Woolfson Eye Institute’s founder and medical director Dr. Jonathan Woolfson is a board-certified ophthalmic surgeon who has performed more than 70,000 laser vision-correction procedures. Such clinical experience has helped him earn the trust of other medical professionals; he has performed more than 300 surgeries on his fellow eye doctors and trained and certified more than 100 North American LASIK surgeons. He has also fine-tuned the eyesight of professional athletes, including Ovie Mughelli, Curtis Lofton, and Kroy Biermann of the Atlanta Falcons.
Dr. Woolfson draws upon this extensive experience each time he customizes a laser procedure to his patients’ needs. He and his staff of doctors begin every treatment with in-depth consultations, where they determine the lasers, instruments, and novelty sound effects needed to successfully enhance eyesight. Once they’ve completed their procedures, they also offer eligible patients a Lifetime Assurance Plan, granting them free lifetime access to any fine-tuning surgeries.
Doctor of Chiropractic Stephen Khouri, the exclusive chiropractor of College of Charleston athletics, was born prematurely without fully developed lungs. As a result, he suffered from severe asthma and other respiratory problems throughout his early childhood, at least until he was referred to a chiropractor. After undergoing chiropractic care, he noticed that his asthma attacks were significantly less severe, and so, at the age of 6, he decided he would grow up to be a chiropractor and not the dinosaur most little boys dream of being.
Now, at Khouri Chiropractic Health Massage, Dr. Khouri and his nimble-fingered team assuage patients' aches with holistic, integrated medicine. He and his staff prioritize chiropractic and massage among their many treatments, utilizing adjustments and muscle-manipulation to ease aches and help bodies heal themselves. An acupuncturist is on hand to insert hair-thin needles into specific body parts and stimulate the body's chi, and nutrition and exercise advice help fortify the body. Now, at Khouri Chiropractic Health Solutions, Dr. Khouri and his nimble-fingered team assuage patients' aches with holistic, integrated medicine. He and his staff prioritize chiropractic and massage among their many treatments, utilizing adjustments and muscle-manipulation to ease aches and help bodies heal themselves. An acupuncturist is on hand to insert hair-thin needles into specific body parts and stimulate the body's chi, and nutrition and exercise advice help fortify the body.
Moedim Day Spa's muscle manipulators purge bodies of stress-induced discomfort and distortion with tender kneading treatments. Massages commence as trained therapists debunk the Bermuda Triangle of tension, targeting sore spots on the head, neck, and shoulders created by overzealous workouts or drawing "attacked by bees" during a round of charades (a $45 value). Clients augment de-stressing sessions with their choice of one of Moedim's two add-on options. A 15-minute paraffin bath soothes stiff hands and feet with hot wax, evicting excess fluid from surrounding tissue (a $15 value), and an aromatherapy treatment puts senses on a comforting collision course, as scented oils absorbed into the skin via steamed towels fill bodies with alluring scents of floral gardens, soothing herbs, and root-beer floats (a $10 value).
Voted Best Plastic Surgeon by the readers of Charleston City Paper, Dr. Jack Hensel Jr. oversees operations at both Lowcountry Plastic Surgery Center and its aesthetics division, Lowcounty Beauty & Wellness Spa. There, he works alongside medical specialists to improve the body's health and appearance through a variety of surgical and noninvasive means. Body-contouring treatments and weight-loss programs diminish fat and enhance curves, helping women to achieve hourglass or farfalle proportions. Injections of Botox and dermal fillers erase signs of aging but allow patients to keep their memories, and teeth-whitening procedures brighten up biters. The spa's laser hair-removal sessions can also eliminate the need for shaving or waxing. The center promises a high standard of care regardless of the treatment, staying abreast of the latest technologies and ethical standards when helping men and women to achieve their desired look.
Dr. Gregory Abrams, DMD, and Dr. Ron Cohen, DDS, go to great lengths to help patients maintain their healthy smiles. When not seating implants, filling cavities, or fitting teeth with braces, Dr. Cohen spends his time engaging in hundreds of hours of classes practicing new dentistry innovations. Dr. Abrams journeys from the Friendly Dental offices to underserved areas in a mobile dentistry van, giving patients access to dental care right in their own neighborhoods. Both professionals ensure their patients stay entertained during treatments by seating them in plush chairs, turning on the in-room televisions, and explaining the show’s finer plot points to teeth.
The coaching staff at D1?which is co-owned by professional athletes such as NFL player Peyton Manning, MLB player Chipper Jones, and NFL player Philip Rivers?refuses to discriminate between professional athletes and everyday exercisers. They scale the strength-and-cardio workouts of their group boot-camp classes and one-on-one intensive courses to individual abilities, bringing out the best in each student regardless of his or her workout history.
The typical D1 gym houses modern indoor turf fields with adjoining weight rooms, giving instructors the space to invent expansive obstacle courses that may require students to lift tires or tug 747s. In the boot-camp program, coaches meet with students one-on-one to discuss progress and find ways to improve. Each facility also houses a sports-therapy clinic, where expert therapists ease muscle injuries through rehabilitation programs and strength-restoring exercises.