The staff at Touch Institute?which includes certified nursing assistants, massage therapists, pediatric massage therapists, aestheticians, and college graduates from various backgrounds with BA - PhD designations?soothes bodies and minds of all ages with research-based, compassionate therapies. Therapeutic massages draw on Swedish, deep-tissue, and pre- and post-natal techniques, and cranial sacral massage balances the central nervous system, saving clients the bother of checking their brains with a carpenter?s bubble level. Organic ?minence handmade skincare products rejuvenate faces and bodies during a range of skin therapies. To beautify exteriors, aestheticians offer specialty programs such as makeup lessons and natural spray tans.
Committed to giving back to the community, Touch Institute supports the Liddle Kidz Foundation, which sends health-care professionals to orphanages around the world.
At Premiere Chiropractic & Sports Medicine, Dr. Homan Dibagohar and his staff utilize their experience in chiropractic and physical therapy to alleviate common and uncommon causes of skeletal and muscular ailments. Before commencing with their signature noninvasive, drug-free treatments, the doctors first spend time talking with patients about the troubles at hand. Then, based on this chat and the revelations unearthed during a comprehensive exam, they tailor treatments to bring personalized relief. Sessions may include traditional therapies—such as adjustments and massages—as well as technological treatments such as electro-therapy, which eases aches with gentle electric pulses patients can later use to charge their smartphone.
At Natural Health Medical Center, medical director Huy Hoang, M.D. weaves together natural and Western medical practices to create a unique tapestry of services. Clients who opt for the package kick off treatments by stepping aboard the TurboSonic Metabolism Stimulator. During the 30-minute process, the device deploys vibrations throughout the body, shaking the dust off underused cells and causing muscles to tense and relax to the nearest dub-step beat. The invigorating treatment can inspire bodies to shed pounds, tighten skin, and enhance circulation. Next, clients sashay into the infrared sauna. After 30 minutes in the heated habitat, sweat excuses itself from bodies, which are now lighter for hurdles over ice-cream trucks. The treatment can also boost metabolism and burn calories. Finally, clients converge with a trained medical assistant who sets up a drip of vitamin-replenishing cocktail to refresh the body.
Sports, and their inevitable injuries, are no strangers to Doctors of Chiropractic Julia Moen and Charlie Harper. Dr. Julia, a certified chiropractic sports physician, works with the athletes at El Camino College, acts as volunteer trainer for a local high-school football team, and has bounced back from nine of her own sport-related surgeries. Dr. Charlie, a beach-volleyball enthusiast when not frocked in a lab coat, pioneered an exercise-rehabilitation program that is used by orthopedists in the area.
ProWellness' other practitioners include massage therapists, licensed acupuncturists, and a cockapoo therapy dog. They offer a diverse lineup of treatments ranging from pregnancy massages to microcurrent therapy sessions that help reduce pain from spinal-cord injuries and impersonating a disco ball.
Having practiced in New York City and now plying her trade in Redondo Beach, Jennifer Shulman has treated more than 600 clients between the two coasts. During the 4,000 treatments she's administered, she developed her own style that emphasizes creating a caring environment and listening intently to her clients, with her end goal always being to help her clients achieve their own goals and lead a happier life. And although she's helped patients dealing with dozens of different conditions, she's particularly adept at treating people who suffer from TMJ, knee or back pain, infertility, and migraines caused by the expanding brain that comes with being too smart for your own good.
Viewing healing as a holistic process, licensed acupuncturist Chantaal Lebay uses a variety of treatments and her gentle presence to foster wellness from the inside out. Her practice eschews staid clinical décor, welcoming patients with plush couches, red curtains, and vibrant canvasses. From these cozy confines, her acupuncture sessions alleviate pains with sterile needles placed at specific bodily points. Lebay also offers soothing services including reiki and Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Technique in her efforts to peaceably eradicate pain from the face of the Earth. When complex concerns confront her, she blends various procedures into treatments as unique as a snowflake's thumbprint.