Bearing a master’s degree in holistic medicine, Coverall Holistically owner and licensed massage therapist Colleen Zerga treats stress and ailments from a body-level perspective during spa treatments. She builds upon the classic Swedish massage by incorporating myofascial, lymphatic, and deep-tissue kneads that break down painful nodes caused by repetitive motions or lack of updated info on the Cold War. Colleen also utilizes hot stones and herbal remedies to treat patrons' ailments, including the mineral weight-loss wrap that is purported to give bodies more trim and toned appearances in quick 90-minute sessions.
As a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic James C. Martell knows his way around the human spine. He draws on his impressive knowledge to keep his clients' musculoskeletal systems in alignment with adjustments and hands-on manipulations.
Dr. Martell goes a step beyond chiropractic, though, with acupuncture treatments that redirect the body's flow of energy. He has been certified in the traditional Chinese needling techniques for more than a decade, and he continues to use them to help clients who are fighting migraines or need to be convinced that they aren't actually a balloon.
Burn Fat's licensed chiropractor, Jeffrey Shiflet, helps slenderize forms with advanced, custom weight-loss solutions that include goal-setting assistance and helpful follow-ups. Developed by a chemist from the UCLA medical center, Burn Fat’s herbal body wraps target fat cells and cellulite with Herbalogica products, aiming to purge the body of toxins while increasing blood circulation and providing a good example of what it feels like to be a burrito. The office’s resident weight-loss program, Club Reduce, guides clients on a slimming journey with laser fat-reduction therapy, which was highlighted by San Tan Valley Today. Burn Fat also offers whole-body vibration training, an innovative 10-minute workout that causes the muscles to contract and relax, quickly blasting calories and bumping up the metabolism.
It wasn’t a career as an astronaut or a professional baseball player that held Dr. Clark Larson’s heart as a 9-year-old. Rather, his childhood dream was to become a dentist. And with some hard work and a lot of education, he did just that. Dr. Larson spends his days at San Tan Valley Smiles restoring teeth to their original luster before they broke through the gums. He whitens teeth, removes decay during root canals, replaces lost teeth with dentures, and covers broken teeth with caps.
With more than 20 years of health-care experience under his belt, Dr. Lino Ossanna oversees the skilled staff at Allure Skin and Laser, where he works onsite. Along with Jena P. Boynton, a certified injector, the doctor and his staff turn back the clock on skin with nonsurgical services. Their intense pulsed light treatments can eliminate unwanted body hair and minimize the appearance of blemishes and leftover Halloween masks. To alleviate skin concerns such as hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and acne scars, they customize chemical peels and facials to each client's needs. All of their services integrate high-end products from brands such as Obagi Medical, Colorescience Pro, and Latisse.
A former fast-paced corporate-world professional, yoga instructor Kay Koski now fosters a community where time seems to stop. Students can achieve deeper mind-body connections during yoga classes or unwind under the soothing strokes of licensed massage therapist Valerie Eenhuis. Kay also is a certified hypnotist and helps guests overcome physical and emotional limitations.