Doctors and massage therapists join forces to address alignment issues, joint stiffness, and muscular tension all within the same visit to HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Rehab. Massage therapists correct muscular imbalances in shoulders and backs with hands licensed in therapeutic massage and shadow-puppet recital. Chiropractic consultations provide detailed assessments of the ailments behind each client's particular symptoms, as well as specific instructions for massage therapists and recommended courses of action.
Spice Salon’s owner and stylist, Kristen Spirn, leads an experienced staff in beautifying clients with hair and nail services. Red walls and standing mirrors surround the salon area, where stylists update ‘dos or infuse strands with silkiness via keratin treatments. In addition to topping digits with long-lasting gel, traditional polish, or nail art, techs restore weary feet with heated stones.
Three months after he graduated from Salter College, licensed therapist Jeff Scott opened Escape Massage Centers in a small office. Knowing better than to despise humble beginnings, Jeff saw his tiny studio as the first step in an ongoing journey. Six months later, he opened a second location, and today he has a total of three outposts—one for each lightning bug that hovers in place to form Orion's belt every night. When Jeff isn't personally mending muscles with Swedish, deep-tissue, and trigger-point techniques, he supervises a team of therapists that expands on his primary modalities with hot-stone, pregnancy, and couples massage. In addition to building his own practice, Jeff has taught at his alma mater and earned certification in the myoskeletal alignment techniques developed by Erik Dalton. Dalton considers the myofascial and skeletal systems as inseparable as a tongue and a frozen flagpole.
Esha Washington describes herself as a cancer-conquering, God-loving, beach-bumming, jewelry-making mother of two with a passion for roller coasters, indoor skydiving, and of course, massage therapy. Her experiences, like her interests, have been diverse. She graduated from UMass Boston with a degree in business, and after 20 years as a successful realtor, decided she wanted to change people's lives more directly; that's when she took up therapeutic bodywork. She attended the massage program at Salter College, where she learned relaxation techniques such as hot-stone therapy, deep-tissue massage, and napping in a kangaroo pouch. Today all can seek Esha's expertise of her own Head to Soul Therapeutic Massage clinic.
The Natural Path’s certified and licensed staff soothes bodies with custom massages and gently cleanses intestines with colon hydrotherapy. Opt for the massage, and licensed therapist Annette Cormier will spend 60 or 90 minutes coaxing muscles into a relaxed state with the client's choice of massage modality. The Swedish massage unfurls long, gliding strokes to soothe stress, a deep-tissue session aims to work out serious knots, and a pregnancy massage can ease joint pain caused by carrying around the weight of a growing baby or a codependent watermelon.