Headed up by two board-certified physicians and staffed by a team of medical professionals, Physical Medicine Clinic has a few immediate advantages over most other chiropractic clinics. For one, its treatments extend far beyond chiropractic care, encompassing everything from medical-grade beauty services to meditative yoga classes. Having recently added an aesthetician to the staff, the office now offers exfoliating microdermabrasion treatments and chemical peels alongside physical therapy for crooked spines and malfunctioning antennae. Though these services may seem remarkably different, they are all geared toward helping clients achieve optimal health?both inside and out.
A former Miss Seattle, board-certified physician Dr. Amy Miller knows firsthand how important it is to feel confident in your own skin. Having always possessed an interest in skincare and a desire to help others feel beautiful, she traded her pageant gown for a white lab coat and now spends much of her time training other physicians in the use of medical lasers. At St. Louis Skin Solutions, Dr. Miller helms a small staff that includes a licensed aesthetician and supervises all skin treatments, including laser hair and tattoo removal, Botox, and cellulite reduction. Beyond cosmetic enhancement, staff use their skincare expertise to screen for skin cancer, and can also harness laser energy to remove spider veins that don’t respond to being slapped with a shoe.
Holistic Health and Fitness aims to cleanse the body inside and out, employing staff members whose talents stretch as wide as their tallest client's arms. Four certified colon hydrotherapists, four licensed massage therapists, and a doctor of chiropractic all call the holistic center home and offer services that complement one another. For example, Dr. Anne Roulo often recommends her chiropractic patients combine adjustments with colon hydrotherapy, which can increase energy levels and wash away toxic material.
A cornucopia of beautifying services await clients at The Face Company, where their visages and the bodies they're attached to undergo overhauls in the form of a number of procedures including Photofacials, Laser Hair Removal, Botox, Juv?derm, Skin Rejuvenation, Cellulite Reduction, and Teeth Whitening. The staff infuse youthfulness into clients with nonsurgical procedures, including spa services such as Airbrush Makeup and waxing services.
The staff of Aesthetic Specialists at LAesthetic wield a variety of cutting-edge machines to subtly enhance appearances. They rely on everything from a Trios or Palomar laser to remove unwanted body hair to a Viora Reaction radio-frequency system to tighten skin to a BriteWhite device to brighten smiles.
The beauty experts also smooth and brighten complexions with oxygen facials and medical microdermabrasion treatments, as well as tone skin with facial peels. These employ such enzyme-rich ingredients as pumpkins, yams, and vitamin C. One of their most indulgent treatments is the 24k gold facial mask that firms skin and helps clients feel richer than James Earl Jones's voice after he gargles with maple syrup.
Since 1990, So Natural Institute has been embellishing eyebrows, lips, and peepers with permanent makeup, thickening eye fringe with lash extensions, and misting on airbrush makeup. The salon?s certified permanent-cosmetics professionals amplify lids with indelible eyeliner, ruby-ify lips, and restore brows that have vanished after years of tweezing or hair-singeing experiments with baking soda and vinegar. The expertly applied enhancements, which take about an hour to apply, render lipstick and eyeliner as obsolete as an Esperanto-speaking lamplighter and last for years, with minimal touchups sometimes required after a few years.