After graduating from University of Michigan, licensed acupuncturist Catherine Van Til earned her master’s degree from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, and has practiced acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine ever since. She uses this 2,000-year-old form of treatment as a way to combat everything from addiction to urinary-tract infections to handfuls of balloons that clients no longer need. Catherine specializes in digestion and intestinal issues, migraines, and anxiety-related problems.
The trend-savvy stylists of JayAhnest Salon beautify clients from cowlick to cuticle. Alongside modern cut and color services, hair specialists reframe the eyes with brow shaping, and nail techs conjure symmetry with meticulous manicures. For special occasions or a high-stakes staring contest, a makeup artist can gussy up the eyes, lips, and cheekbones.
No area of the body can safely harbor stress when massage therapist Megan is in the room. Because of her knowledge of anatomy and pressure points, her combination relaxation-therapeutic massages range across the entire body, from the shoulders and back to the arms, legs, and face. With familiarity, also, of various skin types, she’s able to customize Swedish and deep-tissue massage strokes to accommodate virtually all sensitivities and ages.
Dr. Michael Kwast and his team anchor Peak Performance's chiropractic treatments on a whole-body approach to wellness. This means that, in addition to treating the injury at hand, Dr. Kwast's remedies strive to strengthen each client's core and prevent the injury from happening again. It's a pattern of rehabilitation that can also be seen in Peak's detox and nutrition programs, which gently shepherd patients down the road to weight loss.
The staff complement their chiropractic treatments with massage therapy to remedy conditions such as fibromyalgia and sciatica or simply knead away accumulations of stress. Complimentary, onsite massage classes allow visitors to try the art of massage at home on a sweetheart.
Ah-Ha Therapy’s resident massage therapist is well versed in all manner of muscular molding, from cranial and sports massages to deep-tissue massages that target specific trouble spots with specialized kneads. The therapist also offers pre- and post-natal sessions as well as chair massages for those who want to unwind by imagining that they’re on an exotic, deserted island that happens to have really nice chairs.
Certified practitioner Jeffrey R. Schlueter has an answer to maladies such as headaches, cramps, and stress. It's massage therapy. At Art of the Hands Massage Therapy, he performs medical, deep-tissue, sports, and relaxation massages, improving circulation and sending tension the way of the phonograph. A true proponent of holistic treatment, Schlueter also concocts herbal remedies and offers nutrition counseling.