Tali Pariser came all the way from Israel to New York in a journey that led her to study chiropractic medicine. After another big move to Georgia, her dream became a reality in 2002 when she graduated from Life University of Marietta as a doctor of chiropractic; she has practiced her craft ever since. For more than 10 years, she's used her skills to quell a slew of common aches, such as migraines, sports injuries, pregnancy pains, carpal tunnel, and whiplash. Her team at Radiant Health Chiropractic includes two licensed massage therapists who further her mission, quieting chronic aches by pressing the hard-to-reach mute button at the top of the spine.
After beginning her massage therapy career in Grenada, Tinasha Gray decided to a bring a piece of that calming, tropical oasis environment to Douglasville by founding Source of Wellness Massage. She and her fellow massage therapists provide their clients brief escapes from everyday life, helping them discover a sense of holistic balance in their lives. Drawing from a wide array of specialized modalities—including everything from Swedish strokes and aromatherapy to reflexology and trigger-point therapy—the team alleviates the chronic aches and discomfort that can be caused by pent-up stress or injury. Though massage is the spa's main focus, the aestheticians also pamper visitors with indulgent cosmetic services, such as personalized facials, back facials, and waxing treatments that leave skin as smooth and hair-free as a freshly shaved manta ray.
Total Life 360’s massage therapists melt tension with more than a half dozen kneading modalities, including trigger-point therapy and reflexology—all performed either in the soothing studio or at the home or office of clients. Swedish massages incorporate gliding strokes, graceful circles, and gentle taps. The intense, therapeutic pressure of deep-tissue strokes extract chronic pains and missing car keys from the muscle tissue’s innermost layers, and reflexology targets key points in the hands and feet in an effort to ease aches throughout the body. Other specialties of the studio's skilled therapists include hot-stone treatments as well as fitness training and nutritional guidance.
The experts at Fountain of Youth MD know that looking youthful also means feeling energized. In this spirit, their facials combat signs of aging, while also incorporating luxurious extras, from blackhead extractions to the eyebrow cleanup that prevents brows from growing into a sweatband. Their microdermabrasion also brightens complexions, buffing away the outer layer of dead skin with a diamond-tipped Viora Pristine apparatus. However, the face is not their exclusive focus—the team also fosters full-body wellness with acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments, and custom diet plans.
At Youphoria Massage & Wellness, a massage is more than a way to relax. Here, the massage therapist has extensive experience in alleviating chronic and acute muscular aches. She typically uses clinical evaluations to determine the massage modality that best suits each client's aches, choosing from neuromuscular, sports, and deep-tissue strokes to soothe them. She hopes that services end in "youphoria," which she defines as the feeling of health shared by your mind, body, and spirit.
The team at Medprime Clinic has an eclectic set of skills. The health experts are not only able to speak languages from English and Spanish to Russian and Chinese, but also to tend to physiques with an equally diverse set of Western and alternative remedies. With physical therapy, spine rehab, and massage, they attack aches whose sources range from stress to recent car accidents. With acupuncture and oriental medicine, Dr. Yan utilizes 15-plus years of experience with ultrafine needles to catalyze the body’s self-healing processes. To prevent ailments in their early stages, the team can also screen physiques with x-rays, range of motion testing, and food-sensitivity testing.