Harrah Chiropractic & Center for Natural Medicine treats its patients holistically. That means the center's staff doesn't just help clients shed pounds with treatments such as laser therapy and injections. Under the guidance of licensed chiropractor Dr. Damon Coffman, they also provide lifestyle advice, including nutrition counseling and exercise blueprints. Patients can even sign up for a free website membership, which includes wellness tips from a monthly Healthy Living newsletter. It's all part of the center's "whole-person approach," which advocates treating the underlying causes of a patient's symptoms, not just the symptoms that get jammed up in their big toe.
After years of learning an array of healing techniques from physicians and fellow therapists, aesthetician and massage therapist Chellie Abernathy opened her own practice to address clients? individual needs with soothing massages. Her wide range of interests, from cosmetology to surgical technology, gives Chellie a well-rounded view of the human body?s inner and outer workings, which helps her relate to a wide range of people, from professional athletes to professional couch surfers. Though she specializes in the more intense, deep-tissue style, Chellie also performs other modalities, including Swedish, hot stone, and acupressure.
From her private station in The Guild Salon, aesthetician Tobi Hight refines faces with trained hands and professional products. From issues ranging from the acne of youth to wrinkles caused by an aging tooth fairy switching faces with you while you sleep, the skin expert can devise a solution to leave any complexion clear and radiant.
At Red Rock Massage, certified massage therapists and skilled aestheticians deliver a range of relaxing spa treatments. Swedish massages reduce tightness and improve circulation with a combination of gliding, kneading, and friction strokes, and deep-tissue techniques dig into muscle tissue to excavate stress and fossilized car keys. With Swedish strokes and volcanic basalt rocks heated up to 120 degrees, hot-stone massages soothe the last shreds of stress from a long day of asking coworkers about the location of Carmen Sandiego. Staff members massage necks, heads, and shoulders and rub scalps with scented aromatherapy oils during a moisture-minded Wax and Relax treatment, which also washes away tension from hands and feet with a warm bath of paraffin wax.
Marra Mehan blends therapy and relaxation from her cozy studio inside The Guild Salon. Her bodywork treatments simultaneously relieve tense muscles and relax the mind, resulting in sessions that leave clients feeling as loose as a slot machine in zero gravity. Treatments range from Swedish massages to exfoliating body scrubs, the latter of which leaves the skin soft and smooth. Marra also offers lymphatic-drainage massages designed to relieve headaches and sinus pressure.
Renaissance Salon & Spa took over its stately 1920s farmhouse in the year 2000. There, aestheticians make the most of the homey setting with treatment packages that really let clients settle in. A Euphoria package, for example, begins with a a warm towel treatment for the face and a scalp massage with flower water. Guests then step into the spa's clawfoot tub, soaking in essential oils and rose petals. Another package, the Hot Toddy for the Body, evokes the aromas of that restorative drink with a nectar bath followed by a bourbon-and-brown-sugar scrub that might have you furtively licking your wrist for the rest of the day.
If you don't have a whole afternoon to lounge about, other services include spray tans, hair coloring, and pedicures. Many treatments also incorporate organic and botanical ingredients?Aveda botanical skin resurfacing serves as an alternative to microdermabrasion, and a fusion hot-stone massage gets its fresh scent from native plants.