When it comes to massage, the therapists at Body Wellness Massage Clinic leave no stone—or glass cup, in some cases—unturned. They take continuing education courses that help them master therapies from all over the world, and the result is a massage experience like no other. A recent addition to their repertoire is massage with cupping, which creates suction on the surface of the skin with glass cups. This suction can help pull toxins toward the surface, where they're absorbed by the lymphatic system and drained from the body. If you're after a more traditionally Western treatment, the therapists can accommodate your needs with a custom massage that combines only the treatments and techniques that you see fit.
Massages and pampering skin treatments make up the menu at Serenity Mind Body Spa, winner of Best Massage in Wichita Family Magazine's 2011 Reader's Choice Awards. The therapists and aestheticians customize each service to the individual, whether it's an overworked athlete, an achy mother-to-be, or an acne-prone teen. Nail technicians in the pedicure suite soak feet in sparkling Lenox crystal basins, while hair-removal experts whisk away unwanted strands with Nufree's waxless formula. The spa's packages combine services for extended relaxation sessions that loosen tightly wound bodies and set tense minds adrift as if in a sea of chamomile tea.
Dr. Christopher A. Moeller, a graduate of Duke University and Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, has more than 25 years of experience in the field. He makes use of it by leading Moeller Dermatology's team in helping clients deal with most types of skin conditions. In addition to general dermatology, Dr. Moeller and his staff run a Skin Enhancement Center within the practice that focuses on the pampering aspects of skin care. Aestheticians use treatments such as microdermabrasion and Fraxel that can help skin look as young and new as the day it was received from Sears Roebuck and Co.
Elite Wellness and Weight Loss Center's clinical director, Jeff L. Drake, D.C., and his welcoming staff are dedicated to helping patrons achieve weight loss through its personalized programs. During one-on-one evaluations, staffers analyze exercise, sleep, and eating habits and use their findings to develop realistic waist-whittling plans and timelines. The center's body wraps and infrared-sauna treatments work to reduce inches and cellulite, which appears as a result of edema and lack of circulation. The staff flushes excess toxins from the body by encasing it in a warm herbal wrap, helping increase circulation, lymphatic function, and empathy for leftovers.
At Massalogy Spa, a trio of massage therapists works with clients to craft personalized relaxation plans. Eight different massage modalities, including bamboo and hot stone, expunge soreness from muscles, while relaxing add-ons such as sugar scrubs or aromatherapy shoo away stress and forgotten reminder notes. In addition to relaxing massages, the spa beautifies physiques with body wraps.
Recently relocated to a new, modern office, Howell Family Chiropractic performs the latest in corrective therapy for Kansans afflicted with back pain, headaches, or lingering effects from injuries. Doctor of Chiropractic Jeff Howell personally walks new patients through a three-step diagnostic process no more complicated than the waltz portion of their annual physical, determining their health-related problems, concerns, and potential treatment options. Sometimes the source of pain is obvious, such as a Revolutionary War–era bayonet lodged between the shoulder blades, but Dr. Howell will, if necessary, take a set of x-rays to identify areas of misalignment and degeneration in the spine and bone structure. Finally, the doctor gives your creaky corpus a gentle but thorough chiropractic examination designed to help diagnose a course of treatment.