Helmed by Dr. Nikhilesh Agarwal, The Vein Center of Pennsylvania treats spidery blood-carriers with vein-withering sclerotherapy. The 25-minute visits start with a comprehensive exam to determine whether problematic veins are spider, varicose, or coolant tubes from half-finished cyborg transformations. A battery of sclerotherapy injections tests which chemicals are the safest for fighting veins, before Dr. Agarwal injects the winning solution into doomed veins, causing them to collapse and disappear. Treatments require little to no downtime, allowing patients to quickly return to busy work schedules or constant backyard stakeouts to catch Amelia Earhart stealing the lawn flamingos. This is an introductory offer, complete treatment may require 4 to 6 additional sessions.
“My back is killing me!” Steve Corson regularly heard complaints like this while working in the restaurant biz. The desire to quell backaches and workplace stress is what eventually drove him to become a licensed massage therapist. He set up shop in Full Throttle Ink tattoo parlor, where he dissolves tension with long, gliding Swedish strokes and concentrated deep-tissue kneads. Steve also tends to sports-related injuries, and he tackles painful knots built up over time or after pro games of Twister using trigger-point therapy.
Licensed massage therapist Thomas Snyder works in two different settings: clients’ homes and his own homey, red-brick studio. In either case, he relaxes muscles and relieves tension with a diverse range of bodywork treatments, including therapeutic massage, craniosacral therapy, and reflexology. He even offers massage parties, during which he treats guests to soothing strokes in celebration of the host’s birthday, bridal shower, or other important events.
Using nourishing minerals and herbs, mud, seaweed, and dead sea salt, the beauty experts at Cooper Spa pamper clients with time-tested, natural ingredients; but they’ll also turn to advanced technology when they need to, gently sloughing off dead skin with microdermabrasion tools, swiping glycolic acid onto faces to fade blemishes, and directing microcurrents into skin to firm muscles. Many treatments already include add-ons: hot-stone massages are enhanced with hand exfoliations, eye treatments, and foot soaks complete with rubber duckies, and aromatherapy enhances Swedish kneads and body wraps.
At Columbus & Perfection Lasers, Dr. William F. Columbus and a team of licensed practitioners draw from thousands of successful laser-based and cosmetic procedures to restore the sight, rejuvenate the skin, and whiten the teeth of grateful patients. The good doctor and his staff master the versatile capabilities of amplified light, from removing unwanted hair to sharpening fields of vision to distracting overstimulated kittens. DermaMed microdermabrasion equipment treats minor imperfections and exfoliates the top layer of dead skin, and cosmetic injections safely smooth away offending wrinkles. Under the steady hand of a qualified medical professional, beneficial beams of photons target imperfections, leaving behind glistening rows of teeth after Zoom! whitening procedures or 20/20 vision during LASIK treatments.
Total Health's owner, Cheryl Hawkins—a holistic health consultant—coaches her clients on the intake of nutritional supplements and alternative treatments to springboard toward improved states of mental and physical health. A certified natural-health consultant, Cheryl sits down with each patient to help chart a course of therapeutic action per client request. Some opt to purge toxins and melt stress in a sweat-inducing session in the infrared sauna; others reach toward the healthier digestion and improved intake of nutrients that follow on the heels of colon-hydrotherapy treatments, which Cheryl has administered for more than 15 years.