For Better Health & Wellness Center's Clinic Director LeiLani M. Vidal, there is no such thing as knowing enough. Though she already holds a doctorate and is a board-certified chiropractor, qualified medical examiner, and licensed aesthetician, Dr. Vidal routinely attends advanced training sessions to learn new chiropractic techniques. When not scrawling or skywriting notes, Dr. Vidal can be found educating others during volunteer shifts at the Foundation for Wellness Professionals.
To further broaden her practice's available treatments, Dr. Vidal has assembled an experienced team of professionals from a variety of fields. Massage practitioners ease patients' stresses through reduction therapies, and personal trainers employ their talents as a certified strength-and-conditioning specialists to help improve muscle health. A traditional Chinese medical practitioner brandishes acupuncture and Chinese herbology techniques to soothe bodily stresses without pharmaceuticals or roomfuls of humming grandmothers.
Skin Alive and its aesthetician school, Mequon Thiensville School of Esthetics, are devoted to the study and practice of skincare. Clients can choose to visit the hands-on student-learning center for aesthetic services performed by students under instructor supervision, or head to the Skin Alive spa for services performed by a licensed professional. Both offer basic beauty services, such as facials, peels, and waxing, but the licensed aestheticians at Skin Alive can also slough off dead skin cells with diamond-tip microdermabrasion, rejuvenate skin with lasers, and vanquish unwelcome hair with laser hair-removal treatments that leave skin smoother than a cue ball smothered in olive oil.
At Bellus Academy, students offer discounted services to the public in an onsite salon and spa in order to hone their craft. The space features professional equipment that help students gain experience working with same equipment they will find when they enter a premier spa or salon, mirroring the upscale atmosphere of more costly salons or spas. Working under the close supervision of their instructors, the student-stylists pamper clients with anything from cut and color to deep-tissue massage and pomegranate-enzyme facials. The ever-expanding service menu also features several advanced skincare treatments as well, including microdermabrasion and peels.
The therapist at Libra's Massage & Holistic has worked in both spa and medical settings. That means she's versatile?see the 15 different massage she offers?but also experienced in?both sides of the massage coin: pain-relief and pampering. She makes both available at Libra's; it all depends on the needs of the client in front of her. If a client's suffering from chronic pain, injury, or muscles wound as tight as a breakdancer's shoelaces she can administer a deep-tissue or sports massage. If the client's looking more for an escape or break from stress there's Swedish, hot stone, and reflexology massages.?And in addition to exotic massages like the Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage and Thai massage, she also offers "the works" massage, a Swedish-based treatment that involves hot stones, aromatherapy, and a body scrub.
Stanford University-trained certified physician's assistant Nellie Blunt, medical director Dr. Anshu Gupta, and their team at 424 Cosmetic Dermatology effortlessly restore skin to its most rejuvenated state. Along with her expert staff, Nellie uses injectables and light therapy to whip complexions into shape and fight approaching signs of aging. Microdermabrasion and peels also soften fine lines and cultivate evenness, sloughing away the dead skin and brown autumn leaves that often accumulate on the skin. Below the neck, the staff is just as busy, using sclerotherapy to exile spider veins, cryotherapy to remove skin tags, and B12 injections to kindle an energy boost.
Although Dr. Kenneth Brinegar’s hands can tell much about a patient’s bones and muscles during an exam, they can't see everything. Fortunately, he’s also a licensed radiology supervisor and can snap spinal x-rays to pinpoint where he suspects a subluxation lives. Together with Dr. Janis R. Prout and a staff of massage therapists, the team discharges internal troublemakers with adjustments and physiotherapy to alleviate pain and help bodies revert to their harmonious default setting.