During the time she spent working in emergency rooms around the country, it occurred to Dr. Mary Kay Ross that many of the patients she treated suffered from preventable ailments such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Drawing from her research in the field of anti-aging and weight loss, Dr. Ross embarked on a mission to turn back body clocks and slim figures with safe, minimally invasive treatments, opening Live Well M.D. Savannah in the process. At the health-care facility, laser body-sculpting techniques, including VASER lipo and CoolSculpting, shrivel fat cells that don’t respond to exercise or commands to play dead, while bio-identical hormone treatments help patients overcome the symptoms of menopause and andropause by balancing the body’s natural hormonal chemistry.
These and other wellness regimens and cosmetic procedures take place inside an office specifically designed to induce a feeling of calm. Sky-blue walls combine with the ambient sounds of a burbling fountain to comfort clients as they wait on comfy leather furniture and watch a flat-panel television.
Dr. Ronald Finger, a board-certified plastic surgeon, is a founding father of the coastal region's cosmetic-surgery business. He opened the first outpatient surgery center and medical spa in the area, performed the first liposuction procedure in Georgia, and developed one of the first doctor-created lines of skincare products. He still works to make Finger & Associates Plastic Surgery Center as renowned as it was when it first opened, beautifying bodies and faces with lifts and tucks as well as less invasive laser procedures and anti-aging treatments. Dr. Finger doesn't just serve the aesthetic needs of women; he has made appearances on the WTOC 11 midmorning show heralding the med-spa options available for men and pandas.
A medical doctor, naturopathic doctor, and team of talented therapists help integrate the best of conventional and alternative medicine at Holistic Health Services. Standard blood tests and results from x-rays, MRIs, and other medical tests can be used alongside assessments of the tongue, eyes, fingernails, acupuncture meridians, and more. Based upon their findings, Holistic Health's team develops tailored care plans that blend both traditional and alternative treatments. Four types of energy therapies restore balance and treat emotional trauma, and genetics analysis allows the staff to advise on nutrition, as well as develop exercise programs in coordination with Synergistic Bodies.
Synergy Medical Centers of Savannah helps clients take control over their health by offering guidance, testing, and treatment for a range of conditions. The professionals on staff include Douglas K. Leichtner, a doctor of chiropractic, and Lester E. Benn, M.D., a 40-year medical veteran who specializes in weight management and preventative medicine. Their services include everything from medically supervised weight-loss programs that make use of appetite suppressants and B12 injections to chiropractic care and testosterone testing. The center also identifies and treats allergies and food sensitivities.
Casey Horan first began to appreciate the complexity and beauty of the human body while studying jujitsu. His teachers recommended deep-tissue massage and stretches as a way to heal injuries sustained during practice. In 2000, he earned his license in massage therapy and began to treat others with the same methods that worked for him.
At Horan Therapeutic Massage, Casey now treats patients with his own signature style. He targets chronic physical pain and tension with deep kneads, and uses warm stones, hot towels, and healing balms to calm the mind.
Release uses holistic treatments to detoxify clients and improve the condition of their skin and body. The Chi Nei Tsang technique opens blocked energy channels by applying pressure on specific abdominal points. During Scalar Wave cold-laser sessions, low-power infrared beams penetrate deep into the skin, affecting bone, cartilage, and even DNA. Treatments work to help reduce stress, alleviate pain, balance organ function, and help faces look millions of seconds younger.