At the Institute of Facial and Cosmetic Surgery, cosmetic surgeons Brent D. Kennedy and Steven Constantine use their expertise to bolster patients' appearances. Dr. Kennedy, who holds both a medical and a dental degree, established the institute in 1988 to he train doctors from across the country in a continuing-education fellowship program. He also shares his extensive knowledge as a clinical associate professor of aesthetic maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and has seen his surgical techniques published in several medical journals and textbooks. His colleague, Dr. Constantine, combines his experience in surgical procedures with a deep-seated desire to get to know his patients and witness the positive mental transformation that follows the physical one.
In the 7,000-square-foot state-licensed surgical facility—which offers overnight stays and 24-hour nursing care—the duo performs a variety of procedures, ranging from face-lifts and tummy tucks to laser skin resurfacing. A master aesthetician is on hand to care for skin with anti-aging GlyMed Plus and Obagi products.
CityWeekly gave Kudzu Body Clinic props, naming it the Best Massage on the Go in Utah for 2013. The accolades were no doubt earned from the variety of therapeutic and specialty massages offered. Massage therapists use Swedish, hot-stone, and trigger-point techniques to alleviate everything from dull aches to chronic pain. Specialty treatments focus on individuals suffering from sciatica, whiplash, and headaches.
With degrees from Brigham Young University and Cleveland Chiropractic College, Doctor of Chiropractic Mark Aldridge uses holistic treatments to address chronic pain, illness, and general wellness issues. His techniques include manual adjustments and instrument-delivered tune-ups, which he administers after an initial consultation and exam. Massages bolster chiropractic efforts and relax muscles, while nutritional testing reveals stressed body systems or misplaced pencil erasers from elementary school.
A Tree of Life Massage's licensed therapists employ their soothing grips to assuage aches and combat bodily stress during customized muscle-kneading sessions. Each 60- and 90-minute massage caters its soothing strokes to the visitor's specific sore spots and works around permanent backpack implants, combining an arsenal of techniques that may include classic Swedish, deep-tissue, and relaxation. Romantic twosomes can abandon their stresses in tandem with a 60-minute couple's massage administered by a pair of therapists. As backs indulge is personalized strokes, aromatherapy scents nourish nostrils to create a pleasantly fragrant, romantic experience unlike a candlelit dinner in a horse stable.
Led by Dr. Dale Richards, chiropractic physician, the doctor and technicians at Absolutely Beautiful Spa & Wellness Center administer non-invasive treatments to reduce body circumferences and create slimmer silhouettes. After a free personal assessment, Dr. Richards can recommend LipoLaser and electro body procedures to melt away fat with lasers, electric stimulation, or sappy love songs. In addition to technological procedures, a registered dietitian is available to guide clients toward healthier diets with weight-loss programs customized to individual goals.
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