Warm Mineral Springs soothes comfort-seekers with a revitalizing soak in the rich, mineral-filled waters of their naturally formed pools. The springs contain 51 saturated minerals including magnesium, potassium, and calcium, which can re-mineralize the body after a long soak, promote healing, and increase buoyancy in quicksand pits. Gently float or rapidly shark dive in the 87-degree waters of the 9-million gallon mineral-spring pool, absorbing the sun's rays while letting the worries of city life drown beneath the surface. Taking lesson from the fountain of youth tale, the nearly 250-foot-deep warm spring waters can help rejuvenate world-weary bodies and increase overall health. Skilled instructors offer free classes daily, including water aerobics, yoga, tai chi, gyrokinesis, and conditioning for high-stakes breath-holding competitions. Warm Mineral Springs also maintains a spa with aesthetic services and café that serves healthy fare.
Integrative Medicine Center's Drs. A. Hanna and Lidia Okonski welcome clients in for a combination of spa services and holistic medicine. Dr. A. Hanna is board certified by NCCAOM in acupuncture and oriental medicine, and Dr. Lidia Okonski, who does not perform acupuncture treatments, is a board-certified psychiatrist. Focused on improving personal well-being and health, they center the center's holistic-medicine approach on acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional medicine, such as corrective diets focused on vitamins and not eating grapes realistically painted onto drywall. Their spa services, meanwhile, emphasize the external—the menu includes body wraps, facials, waxing, and aromatherapy.
The team at Axis Natural Medicine understands that sometimes, the best answer to a medical quandary lies outside the bounds of Western tradition. To this end, their practitioners help patients find new paths to wellness and peace with Traditional Chinese Medicine, such as acupuncture, cupping, and herbal medicine. During careful consultations, Dr. Graydon Snow concocts simple, effective treatment plans for ailments including everything from pain and stress to insomnia and fibromyalgia. A specialist in the treatment of migraines, TMJ, and chronic pain, Keri Garcia, LMT uproots underlying causes of illness through relaxation techniques and massage therapy. The team also incorporates some of Western medicine's better qualities, boosting energy with B12 injections.
A passion for healing others runs in Dr. Liwen "Lily" Heh's veins. She's the third generation in her family to study the art of acupuncture, a calling she has been practicing for more than 20 years. Before coming to the United States more than 15 years ago, Lily studied her family's craft in China, where she earned a degree from Beijing China Medical University.
Today, as a board-certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist, she eliminates her clients' mental and bodily woes with both acupuncture and alternative medicine. Her cupping sessions help banish discomfort by alleviating pressure in achy spots, and her herbal teas help boost energy levels and reduce the need for midday smelling salts.