Agape, derived from Greek and connoting spiritual love, is a fitting name for Joseph Ramirez's massage business. At Agape of Massage, located inside The Look Salon, he soothes bodily tension and stress with mindful strokes and deep-reaching kneads, promoting inner peace and calm in the process. Custom massages are attuned to individual pains, allowing clients to step out of the salon feeling especially refreshed.
On the surface, asthma, low libido, migraines, and indigestion all seem very different. But they do share a common thread: they’re all conditions that Dr. Samuel Y. Kim treats with acupuncture. The proud owner of a PhD and a license to perform acupuncture, Dr. Kim uses his expertise during sessions of eight-bodily-constitution acupuncture. This specialized discipline emphasizes treating the root cause of an ailment as opposed to its symptoms. It also incorporates a broader way to help prevent disease, which is why Dr. Kim also offers consultations on optimizing diets to establish and maintain good health.
Doctors of Chiropractic Fred Renaud and Isaac Birchall combine their experience and know-how to alleviate and prevent pain associated with the back, neck, and shoulders. They quickly treat symptoms with adjustments and develop plans to correct posture and movement to stop the pain from recurring. Their medical skills also extend to treating whiplash and arthritis.
Drs. Carmelo and Aracely Plateroti channel nearly two decades of holistic medical care when helping promote natural healing within their patients’ bodies. Many of their treatments blend Eastern and Western practices, such as the Meridian Stress Assessment—which uses a combination of acupuncture and modern diagnostic tools to locate the body’s weaknesses. Acupuncture points are also used during Acugems Facial Rejuve, a treatment designed by the doctors to help renew and tighten complexions.
Drs. Matt Vinson and Sergio Balli believe the body requires preventative maintenance to continue running smoothly. At Preferred Chiropractic Center, their nutritional counseling, lifestyle advice, and massage therapy all work to give patients’ health a boost, helping them avoid injuries and illness. If patients already suffer from chronic aches or injuries, the chiropractors have years of experience in realigning spines. They can prescribe corrective exercises to strengthen connective tissues or adjust joints using decompression therapy – a nonsurgical treatment for treated herniated discs or discs that start vibrating whenever they hear the greatest hits of the '80s.
For general therapies, the doctors’ strengths complement each other. Dr. Balli and Dr. Vinson have both worked as football team doctors, and are up to date on the latest sports rehabilitation methods.