The holistic experts at Optimum Health fuse Western medicine and alternative therapies to tackle clients? health and wellness concerns. While chiropractors identify and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, physical rehab specialists treat injuries and disabilities by crafting custom protocols composed of therapeutic exercises, hot and cold therapies, and neuromuscular re-education. Similarly, skilled massage therapists employ deep-tissue, myofascial, and trigger-point therapies to loosen and restore tense sinews. Doctors and nurse practitioners target pain at its source rather than merely covering up the symptoms with painkillers or a plastic tarp. Additionally, Optimum Health's specialists craft custom treatment plans for patients struggling with weight loss, nutrition, and stress as they target the underlying causes of health issues.
During her more than 20 years in the beauty industry, Kimberly has earned certifications as a medical aesthetician instructor, laser specialist and master body artist and has performed nearly 10,000 medical procedures. Nowadays, she draws on her eclectic credentials at the helm of her eponymous laser center. With beams from FDA-approved Candela and Syneron laser systems, she and her staff, including Dr. Jack Cheng, can remove unwanted stubble, tighten wrinkled skin, and rejuvenate faces aged by the knowledge that the tooth fairy is actually a boozy out-of-work actor. Her permanent-makeup services streamline morning beauty routines, and her patients’ crow’s-feet and laugh lines temporarily disappear after injections of Botox, Restylane, and other cosmetic fillers. Kimberly’s team also performs spray tans and eyelash extensions.
Essential oils offer therapeutic benefits to both the body and mind. Lemongrass rejuvenates, peppermint refreshes, and lavender calms frazzled nerves. The bodywork experts at Xscape Massage & Spa offer these and other natural essences as add-ons to their soothing massage sessions. Clients may choose from modalities such as classic Swedish and deep-tissue massage or traditional Chinese cupping and Thai yoga massage. For those seeking a cleansing or anti-aging beauty treatment, the aestheticians buff away wrinkles with microdermabrasion and shoo away acne with customized masks.
At Cuv?e Day Spa, licensed massage therapist and licensed esthetician Julie Austin eases muscle aches or persistent pain with Swedish, deep-tissue, hot-stone, and prenatal modalities, available in her studio. She also creates beach-ready looks with custom airbrush spray tans.
Owners Cathie Politis Fennell, Phil Fennell, and Olga Politis foster a collaborative approach at Salon Greco The European Day Spa. Every team member possesses a specialty within their field—for example, a massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy, and a stylist who focuses on coloring—which means an expert is always available to consult with clients.
The salon's decor incorporates a granite reception desk, wall art as circular as a child's logic for why she should get a soda, and elegant chairs and rugs that match the ornate earth-tone floor. Stylists welcome guests into this environment before beginning each appointment by considering their subject's face shape and hair texture. They can also help clients combat thinning hair with restoration treatments. At the spa, aestheticians, nail technicians, and massage therapists wait on guests with relaxing treatments for the whole body, including nonsurgical face-lifts with the Neurotris facial-rejuvenation system.
The atmosphere at Bluefern Spa is all about the details. In the salt room, for instance, the crystalline white walls are interspersed with mosaics in soothing earth tones, ensuring clients' eyes are entertained while their lungs take in healthful minerals. The sauna beckons with wood benches and polished stone, while private treatment rooms put an emphasis on relaxation with rich fabrics and low lighting. Thoughtful touches extend to the treatments as well?facials include light massage, while body scrubs are augmented with enticing aromas. And, ensuring that interiors are pampered as much as exteriors, the spa serves guests complimentary coffee and tea, and invites them to order in refreshments from local restaurants or moms.