Over the course of 11 years, licensed massage practitioner Amber Ham has been fine tuning her soothing techniques that eliminate aches, pains, and tension. Combining just the right amount of pressure with soothing strokes, Ham helps boost circulation, inspire calm, and relieve pain and stiffness throughout the body. When not using her healing hands to boost flexibility and release stress in her patients, Ham spends her time studying alternative healthcare, hiking, raising chickens, keeping beehives, and unplugging cell-phone chargers when not in use.
The practitioners at Integrative Body blend holistic medicine with physical therapy as they treat patients' injuries and chronic ailments. Whether it’s a case of whiplash from getting into a fender bender or a strained elbow from showing off your biceps, the team here works closely with each patient to put together rehab plans that whittle away at pain and discomfort. These plans can include guided exercises that help rebuild muscles and relaxation massages that counter stubborn areas of tension.
During A Touch Above Massage's Aroma Touch massage, the massage therapist uses eight different fragrant oils. These oils work in tandem to relieve the body's tension. In the quiet, dimly lit treatment room, the therapist coaxes muscles into relaxing, not by chanting in whale song, but with the determined strokes of Swedish and deep-tissue massage.
Visitors to Grassroots Wellness Co-op can start a journey toward health with help from an on-staff aromatherapist, sport specialist, advanced therapies specialist, spa specialist, and certified nutritionist. Oils, lotions, sprays, solid perfumes, and bath products are custom-made for clients, and can be added to massages for extra tension relief.
Broadway Therapeutic Massage’s team of therapists specializes in sports and reparative massage, helping its clients—especially athletes and fitness enthusiasts—manage muscle pain. Each of the studio’s skilled specialists customizes the massage to your back’s specific needs, whether you’re looking to just relax or have recently sprouted wings.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health and wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.