Chiropractors, medical doctors, and massage therapists come together at Sugar Hill Wellness Center to provide patients with a comprehensive blend of holistic and clinical treatments. Patients, ranging from student-athletes to their grandparents, regularly stop into the center to relieve pain, recover from injuries, or simply relax. Chiropractors use adjustments to remove subluxations—misaligned vertebrae that cause nerve pressure—and medical doctors diagnose injuries before recommending physical therapy or scratch-and-sniff bandages. Friendly massage therapists grant patients whole-body relaxation through Swedish and deep-tissue massages.
At the age of 17, Aleshia Wilson suffered severe injuries in a car crash. She followed doctor's orders, but never shook the pain until she was 20 and had her first professional massage. Aleshia instantly realized how much more effective the therapist’s kneads were than the treatments she had previously tried and decided to earn her own degree in massage therapy at Georgia Medical Institute.
Now, she brings clients the same relief at Hopeful Heart Therapeutic Massage. Myofascial release is her specialty; during sessions, she applies pressure to stretch out compressed muscles, soothing pain and tension all over the body. Swedish massages sooth mental stress from long hours of work or grueling games of Battleship, and pampering details such as aromatherapy and heated foot-booties complete the spa experience.
Unless you go back in time and kidnap yourself, there can only be one of you. That's why each Details Salon Professionals session begins with a consultation. Services can be tailored to your needs, and a skilled stylist can engineer bold highlights or layers to flatter the face using high-end products by Sudzz and Moroccanoil. Clients also may request a keratin treatment to straighten and fortify hair.
Stylist and LH Artisans co-owner Jason Lavender does not set up shop in a strip mall. Rather, he primps tresses in an elegant two-story manor that has recently been restored to full splendor, but whose original construction was in 1872. And if you haven't had a haircut since that auspicious year, Jason can help you out. Using L'Oréal Professionnel products, he shampoos, cuts, and styles hair. He can also add color through highlights or single-process treatments. To increase the odds that someone can inherit his salon's digs in another 140 years, Jason and his co-owner give back to the community in between haircuts, contributing to the North Gwinnet Cooperative, the American Cancer Society, and CHRIS Kids.
Not surprisingly, the team at The Hair Extension Studio focuses on hair and eyelash extensions. But the follicle amplifiers don’t stop at basic extension and haircare treatments, and have expanded their menu to include such specialized services as careful sew-ins, meticulous strand-by-strand weaves, and a wealth nonsurgical hair replacements. The team can even work shears on location for wedding prep, but does charge a tiny fee for grooming the tiny people on the cake.