Drs. David McKenna and O'Hara McKenna work to improve the health of whole families, from children to seniors. The husband-and-wife team heal chronic pain and new injuries using manual adjustments, ultrasound treatments, cold-laser therapy, and massage sessions. To keep pain from returning, they make sure to discuss recurring factors and any helpful rehabilitative treatments with patients.
Wendy Pearson, the licensed massage therapist behind eScentual Body, honed her skills at the Academy of Somatic Healing Arts before opening her own healing studio. There, she works to dissolve pain and stress with deep-tissue pressure, relaxation massages with heated basalt stones, neuromuscular therapy, and other techniques. Clients can upgrade sessions with aromatherapy oils such as Relaxation, which combines sandalwood, petitgrain, and tangerine.
The staffers at iNails Salon and Spa send bodies into states of relation with an array of nail, facial, and massage services. Experienced nail technicians pamper all 20 digits with 14 Botanical Escapes Herbal Spa treatments that blanket skin surfaces with a bouquet of natural ingredients. Guests submit finger or toe tips to soak in a bath bubbling with oils smelling of soothing cocoa or rejuvenating peppermint, preventing patrons from having to waste secret stashes of Junior Mints on DIY footbaths. SaniSmart spa jets bubble around ankles as techs pluck sanitized tools from a hospital-grade autoclave to scrub skin and prune everything in the vicinity of the nail. A choice of lacquer or nail-strengthening treatment caps each nail service. The salon also offers specialty manicures and pedicures aimed at relieving congestion, detoxifying, or rejuvenating clients, and tends to the body's other relaxation points with massages and facials that employ Dermalogica products.
Spa Sydell traces its roots back to 1982, when its flagship spa opened in Buckhead under the moniker Sydell Skin Care Salon. A spike in popularity led the spa to change its name to the leaner Spa Sydell and expand to seven convenient locations. Today, the spa’s skincare experts helm a team of licensed professionals and massage therapists, all of whom must pass stringent auditions before they are hired.
Each of the spa’s outposts exhibits a unique personality—the larger facilities echo with the sounds of water trickling down fountain displays, soothing scents permeate the air, tropical flowers are placed with care, and the more intimate boutique locations host private treatment rooms in which botanical fragrances couple with the sounds of orchestral twee pop. Regardless of the locale, expect a relaxing, personalized massage experience in which a therapist tends to your individual aches and pains with soothing strokes. During facials, the spa’s aestheticians blend signature products individually selected and previously tested on the CEO.
Melting Pot Grooming and Beauty salon offers an array of beauty and pampering services, including airbrush spray tanning, semi-permanent lashes, and waxing services on the face and body for both male and female customers. Hand and foot treatments include spa manicures and pedicures, as well as a detox foot soak and massage.
The team at Medprime Clinic has an eclectic set of skills. The health experts are not only able to speak languages from English and Spanish to Russian and Chinese, but also to tend to physiques with an equally diverse set of Western and alternative remedies. With physical therapy, spine rehab, and massage, they attack aches whose sources range from stress to recent car accidents. With acupuncture and oriental medicine, Dr. Yan utilizes 15-plus years of experience with ultrafine needles to catalyze the body’s self-healing processes. To prevent ailments in their early stages, the team can also screen physiques with x-rays, range of motion testing, and food-sensitivity testing.