Although massages can be a valuable relaxation tool, they are also capable of improving clients' health and well-being. Understanding that every visitor has different needs, the licensed massage therapists at BodywoRX Massagework to design customized treatments that address each individual's particular concerns and ailments by incorporating various specialized modalities. Gentle Swedish strokes can soothe tension-laden muscles while increasing circulation and improving joint flexibility, and therapeutic modalities, including deep-tissue, craniosacral, and trigger-point techniques, help clients recover from injury- or trauma-induced pain. Comfort is always a priority though, which is why the center's massage rooms feature gentle lighting, soft music, and cozy Comfort Craft massage tables.
Licensed massage therapist Priscilla Sabljak has been helping her clients overcome pain and soreness since 1996, an effort that earned her the News-Journal's 2009 "Star of the South" award for best massage therapist. But she didn't earn the award with her massage kneads alone; she also has a talent for listening. Before each session, she talks to her clients about what hurts or places they'd like her to give special attention to, such as their shoulders or beautiful new wings. She then tailors a session to help ameliorate issues ranging from chronic pain to general stress and tension.
Acupuncturists believe the body is filled with an energy, or "qi" that, if blocked, can leave people feeling unbalanced and sluggish. Licensed massage therapist Judy Watkins believes the same, though she strives to access this energy noninvasively with the help of healing touch therapy. She can also combine this treatment with massage in such varieties as Deep-Tissue and therapeutic for an even more soothing experience.
The hustle and bustle doesn’t intimidate New York native Tracey Bolduc, however, who just left one of the busiest cities in the world to put her 10 years of experience to use by helping the talented team of stylists at Verde Salon & Spa. She joins the scissor-wielding crew in creating an effervescent symphony of activity, snipping, styling, coloring, and texturizing all manner of hair on both men and women.
From her outpost at New Smryna Beach Gym, Tiffany Dixon uses her licensed fingers to perform a variety of massages including trigger-point therapy, Swedish, and deep tissue. As clients relax in an atmosphere enhanced by soothing music, Tiffany eases their tensions away with relaxing strokes and calming products such as organic Biotone lotion and cream.
At Coastal Chiropractic Clinic, doctors Timothy Steflik D.C. and Tiffany Kelly D.C. use the latest technology and chiropractic equipment to treat a variety of back-related ailments, including pain in the lower back and neck, headaches, arthritis, and pinched nerves. Treatments are customized to the specific needs of each patient, and aimed towards addressing the root of the problem, and not just the symptoms. In addition to in-office treatments, the doctors are committed to educating their clients so that they are equipped to take an active role in their continued care.