The human body is a machine: an intricate system of individual parts that all rely on coordinated communications from the nervous system. When that system of communication breaks or slows down, the machine may not necessarily shut down, but it will operate at less than peak efficiency. Dr. Roger Verno has dedicated more than 20 years of his life to restoring those lines of communication, using chiropractic care to help improve neurological function and jump-start the body's natural healing processes.
At their core, Dr. Verno's chiropractic adjustments aim to relieve chronic pains while addressing the underlying conditions that caused those problems in the first place. Since these sorts of precision tweaks are especially valuable for athletes, Dr. Verno often lends his therapeutic talents to everyone from football and basketball teammates to triathlon competitors and shot put quality-control testers.
When a relatively simple hands-on adjustment might not be enough to fully address a patient's needs, Dr. Verno and his team aren't afraid to utilize technological assistance. X-ray imaging gives the staff a clearer look at potential problem spots, and computerized spinal-decompression systems help them pinpoint and treat the pinched nerves that can cause lower back pain and sciatica. Cold laser therapy and ultrasound treatments also help the therapists address specialized problems within the body's intricate framework of muscles, nerves, and organs.
With a degree from Life Chiropractic College, Doctor of Chiropractic Terry Rothstein knows how to relieve back pain and discomfort. Terry founded Coastal Massage & Wellness in 1989 and has been tending to achy bodies ever since with a repertoire of services that includes chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, acupuncture, and spinal-decompression therapy. In addition, Terry and his staff foster trimmer frames with nutrition counseling and lipo massage, body sculpting, and cellulite-reduction treatments.
During your hour-long massage, one of Zen's friendly licensed therapists will knead your back into a state of doughy bliss via 3,600 seconds of soothing connective strokes. The Swedish massage is one of the most popular modalities of muscle manipulation due to its relatively gentle nature, deeply relaxing effects, and ability to rock a leather jacket during all five seasons. Each massage at Zen is customized to patient preferences, so therapists can use light, medium, or firm pressure, but regardless of intensity, the gliding movements will stimulate your circulation and melt away your physical and emotional tension with the ease by which the sun melts ice cream. After Zen Massage's pampering, every last bit of body's stress will be evicted from its tissues and forced to take up residence in stray dogs' eyelashes.
The certified hair designers at Bombshells Salon pledge to bring out their clients' inner bombshells. Their hair services sleek haircuts, smoothing keratin treatments, voluminous extensions, and eye-catching highlights, and they create these looks with high-end products by Pureology, Redken, and Rusk. Guests can also solicit the salon to wax away unwanted hair, apply permanent makeup, or decorate nails with durable Gelish polish.
“Hello beautiful.” This simple phrase adorns a sign that hangs near the entrance of Get Posh! Day Spa for Girls, but its significance goes far deeper than just decoration. For owner Jeanette Brown, it’s a call to action, telling each young client who walks through the door that her spa is a place where beauty treatments are less about impressing others and more about discovering your most likeable you. As black-and-white portraits of Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe look on, clients indulge in treatments from the spa’s menu, which includes spa services for kids and adults, along with the spa’s specialty: themed spa parties for teens and tweens. During these get-togethers, Jeanette and her trained team can turn dreams into vivid reality, whether they’re organizing a fashion show where made-over young women learn to walk the runway and perform in a talent showcase or staging a princess-crowning party that features story time with a fairytale princess and tips on how to wave, curtsy, and swim through a moat without getting your tiara wet.
Zebra-print couches, curtain-draped manicure coves, and funky lamps create a kid-friendly oasis where little ones can revel in some pampering with age-appropriate nailcare. Little Diva Spa is a licensed nail spa that gives kids their first taste of spa life without having to first get a reverse anti-aging facial. The attentive staff lavishes its diminutive clientele with manicures and pedicures with comforting flourishes such as bubble spa soaks, massages, and even ice-cream treats. Since it might be hard to pry kids out of the decked-out spa, they can spend a day reveling in a spa package or celebrate their birthday there, where groups of friends can kick back with manicures and pedicures, strut their stuff during the Little Diva Walk photo shoot, and leave with a set of polished nails. While lending children the full experience of a beauty salon, the technicians do not cut cuticles or use sharp instruments.
Since 1974, Hollywood Institute of Beauty Careers' dedicated instructors have edified spa and salon hopefuls in the tricks of the beauty-boosting trade. Under the watchful eye of a seasoned professional, each soon-to-be beautician performs a variety of services on visitors to earn the certification of a license massage therapist or the gilded epaulettes of an aesthetician. At both the Hollywood and Miami Beach locations, clients can help students achieve their goals by simply indulging in rejuvenating facials, stylish cuts and colors, and relaxing rubdowns.