Nationally certified and licensed massage therapist Pernille Stephens helms Duluth Neuromuscular Therapy, where she offers a variety of massages. Her modalities include the static pressure of neuro-muscular therapy massage, as well as the fierce, muscular targeting of deep-tissue massage. Her massages can help remove muscular aches, decrease stress, and increase circulation.
Spa Sydell traces its roots back to 1982, when its flagship spa opened under the moniker of Sydell Skin Care Salon. A spike in popularity led the spa to change its name to the leaner Spa Sydell and expand to seven locations. Today, the spa?s experts form a team of licensed skincare professionals and massage therapists, all of whom must pass intense training processes in the spa's signature techniques. Dr. Tara Margarella and Dr. Herb Kollinger are skilled in advanced injection techniques and work alongside nurse Cheryl Gillis to help perfect the latest aesthetic and cosmetic treatments, using only US FDA approved products.
Bluefern Spa at Johns Creek instills more than a dozen rooms with details designed for relaxation?right down to the color of the walls. Soothing aqua blue accents complement the rooms' earthy green and brown hues, while soft music and aromatherapy nourish the other senses to ease visitors' minds by assuring them their ears and noses haven't suddenly disappeared. Treatments range from massages and reflexology treatments to sugar body scrubs and organic facials. The spa also houses a halotherapy room, lined with Himalayan salt bricks, where visitors can recline in zero-gravity chairs and breathe the salt-infused air to help relieve symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and skin conditions such as eczema.
At Levinson Family Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic David Levinson is a walking dictionary of treatments that can correct ailments without the use of drugs or surgery. He has gathered these techniques—such as spinal decompression, state-of-the-art instrument adjustments, and traditional adjustments—over more than three decades of experience, working with patients ranging from infant to athlete. Massage therapy and acupuncture round out the clinic’s drug-free treatments.
The atmosphere at Bluefern Spa is all about the details. In the salt room, for instance, the crystalline white walls are interspersed with mosaics in soothing earth tones, ensuring clients' eyes are entertained while their lungs take in healthful minerals. The sauna beckons with wood benches and polished stone, while private treatment rooms put an emphasis on relaxation with rich fabrics and low lighting. Thoughtful touches extend to the treatments as well?facials include light massage, while body scrubs are augmented with enticing aromas. And, ensuring that interiors are pampered as much as exteriors, the spa serves guests complimentary coffee and tea, and invites them to order in refreshments from local restaurants or moms.
At Johns Creek Chiropractic and Wellness Center, Doctor of Chiropractic Joe Fanning and his staff look for aches and pain from head to toe, spending time along the spine to focus their analysis. When an issue is discovered, the team of specialists devises a personalized treatment plan that might include chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, or custom-made orthotics. To help prevent future ailments or their spine from turning into a cooked noodle, patients can frequent the facility's Pilates studio for strengthening exercises on the reformer machine and split-pedal stability chair.