Teresa Stadler, MD and the staff at Commonwealth Sports Medicine combat injuries with sports massages and promote healthy feasting with consultations. During the massage-and-nutrition package, certified massage therapist Traci McKinley grazes muscles with warming effleurage and kneads the loosened knots to help curtail inflammation and replenish mobility. In addition, fingers can clear out scar tissue so natural repair processes can take place without impediment. Finally, nutritionist Liz Allen exorcizes demonic cravings for deep-fried Oreos and introduces appetites to healthy foods during a consultation.
In his mission to heal patients’ sprains, strains, and soft-tissue injuries, Doctor of Chiropractic Mason Sheehan knows he can’t do it all. That’s why he staffs his office with licensed massage therapists and a progressive rehab team. Though diverse in their skill sets, each member of the team takes their cue from the chiropractor, whose main concern is relieving patients’ pain without resorting to drugs or medications. Noninvasive treatments such as adjustments and spinal decompression are weaved with therapeutic massages, all of which are designed to activate the best doctor of all: the body’s own healing abilities.
The medical technicians at Eastern Virginia Medical Spa know that losing weight is tricky, and keeping it off is even trickier. That's why they base their medically certified weight loss programs and treatments around equal parts science and support. From low-calorie diets and weight-loss counseling to B12 injections and appetite suppressants, treatments helps clients change their lifestyles while simultaneously shedding inches. While weight loss programs take effect, spa technicians also assist with other aesthetic matters. Body wraps countour bodies with the help of infrared heat, and their Smart Lipo system harnesses the power of ultrasonic energy, which busts up the cellular fat stores without the need for invasive treatments. In addition to helping patients lose weight, they also maintain appearances with laser hair removal sessions and brighten smiles with teeth whitening treatments powered by UV light.
Owner Adia Winston draws from her background as a licensed nurse, aesthetician, and massage therapist while carrying out Luminous Skin Care and Wellness's approach to health and beauty. Bodies are healed and pampered head to toe as Adia performs restorative chemical peels and therapeutic massage. Faces show off reduced fine lines, sun damage, or acne scars after renewing chemical peels designed for dehydrated or sensitive skin. For the rest of the body, a massage therapist relieves mental, physical, and extradimensional tension with customized treatments that blend Swedish and deep-tissue modalities with aromatherapy and energy work.
Dr. Andy Lombardozzi treats all sorts of chiropractic issues with a wealth of knowledge, years of experience, and a selfless devotion to his patients. After earning his chiropractic degree at the Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa, Dr. Lombardozzi traveled to Ireland, where he helped thousands of patients recover from maladies such as back pain caused by hauling pots of gold up the slopes of rainbows. Today, he primarily cares for patients at his practice through treatments such as diagnostic electromyography muscle scans and manual adjustments, though Dr. Lombardozzi also continues to donate his services to people in need during shifts at local free clinics.
Swaddled in plush robes and sipping a cup of herbal tea, the guests at Margarita's Skin Care Center feel pampered before a spa technician even visits their room. The above-and-beyond treatment doesn't stop there—nourishing facials and body treatments often include steam baths, massages, and masks as revitalizing add-ons. The staff caters its skin services to each client's unique exterior and applies European cosmetics to target any blemishes and ailments. After appointments, a full line of retail products and private consultations—which include advice on preventative care—ensure that visitors can maintain their bright visages at home.
Margarita is a certified electrologist as well as a licensed aesthetician. For patrons in pursuit of long-term hair removal, electrolysis zaps follicles to shut down growth, much like how a lightning strike prevents skyscraper antennae from sprouting any higher. The center also offers makeup applications and waxing services.