling potted plants.