Though it's connected to the KeyLime Cove Indoor Waterpark Resort, the calm, relaxing atmosphere within Paradise Mist Spa makes it feel miles away. The spa's decor transports guests to a beach in the tropics, with palm fronds in front of walls painted sky blue and sunset red. Eight treatment rooms lie beyond the waiting room with a team of licensed massage therapists, aestheticians, and nail technicians soothing visitors with services from body wraps to facials. The tropical theme even carries through to the spa’s products, which contain ingredients such as coconut milk and Fijian honey. Though Paradise Mist caters mostly to adults, it also offers services for children at the Enchanted Lagoon Kids’ Spa. Such features earned the relaxation haven a place on the Daily Herald’s 2012 Readers' Choice list.
The staff and state-certified massage therapists at Heavenly Massage have left no stone unturned when it comes to their clients’ relaxation. At each Heavenly Massage location, the music, lighting, and decor all serve the same goal of enhancing peace of mind. Though massages—ranging from hot stone to lymphatic drainage—are the signature service, the staff also offers nailcare, skincare, waxing, and body treatments.
Doctor of Chiropractic Leo Potetti takes time with his patients. His goal of not only treating pain, but also educating each patient, means that he devotes part of each initial appointment to getting to know visitors and their aches. His thorough examinations can uncover concerns ranging from herniated discs to tennis elbow and pinched nerves, and he often makes a diagnosis and immediately begins treatment during that first visit. Seeking to correct bad habits and prevent further discomfort, Dr. Potetti instructs which activities, positions, and dance routines to refrain from, and suggests exercises designed to alleviate conditions.
Jason Romano participated in Arnold Schwarzenegger's bodybuilding championships—not as a competitor, but as a physician. This doctor of chiropractic has also cracked backs belonging to both college and professional athletes. His career started out 20 years ago at Palmer College of Chiropractic, and he continues to practice at Lake County Family Chiropractic. He exercises six or seven times a week and visits a fellow chiropractor on a regular basis to make sure his own vertebrae haven't moved without leaving a forwarding address.
Doctor of Chiropractic Brian Glaus specializes in family health care, a field he has studied and worked in for the last 20 years. He and his staff of therapists and medical professionals help clients of all ages lead healthier lives through hands-on services, such as chiropractic care and therapeutic massage. In addition to adjusting spines, they adjust lifestyles with personalized weight-loss programs that combine fitness and nutrition with a solemn promise to stop wearing earrings that weigh more than 5 pounds.