At Visions HealthCare, a team of doctors and practitioners focuses on health’s fundamentals, taking into account each patient's environment and lifestyle to root out the causes of ailments during acupuncture, nutrition consultations, and other treatments. Functional medicine emphasizes preventative care by identifying the causes of physiological and biochemical disturbances that negatively impact health, and stress-reduction programs counteract the damage done by backbreaking bosses or back-talking pets. Acupuncturists draw upon the ancient practice's tenets to free up energy flow, thereby helping to allay migraines, uro-genital conditions, and allergies. Chiropractic treatments address the biomechanics of each section of the spine, aligning the vertebrae with manual adjustments and supporting the joints with soft-tissue or myofascial treatments. Visions HealthCare rounds out its whole-health focus during spiritual alignment sessions that bolster clients' peace of mind and reduce their tendency to mispronounce chakra.
After Sioban Washington graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute and earned her license to knead, she opened A Sound Mind & Body to help reconnect the physical and mental through massage. Inside her handicap-accessible studio, she soothes clients who are wrestling with all kinds of problems, including migraines, multiple sclerosis symptoms, and the side effects of chemotherapy. She aims to strengthen immune systems and reduce stress through modalities such as prenatal, hot-stone, and reflexology massage. Sioban can also enhance her massages with serotonin-boosting chocolate, antioxidant-rich pumpkin, or zesty spaghetti sauce.
Kathi and Anthony Jeannetti of Anthony Fredrick Salon & Day Spa have lived in the Dedham area their whole lives. Their strong local ties are evident in the warm, convivial atmosphere of their salon, where they welcome guests from near and far with a host of custom hair, skin, and nail services. In slight contrast to the salon’s down-home vibes is its décor, which evokes an element of the exotic with its hanging lamps and a mosaic-lined mirror that would be at home in a Mondrian painting.
Those decorative touches serve to illuminate and reflect the sleek tresses shaped by a staff of professional stylists, who clip hair into fashionable cuts before locking in moisture with MoroccanOil conditioners. The spa’s aestheticians and massage therapists practice their craft in the relaxing confines of private treatment rooms, where Pevonia Skincare's natural ingredients nourish pores during facials, and smooth strokes reduce stresses in one of four modalities: Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, and pregnancy. Calming music enhances the spa’s soothing beauty treatments, drowning out the buzz of overworked minds and the honking of cars pacing impatiently in the parking lot.
Equipped with Aveda's botanically based products, Terra Spa's team of aestheticians rejuvenates skin and coddles bodies with facials, massages, mani-pedis, waxes, and other beautifying services. Aestheticians draw on their training with Aveda and SkinCeuticals products while performing Aveda's Elemental nature facial, which combines product mixtures with kneading techniques and Aveda rituals. Each treatment is specifically tailored to individual conditions, such as wrinkles, dryness, and excessive oil. Meanwhile, Aveda makeup and Shavasana eyelash extensions are called upon to ready clients for nights on the town.
Terra Spa's small boutique lends itself to one-on-one attention as the staff balances chakras through massages. Combining deep-tissue techniques on the back with reflexology on the feet and Aveda's Chakra Balancing blend, the treatment leaves patrons walking away stress-free and energized.
The specialists at American Skin Care focus on eliminating skin issues with advanced technology and products from Pevonia, PCA Skin, GlyMed, and Catherine Hinds. A trained esthetician commences each treatment with a thorough skin analysis, which helps to pinpoint areas of concern. Estheticians then craft a customized beauty plan, which can incorporate facials, body treatments, or staring contests against Snow White?s mirror. Of the many services offered, the American Skin Care technicians boast four body treatments that can further nourish the skin, such as the exfoliating sea-salt glo treatment that?s infused with essential oils and performed in a steam room.
Staying true to its name, Whole Health Acupuncture/Myotech Combined Therapies offers a variety of treatment options that share the same goals: restoring optimal function throughout the body and helping prevent future maladies. Practitioner Lori Herman maintains professional relationships with a number of chiropractors, physical therapists, and other practitioners. This broad base of knowledge enables her to more efficiently address a wide range of issues, including therapeutic massages to treat lingering sports injuries.