Patients suffering from neck and back pain, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel, or headaches can turn to Doctor of Chiropractic Louis Valentine and his team of licensed massaged therapists and chiropractic physicians at Tristate Orthopaedic Treatment Center. At a space recently acquired by TriHealth, they use use hands-on chiropractic techniques to relieve clients' aches and pains.
Licensed massage therapist Leslie LaBoda works alongside the chiropractor. Among her offerings are muscle-realignment massages, wherein the muscles and connecting fascia are deeply massaged and reset into the correct position. This helps to improve posture, increase circulation, and calm backs, so they feel more prepared to take on the day's onslaught of rush-hour traffic, desk sitting, and coworkers demanding piggyback rides.
Lauded by WCPO for their expansive culinary wingspan, Pera Mediterranean's chefs whip up dishes culled from cultures varying from southern France to eastern Turkey. Hanging light fixtures illuminate the warm-toned dining room accented by tangerine-colored walls, as trays piled with gyro kebabs and cabbage stuffed with lamb, rice, and dill sashay to tables. A full bar soothes parched tongues, stocked with spirits to accompany savory flavors and rinse tzatziki stains from laps.
Cura Bella's resident hair and nail technicians grace scalps and limbs with a menu of hair and nail services and steadfast attention to detail. Stylists snip away at lengthy locks with simple haircuts ($35+) and offer special-occasion updo styling to gussy up guests for “Baby's First Self-Aware Moment” celebrations ($35–$80). Spot straightening services ($35+) tackle pesky frizz-fraught areas and custom foil framing ($35+) highlights favored locks. Each treatment includes a rejuvenating scalp massage to oust stress from its cranium-bound fortifications.
Kim Rice's love of photography stretches all the way back to high school. From there, she went on to get a photography degree, and in 1988 she founded Keepsake Photography Studio. Her passion for the art stays strong to this day, as she continues to capture snapshots of families, high-school seniors, pets, and loving couples within her studio's homey confines. Ms. Rice isn't the only friendly face visitors find at Keepsake Photography Studio, however. Pet sidekicks Oscar the parrot and Houdini the cat also greet clients, and they both know the secrets to striking a compelling pose.