Since opening Nutrition World in 1979, founder Ed Jones has fostered healthy mastication with an expansive inventory of natural, organic, and gluten-free foodstuffs. As shoppers peruse the aisles, nutrition-savvy store clerks stand by to answer inquiries and suggest healthy alternatives to junk food such as chips or notoriously indulgent Cracker Jack prizes. Shelves sport boxes of DeBoles gluten-free pasta ($3.89), and refrigerators eschew lactose with cartons of sunflower, coconut, hemp, and almond milk ($2.99+). Shoppers can scarf down the protein of an OhYeah! chocolate-caramel bar ($2.49) or work on their Popeye impressions by downing Amy's spinach pizza ($7.99).
Margie Wesley, the licensed acupuncturist of Four Seasons Wellness, studied the art of needling in Albuquerque and Beijing. In private and group settings, she uses her talents to help ease conditions such as pain, emotional ailments, and hula-hooping injuries.
At Hair 1 and Spa 2, Charity (DeSear) Zeigler draws upon two decades of experience in the beauty industry, transforming men's and women's looks with an array of relaxing treatments. In the salon area, skilled hands craft haircuts, highlights, lowlights, and corrective colors. Fingers and toes relax during spa mani-pedis featuring heat therapy and soothing scrubs. Staff banishes body fuzz with traditional waxing services, as well as laser hair-removal and electrolysis treatments that can prepare legs for the beach or enhance an arm wrestler's aerodynamic advantage.
After more than a dedicated of experience as a critical-care nurse, Warm Springs Wellness Center owner Quinn Raines discovered the healing powers of the heated mineral springs in Warm Springs. Instantly enchanted, she promptly became a certified colon hydrotherapist, and together with her son Curt set up a holistic healing center with the goal to enhance their clients' health through water-therapy-based services. Their tranquil retreat, outfitted with elegant décor complimenting the space’s black and tan hues, houses all the amenities needed for healing water therapy, including ionic footbaths and colon hydrotherapy, alongside purifying mud therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic treatments to treat pain and settle squirmy spirit animals.
Adam Roberts first delved into traditional Chinese medicine as a means of helping his wife cope with the symptoms of an idiopathic blood disorder. He discovered a true passion for helping people and, as he puts it, “a better way to get better.” Today, he employs those techniques in relaxation and aromatherapy treatments at Herbal Health & Wellness. Seeking out clusters of nerves and energy in the body, he works to remove tension using pleasant-smelling essential oils and strategically applied pressure.
Local physician Dwaine Allison's "feel it and fix it" motto permeates each facet of his professional career, from the chiropractic care to the ancillary wellness services he performs at Wellness Center of Franklin LLC. Along with his team, Dr. Allison employs a number of innovative therapies, including high-tech NRG laser allergy treatments, designed to bring relief to those with allergies to food or seasonal irritants.