No one knows your body better than you do. That's why the licensed massage therapists at Channels of Healing focus on you—your words and your history. Each session begins with a consultation to discuss your health concerns and goals. After these elements are accounted for, the therapist can fill in the gaps with nutrition education, personal training, and a custom blend of soothing bodywork. Massage techniques may include focused neuromuscular pressure therapy or gentle lymphatic-drainage techniques to ease tension.
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.
Certified by the American Board of Dermatology, Dr. Lee R. Bittenbender and his staff rejuvenate clients with a full array of cosmetic and dermatological procedures, from Botox to microdermabrasion. The noninvasive microdermabrasion equipment smoothes and soothes tired skin by gently exfoliating the top layers with a laser-cut diamond head, a more sensible option than taking your face to the Sahara Desert in a windstorm for a quick skin blast. Afterward, skin is softer and rejuvenated, as the microdermabrasion can stimulate collagen production while seeking to reduce fine lines, age spots, and acne scars.
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.