Nationally certified massage therapist Vana of Comfort Cove Massage designs custom bodywork sessions that account for her clients' individual needs. Vana begins each treatment with an assessment that helps her design a plan to remove muscle discomfort. She then begins one of her three signature treatments: a chair massage, a hot-stone massage, or a therapeutic massage that blends techniques from various modalities. Therapeutic motions induce a sense of calm, whereas an optional heated massage table and massage oils deepen relaxation. During the hot-stone massage, Vana moves hot stones across the back, alternately kneading with the stones in hand and stationing them in place for longer heat concentration. At the conclusion of each service, clients receive a warm-towel treatment for the neck, face, or any other area with lingering stiffness.
Board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. David L. Lang of Optimal Women’s Health Care understands that women benefit most from a practice devoted specifically to their well-being and health concerns. He, along with a team of registered nurses and aestheticians, takes a comprehensive and preventative approach to women’s health issues, helping to assuage ailments related to fertility, obstetrics, and menopause. In addition to routine procedures and checkups, the team works to stave off unwanted body fat with routine Oreo burnings and weight-management programs, supporting, informing, and encouraging patients as they shed pounds.
As a certified physical therapist and licensed massage therapist, Panacea founder Pam Dinges draws from a wealth of healing experience, from practicing rehabilitation treatments in assisted living facilities to helping patients fight cancer with specialized lymph massages. Together with a skilled team of LMTs, Josi and Erin, Dinges assuages chronic aches, restores range of motion, and boosts circulation using a wide range of massage modalities. Meanwhile, Panacea's in-house aestheticians Anna and Nora exfoliate and cleans skin with customized facials, acne-fighting moisturizers, full-body herbal treatments, and microdermabrasion sessions.
Evolve Paleo Chef aims to recreate the human diet before the age of agriculture and civilization, crafting nourishing meals of smoked fish, grilled chicken, and steaks that satisfy primal hunger pangs. The kitchen's paleo (short for paleolithic) diet fuels the body with the same nourishment that was available to our distant hunter-gatherer ancestors?little to no sugar, no dairy, no gluten, plenty of meat, and the fear of sabertooth tigers. Chefs design delicious meals and snacks around these core nutrients, which can be picked up or delivered directly to your doorstep every week. Each meaty meal is made with products from local companies such as Dodge City Beef, a rancher-owned producer of pork and beef, or Campo Lindo Farms, a source for flavorful, pasture-raised poultry.
Dr. Jay Goodbinder is a huge proponent of respecting and listening to the signs the body provides. To that end, the dedicated practitioner analyzes not just his patients’ symptoms, but also their bones, muscles, and their very molecules. He uses laboratory tests to unearth the root source of pain and discomfort, which might include nutritional deficiencies or toxicities. He then crafts a personalized treatment plan around these findings, which may include acupuncture therapy, simple adjustments, or myofascial release to heal damaged soft tissue as well as nutritional counseling or kinesio taping. Dr. Goodbinder and staff also use Nebulizer breathing treatments to administer nutrients directly to the blood stream.
Thermography is a form of imaging that detects variations in temperature, which can be helpful to military surveillance teams or to doctors on mission to find abnormalities in the body. "From bombs to busts!" quips Linda Bamber, founder of BRAS (Breast Research Awareness and Support), contemplating the versatility of this noninvasive, radiation-free technology that can detect cancer warning signs years before they would show up on a mammogram.
Linda began hunting for new ways to protect her own health after both her mother and sister were diagnosed with breast cancer. She wanted to avoid unnecessary drugs and surgeries, so she turned to digital infrared thermal imaging, diet precautions, and breast-centric exercises. She shares all the knowledge she's gleaned over the years through her BRAS franchises, where women can find brassiere-like support and helpful information.