At their five offices across Columbus, Inner Health Chiropractic's doctors take a preventive approach to wellness, eschewing conventional methods that only tackle problems after they've developed. Instead, the practitioners focus on developing a comprehensive wellness plan for each client with the goal of preventing, not merely treating, illness and pain. Encompassing lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise, treatments run the gamut from spinal adjustment and physiotherapy to food counseling and personalized pinky-toe massage.
Massage therapists at The Calm Room customize full-body massages to address specific areas of tension in private treatment rooms featuring soft music and heated massage tables. After consulting with clients about trouble spots, overexerted sinews, and pretzel-making demonstrations gone awry, therapists set to work. Their strokes' penetrating pressure stimulates circulation, relieves chronic pains, and helps detoxify muscles to reduce the chance of future aches and injuries.
White pillars and a stately brick exterior help A Touch of Stress Relief blend in with other homes in its suburban neighborhood. Inside, massage therapist Lynn Pedraza creates a soothing escape where clients can relax and release tension from aching muscles. Pedraza performs services ranging from pay-by-the-minute chair massages to 90-minute full-body sessions, so clients can enjoy extended bouts of relaxation or an easygoing distraction while waiting for Hot Pockets to cook.
The licensed massage therapists at Massage Advantage dote on visitors with a slew of custom massage techniques, including Swedish, prenatal, and deep tissue. Armed with warm blankets and a credo to respect patients' privacy, therapists begin each 30- or 60-minute session with a discussion on clients' specific aches and ailments. Therapists can also haul their equipment to office buildings for workplace chair massages that help reinvigorate fatigued employees or stressed-out water coolers during 5- to 15-minute stints. Each succession of kneads is designed to alleviate stress, muscles soreness, and various medical conditions, such as high blood pressure.
The licensed massage therapists at Worthington Therapeutic Massage?all graduates of the American Institute of Alternative Medicine?cater each stroke to the client?s pain-relief needs. Each session begins with a brief chat to discern the client?s chronic aches, pressure preferences, and underutilized superpowers. They specialize in Swedish, deep-tissue, and trigger-point techniques as well as neuromuscular therapy, which addresses pain within the muscular and nervous systems using soft-tissue manipulation and postural corrections.
At Departure Skin Care, aesthetician Sharon Purdie calls upon Skin for Life products to nourish complexions with deep-cleansing facials. Sharon begins each facial treatment with a consultation that allows her to better understand her patrons’ unique needs and study the zodiac signs embedded in their freckled skinscapes. Following this horoscopic tangent, faces receive a soothing steam treatment, an infusion of nutrients, and a penetrating deep cleanse. Patrons may augment any service with a complimentary microdermabrasion, oxygen infusion, or essential-oil massage.