Fulfilling the roles of a traditional physician's office as well as an indulgent day spa, Rejuve Cosmetic and Wellness addresses its clients skincare needs by providing medically inspired services alongside standard treatments. Dr. Bret Bruder personally performs all of the injectable and surgical procedures. The center's cosmetic laser system can spruce up appearances by zapping unsightly stubble, minimizing the appearance of scars, or even fading unwanted tattoos. To thoroughly exfoliate the skin and remove signs of impurities, the team offers chemical peels as well as treatments using dermaplane and microdermabrasion technology. Injectable dermal fillers improve the skin's overall texture as they smooth away signs of wrinkles and the specialized facials can restore a youthful radiance to the cheekbones by treating the skin with antioxidant-rich salves, Vitamin C masks, or handfuls of sequins.
At StrongFit, a team of certified personal trainers take a personal and multidisciplinary approach to fitness—they construct individual fitness and nutrition regimens for each of their clients. The trainers' customized plans are based on the results of fitness assessments sanctioned by the National Academy of Sports Medicine and congratulatory high-fives have been approved by a roundtable of local surfers. Using the results of these tests, the trainers determine what exercises are ideal for their trainees and then motivate them to meet fitness goals in one-on-one training sessions or in one of the gym’s boxing classes.
For Cincinnati natives James T. Lutz, MD, and Daniel L. Buchanan, DC, the inspiration to help others lose weight came not from classrooms but from discussions with patients. James' work as the medical director of Bethesda Hospital's Weight Control for Life program showed him the trouble many patients have maintaining weight loss. After watching clients' ups and downs, Dr. Lutz developed the UniqueU program, a medically structured system that fosters weight reduction within clients without sacrificing safety.
A licensed pharmacist and clinician, James B. LaValle founded LaValle Metabolic Institute in 2001 to help people discover the benefits of integrated health care. To that end, he has teamed up with Dr. Gary Huber (DO) and assembled a team of experienced medical staff to assist patients to educate clients. They administer nutritional consults and Metabolic Code assessments, which analyze metabolic makeup in order to create a personalized plan for health. The clinic also focuses on hormone-replacement therapy, weight loss, stress and sleep support as well as GI issues.
The staffers at Lose Inches With Lipo LLC need neither surgical tools nor pain relievers to help their clients shed unwanted inches. Instead, they rely solely on low-level lasers to gently break down fat cells. The treatment is noninvasive, can be targeted to problem areas such as the arms, thighs, or abdomen, and, unlike surgical liposuction, requires no downtime.
Peachy Seiden, a registered dietitian with 15 years of culinary experience, has penned two books of healthy recipes designed for cooking around a busy schedule. Inside a house painted peach, she teaches groups to prepare nutritious dishes with diverse international influences, including baked penne with health-smart Bolognese and moo shu chicken with flour tortillas for wrapping or tossing like frisbees. She also ladles out health advice and leads weight-loss programs with nutritional assessments and weekly weigh-ins to track progress.