Throughout her more than 25 years in practice, Doctor of Chiropractic Cynthia Schade has always aimed to treat more than the back. She thinks of each patient as a whole person, and that conscientious care shows in her methods. Two of her own staff members became health care practitioners as a result of her treatments: Kelly Grosch found relief from tennis elbow thanks to Dr. Schade's knowledge of the soft-tissue-mobilization method known as the Graston technique, and went on to become a chiropractor and master the technique herself.
Today, Dr. Schade and her staff at Active Life Wellness and Healthcare, including fellow chiropractor Cynthia Lara, ease clients’ aches and promote their wellness in a welcoming environment. Their careful adjustments and soothing massages can treat a variety of conditions, including injuries resulting from car accidents and neck pain resulting from chain mail ties.
Lexington Life magazine and its sister publication, Lake Murray Life magazine—released monthly and quarterly, respectively—dish on local fun and flavor in colorful spreads. Features such as the Lexington Leaders column introduce residents to notable neighbors, and the yearly Best of Lexington issue invites readers to weigh in with their choices for the most exceptional restaurants, customer-centric cinemas, and elegant public restrooms.
The fashion experts at Envii of Lexington stock their elegant, spacious boutique with designer fashions from David Kahn, Susanna Monaco, BCBG, Muse, Sweet Pea, and Bailey 44. Tops ($60+) range from stylish, structural evening wear to relaxed, flowing day pieces such as Fifteen Twenty’s Earth drape top in faded rose, whose curtain-like fabric cascades from a wide scoop neck. Dresses ($80+), such as Tart’s breezy, off-the-shoulder navy-striped dress, can transition from casual to club wear with the right earrings or bracelets ($20+), or by revealing adorned VIP passes drawn in invisible ink. Designer jeans ($150+), including David Kahn’s artfully faded Weekender, combine casual and chic.
Featuring an abundance of indoor inflatable slides, jumps, and obstacle courses, Monkey Joe's caters to energetic kids and their break-desperate parents regardless of the day's forecast. Today's Groupon lets you and your youngster swing by for a bout of supervised bouncing during any of the gym's open hours, which take place every day of the week ($7.99 admission Monday–Friday; $8.99 admission on weekends). Adults always get in for free, but are asked not to jump on the play equipment unless they are watching a child four years or younger or just won bingo. Instead, accompanying elders can relax in Monkey Joe's amenity-laden parent nook, which features comfortable seating, free wireless internet, flat-screen televisions, and computer stations that never need you to wipe their nose. Kids three years and younger can scoot confidently about the super-soft surfaces of the separate Mini Monkey Zone.
Gangs of ottomans and mattresses populate Atlantic Bedding and Furniture, whose continually changing designs from Coaster, Forbidden City, Harden, Sealy, Old Town Imports, and other top brands help customers capture the furniture species of their choice sans long waiting periods. Treat hard-working eye awnings to a decadent break with a solid hardwood Leonardo bed ($347–$516), backed by a strong, modern headboard the color of morning espresso but the flavor of tufted upholstery. Taking home a Davenport nightstand ($125) means never having to precariously perch glasses or bequeathed dentures on thin windowsills.