The staff of board-certified vascular avengers at VeinSolutions tailor their cosmetic procedures to each patient's individual needs, refurbishing frowning frontispieces and minimizing the appearance of unsightly spider veins. Sclerotherapy treatments take place in a private, comfortable office; doctors employ a very fine needle to inject 18 cc's of an FDA-approved solution into the voracious vein and start the divorce proceedings. Following the injection, legs don a pair of compression hose for several days, which help fuse the damaged vein walls and reassure nervous gams with a round-the-clock bear hug. Over time, the appearance of affronting arachno-capillaries diminishes as the body reabsorbs them. With little to no down time, clients can typically resume their normal day-to-day activities right away, although heavy exercise and prolonged sitting, standing, or crawling to avoid unfriendly fire is discouraged for the first three days post-treatment.
At Winchester Wellness Centre, two aestheticians and a massage therapist tend not only to the skin's surface but also to the hard-working muscles beneath it. To beautify complexions, aestheticians employ treatments that range from the pore cleansing, exfoliation, and moisturizing of traditional facials to fine-crystal microdermabrasion and oxygen infusions. Meanwhile, the center's massage therapist alleviates aches with reflexology techniques focused on the hands and feet, or she uses Thai massage to stretch muscles, which enhances flexibility more comfortably than sleeping in a pretzel-shaped bed.
Don't be distracted by the name?Pro Sports Orthopedics is a clinic for athletes and non-athletes alike. Here, every doctor and board-certified surgeon specializes in a different joint, like the elbow, the shoulder, the knee, or the brass hinges that allow us to bend at the waist. This high level of specification means nuanced, detail-specific care in every service, whether it's a cast for a broken bone, joint replacement, or the designing of custom orthotics. And with three different offices and three affiliated hospitals, the clinic helps patients heal all across Greater Boston.
Before joining forces to fight spider and varicose veins, the board-certified radiologists at North Bridge Vein Care all honed their skills at Harvard teaching hospitals. This training, along with other professional endeavors, familiarized them with medical intricacies such as interpreting ultrasound images, determining if blood is flowing through the body in a healthy manner, and assessing whether vessels are robust. Now, they use this know-how to treat compromised veins—which are often unsightly and painful—with methods such as sclerotherapy, endovenous laser treatments, and ambulatory phlebectomy.
The Boston Bodyworker has been treating pain and injuries in the Copley Square area for 15 years. Though the clinic's interior decor is warm and inviting, clients won?t find a robe or slippers waiting for them like at other massage centers. What they will find are exceptional clinical massages?ones that have caught the attention of CBS and the Improper Bostonian, who gave the center its Best Massage 2011 award. The massages are so effective because each of the more than a dozen therapists has passed an in-house training program and is required to stay up-to-date on current research.
Along with being members of the American Massage Therapy Association and Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals, and certified with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, Drew and his team also volunteer their time and skills to such events and charities as the Multiple Sclerosis Society?s marathon. The Boston Bodyworker is a proud sponsor of the One Run for Boston, a 501c3 charity that raises money for the victims of the marathon bombings. In 2013, it helped raise over $91,000.00 for the One Fund.
After years of working as physical therapists in the Boston area, Joint Ventures co-owners Dan Brownridge and Dave Larson noticed one major aspect missing from in most clinics?a personal relationship between the healer and patient. The duo created Joint Ventures in an effort to bring those strong relationships to their community through advanced integrated healthcare clinics where each patient gets optimal one-on-one time with their physical therapists. At all seven locations, Dan and Dave?s more than 55 practitioners craft detailed treatment plans using the facility's four-lane pools and cardio and weight machines, including therapies ranging from acupuncture to massage, yoga, or personal training. Throughout each patient?s therapy, the team of practitioners keeps their interpersonal skills on point with regular meaningful patient-therapist conversations that end with the pair weaving BFF bracelets from each others? hair.