The doctors at ChiroStandard have one goal: helping their patients live healthy, pain-free lives—both mentally and physically. They dissolve pain and tension with holistic treatments such as massage therapy and manual adjustments, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t taking advantage of advanced technologies. The specialists help patients achieve overall wellness with nutritional advice.
Melanie Russin is a licensed massage therapist and aesthetician who fights tension in the body with multiple massage modalities, and tightens the skin on the face with microcurrent skin treatments. She also uses LED light therapy to fight aging and stimulate cellular activity.
"I am fascinated with the way muscles work and move," says Renew U Massage & Skincare owner Katanya Taite, citing one of the reasons she became a licensed massage therapist. A sincere interest in helping people feel and live better is another reason: "Life is filled with so much responsibility, people don't take enough time to focus on themselves."
The escapist element is apparent from the moment clients enter into her elegant gold and earth-toned bodywork enclave, where the sounds of flowing water and ocean waves engulf senses in serenity. Organic and vegan oils and serums add an eco-conscious element to all services including massages—which Katanya customizes to each client's particular aches and pains—and slimming body wraps designed to tighten and tone hard-to-trim areas. Also a licensed aesthetician, she customizes facials as well, beginning with an in-depth skin analysis before moving on to tailored treatments that include special formulations for men's skin, teen skin, and sensitive bearskin rugs.
Since 1996, physician's assistant John DiVito has participated in approximately 100,000 patient visits, honing his hands-on medical skills while becoming well versed in the art of healing. His passion for enhancing natural beauty stems from his clinical background, which has included skin-restoration procedures performed in a medical setting as well as training with cosmetic aestheticians from Los Angeles. Along the way, DiVito discovered that his experience repairing wounds gave him a unique understanding of skin––as well as an advantage over most other aestheticians––and so he founded Face By Artisan to share his vast expertise in maintaining and recapturing skin's youthful appearance and health.
Today, DiVito employs his meticulous, artistic eye and the latest cosmetic injection techniques in order to minimize the discomfort and bruising that sometimes accompany dermal-filler procedures. Beyond diminishing frown lines, marionette lines, or under-eye wrinkles, he can also use Restylane injections to add volume to lips, giving mouths the type of kissable look popularized by lipstick commercials and the novelty-sofa industry.
Ural is a region in Russia that’s known for its gemstones. One gemstone in particular makes an appearance during treatments at L'ural Spa: moonstone. Known for its relaxing properties, the gemstone helps center patrons as they undergo signature facials or relaxing massages. The staff also beautifies skin with heated wax, specialized serums, and microdermabrasion tools.
Inside a tranquil facility that first opened its doors 30 years ago, the experienced aestheticians of The Inner Circle Spa revive clients’ faces with microdermabrasion and dermaplaning treatments. Noninvasive microdermabrasions banish dull, dead skin cells with gentle diamond chips, which are less irritating than traditional crystals or banshee ringtones. For the dermaplaning treatment, aestheticians sweep away surface cells with a high-speed rotating brush to reveal glowing new skin.
A licensed massage therapist and certified personal trainer, Janie Scott holds the key to unlocking both tense nerves and tight muscles. She achieves the former through Swedish massages, applying long, graceful strokes that are as calming as a slow-motion reel of idyllic landscapes, swooping butterflies, and meditating whales. On the physical end, she uses deep-tissue work and Thai stretching to help clients become more limber and treat chronic pain and muscle tension.
As a certified youth performance specialist, Janie pays special heed to young athletes. Citing a dramatic increase in youth sports’ injuries, Janie performs sports massages geared specifically toward kids. She keeps budding athletes in tiptop physical shape with treatments that help to reduce the possibility of injury and improve their mobility, whether they’re darting across the field or hoisting a trophy above their heads.