The bodywork experts at Advantage Medical Associates ease stressed muscles and achy joints with relaxing massages. Sore backs and neck pains yield to the rhythmic kneading and therapeutic pressure of their custom-tailored sessions. For more serious ailments, such as bulging discs, sciatica, and hip, knee, and shoulder pain, Dr. Chi Izeogu offers lumbar epidural steroid injections?an alternative to surgery that has been profiled on The Dr. Oz Show and WebMD.com.
Signature Service: Short cuts and perms
Brands Used: Mizzani, Design Essentials
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: No
Good for Kids: Yes
Walk-ins Welcome: Yes
Pro Tip: Clean and cozy environment
From physical ailments to mental stresses, many problems respond to a good massage. That's the guiding philosophy at Superior Therapeutic Solutions, where therapists use Swedish, deep tissue, and reflexology modalities?sometimes supplemented with hot stones or aromatic essential oil?to strategically soothe and heal. At Superior, the attention to detail starts before the client even hits the table, because the website features a list of FAQs designed to welcome first-time massage recipients.
Trained in cutting and sculpting male and female manes alike, 8 to 8 Barber Shop’s stylists provide modern salon services in an atmosphere that evokes an old-fashioned barbershop. Wielding clippers, razors, scissors, and products by Paul Mitchell, they expertly execute everything from boy's hair lining to ladies' dimensional highlights and perms. Classic hot-towel razor shaves leave gents' mugs feeling soft and refreshed, while an in-house manicurist prettifies fingernails by pulling up to file, shape, and paint tips during the haircut.
In addition to coiffing hair and pampering facades, the team also relaxes tense muscles with five types of massage. Swedish massages gently knead soft tissue with circular, medium-pressure strokes; deep-tissue massages, on the other hand, deliver firm, cross-grain pressures to alleviate even the achiest of knots. Upon request, the team augments any massage with botanical essential oils extracted directly from plants and Swamp Thing’s tear ducts.
Beyond enjoying classic coddling services, clients with 8 to 8 membership cards can use them to score discounts at other local businesses such as V-Jeweled Designs and Glen Weber Drum Shop, as well as admittance to the secret amusement park hidden beneath the shampoo station.
Each of the beauty specialists at Soledad's Day Spa has at least 22 years of pore-pampering experience and is proficient in both the science of aesthetics and the art of relaxation. Their offerings include European facials with exfoliation along with thermal mud and dead sea masques that promote detoxification and teach wearers ancient Arameic through osmosis. Instead of waxing, they specialize in traditional Middle Eastern sugaring, which can whisk away unwanted hair without sticking to the skin or leaving residue on clothing.
Licensed massage therapist Peter Eichler sharpened his therapeutic touch at the Sedona School of Massage, where he learned to blend deep-tissue techniques with bodywork such as reiki and sound therapy to sideline chronic tension. Peter also specializes in trauma release therapy, bodywork from an emotional perspective, and performs hospice and autism massages to calm the nervous system.