Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to physical health. Doctor of Chiropractic Christina Trzaska helps patients take control of their health by sharing her knowledge. She educates her clients while performing a variety of healing techniques, including drop-table adjustments, kinesiology taping, and Graston-technique massages, which incorporate smooth stainless-steel instruments to create a cross-friction movement across the soft tissues. Dr. Trzaska's practice also has elements of a spa; clients can relax in a Himalayan-salt infrared sauna, for example.
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The team at Medical Care of WNY at Buffalo?which includes physicians, a registered nurse, a physical therapist, a registered dietitian, and numerous other practitioners?transforms the renovated Parish Commons into a haven for patients seeking comprehensive and minimally invasive care. The practice's professionals work together whenever possible, offering visitors multidisciplinary approaches to address a number of common concerns. Routine checkups and screenings ensure that patients are in good health and can tell the difference between tongue depressors and popsicle sticks. Physical therapy can help restore mobility and physical function impeded by illness or injury.
Despite spending most of their 125-plus-year history as a minor-league organization, the Bisons were a major-league club from 1879 to 1885. All told, nearly 3,000 players and managers have donned the Bisons uniform, including 20 who have been immortalized in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Currently, the Bisons compete every summer for an International League title, as well as the Thruway Cup—a regional and bragging-rights-based trophy chased by the Bisons, the Rochester Red Wings, and the Syracuse Chiefs. The Bisons have played half of their games since 1988 at Coca-Cola Field, which boasts the largest video board in the minors and an infield kept moist by hoses that spray water and not the soda that the field’s name would suggest.
The Massage Studio combines relaxing kneading sessions with a romantic atmosphere to create a cozy spa getaway that leaves guests unwound and stress free. Bring a mate, friend, or life-sized drawing of Elvis for respite from busy workdays with the 70-minute couples massage. Each individual will have his or her own personal, licensed therapist slugging stress with a muscle makeover while bodies relax side by side within a private room. Nimble fingers will lull muscular tension into a false sense of security with traditional Swedish-massage strokes before striking with soothing deep-tissue techniques to release hapless stress. The addition of hot-stone therapy warms up world-weary meatsuits, allowing for better absorption of oils and lotions and warmer muscles for clearing icebergs out of the paths of transatlantic cruise ships.
Since the opening of its flagship shop in 1914, Sterling Optical has expanded ever westward, safeguarding the long-term health of patient's eyeballs at nearly 100 locations. Optometrists and professional staff man the eye charts at each store to perform comprehensive exams that check ocular health and assess prescriptions. Contact lenses, UV-blocking sunglasses, and stylish frames from well-known brands such as Ray-Ban, Gucci, and Coach pair with these prescriptions to ensure clients can see safely while driving or while operating a giant robot from inside its skull cavity.
The cooking school's team of cooking instructors and chefs work diligently to instill a love of cooking in students of all ages. Inside the Kids’ Kitchen, children ages 3 to 6, assisted by their parents and helped along by friendly instructors, prepare healthy, kid-friendly fare. As they work through recipes, the Future Chefs class participants also learn kitchen essentials such as measuring skills, pot and pan protocol, and how to operate small appliances. During adult classes, adult students roll up their sleeves and dive into multipart recipes, from a Provençal-style zucchini and greens torte to sweet-potato casserole. Adult students can choose from hands-on and demonstration-style classes, and the cooking school's chefs and instructors keep household menus fresh by leading new classes every three months. In addition to taking traditional cooking classes, grown-up students can also improve their eating habits with healthy lifestyle classes. Taught by registered dietitians, the classes cover food's impact on current health issues, and prepare students to make the good dietary decisions that will stay with them for the rest of their long, wellness-filled lives.