Before she launched Bodyworks Massage, Jennifer Snelgrove racked up 900 classroom hours at Georgia Career Institute—that's 400 hours above the state requirement. During these hours, she fine-tuned her skills and honed her intuition, becoming a master of massage therapy. Snelgrove works alongside Melanie Ward, a fellow overachiever who possesses more than 900 hours of anatomy and hands-on education. They practice modalities that range from long, soothing Swedish strokes to targeted deep-tissue manipulations. Regardless of technique, their bodywork sessions induce a deep sense of tranquility and cause muscles to slacken like carolers after New Year's.
After more than a dedicated of experience as a critical-care nurse, Warm Springs Wellness Center owner Quinn Raines discovered the healing powers of the heated mineral springs in Warm Springs. Instantly enchanted, she promptly became a certified colon hydrotherapist, and together with her son Curt set up a holistic healing center with the goal to enhance their clients' health through water-therapy-based services. Their tranquil retreat, outfitted with elegant décor complimenting the space’s black and tan hues, houses all the amenities needed for healing water therapy, including ionic footbaths and colon hydrotherapy, alongside purifying mud therapy, acupuncture, and chiropractic treatments to treat pain and settle squirmy spirit animals.
Family Chiropractic and Wellness Center's Doctor of Chiropractic Stephen Nutt knows that massage can help to loosen up tight muscles and their nerves and thus relieve pain. So he often pairs massages with traditional adjustments, which further lessen pain-causing nerve impingement.
Massages and adjustments are just the beginning of treatments here, though; Dr. Nutt and his team also fight pain through physical therapy and create custom wellness plans. These can contain everything from nutrition advice to specific stretches to exercises that build muscles just as effectively as carrying the government-provided mailbox to the post office.
Though most people tend to associate bone density issues with the elderly, the staff at OsteoStrong uses their noninvasive system for strengthening the bones of folks as young as eight. In doing so, their clients can see a range of benefits including improved balance, flexibility, and overall strength. Unlike lengthy doctor's visits, however, their sessions take place once per week and last seven minutes each, during which the member sits on a device designed to engage the body's natural responses. Most folks report increased strength, better posture, and decreased pain.
From within salon-cum-spa Studio 12, licensed massage therapist Kimberly Collins-Davis makes it her business to deliver rest and relaxation to all. However, her clients have a whole host of different obstacles standing in their way, so she capably employs seven massage modalities, tailoring each treatment to her clients' needs. She rounds out her soft tissue work with services focused on the body's largest organ, the skin. She scrubs, wraps, and rejuvenates dermises with everything from coffee to brown sugar, leaving her clients feeling better and smelling fresh baked.
Licensed massage therapist Carey Hardison lulls her clients into serene trances with therapeutic Swedish, deep-tissue, and sports massages. Her treatments work to simultaneously minimize stress and address physical injuries by aiding circulation and increasing flexibility. Carey can also bring her expertise to her clients at businesses and events, where she can offer calming chair massages to alleviate pain for stiff shoulders.