Zebra-print chairs and large glass room dividers add a modern touch to Le Beaute Salon and Spa's spacious spa location, where clients rest in pedicure thrones or gaze into mirrors as stylists transform their hair. Special scents and relaxing enhancements boost the salon-and-spa services, with melted paraffin further hydrating skin during manicures and hot stones offering massage recipients the extra companionship of affectionate pet rocks. Aestheticians and therapists create an all-purpose stop where guests enjoying an hour of Swedish massage also feel welcome to stick around for a quick waxing session. Facials include European techniques and aromatherapy as well as more intensive treatments such as microdermabrasion and peels.
Any client of Dr. Lin Chen is in good hands. As a doctor at the first affiliated hospital of Chongqing Medical University, she taught medical-school students in advanced acupuncture methods. Now as chief acupuncturist and herbalist at Advanced Acupuncture Clinic, she can put her expertise into more direct practice through a host of holistic healing treatments. Clients can solicit Dr. Chen for Chinese herbal supplements, or request a private acupuncture session to treat maladies ranging from neck pain to infertility.
With more than 25 years of experience in the holistic healing field, the staff of Apollo Healthcare Services has learned the secrets of encouraging whole-body well-being. The healing therapies on offer include biofeedback therapy, reiki sessions, and skincare services. During treatments with the Ondamed biofeedback-therapy system, staff members aim to relieve inflammation and infection by guiding the electromagnetic pulses over the body, helping to deliver increased blood flow and oxygen to the cells. A European facial or an IPL photorejuvenation treatment can fade the signs of aging, and microdermabrasion sessions release miniature tornados of crystals across the skin to sweep away dead skin cells, hyperpigmentation, and pores packed with Wicked Witches of the West riding their bikes in circles.
The staff and state-certified massage therapists at Heavenly Massage have left no stone unturned when it comes to their clients’ relaxation. At each Heavenly Massage location, the music, lighting, and decor all serve the same goal of enhancing peace of mind. Though massages—ranging from hot stone to lymphatic drainage—are the signature service, the staff also offers nailcare, skincare, waxing, and body treatments.
Certified reflexologist James Markgraf has been applying health-promoting acupressure to feet for 17 years. James has studied at three different institutes of reflexology and now brings his mastery of the method to his own private practice in Schaumburg. Poring over feet as if he's exploring the skull of a newly discovered dinosaur, James enters into a silent dialogue with the body, testing for problems that might pervade the patient's entire system.
Various wellness services are offered under the same roof at Wellocity Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation. Physical therapy places an emphasis on facilitating mobility by using specialized techniques to increase joints' range of motion, strengthen weakened muscles, or improve coordination and balance. Acupuncture sessions aim to restore a sense of balance by clearing energy-blocking elements, such as balloon animals clinging to clients' backs. The center even offers physician-supervised weight-loss programs, which use a combination of nutritional counseling and recommended exercise regimens to help individuals meet their goals.