Doctor of chiropractic E. Talbot Jenkins has been helping patients overcome pain without the use of prescription medicine for two decades. Today, at Pantano Chiropractic, he continues to employ adjustment techniques to treat everything from headaches to dislodged vertabrae. Given the holistic approach, his chiropractic care can yield an array of health benefits, including better posture and decreased tissue inflammation.
Better Bodies wears many different hats. Though the upscale gym features classic strength-training equipment and cardio machines, it also offers nutritional counseling, personal training and group fitness classes, such as spinning, yoga, boot camp, and Pilates. Better Bodies' spacious layout and sleek decor provide a soothing atmosphere for fitness and relaxation alike. After an intense workout, you can recharge with a protein-rich smoothie at the café, refresh at the full onsite salon and spa, and then relax in the gender-separate steam rooms.
Doctors Scott and Melody DeMent, a husband-and-wife team, each followed a different path that led them toward chiropractic care. Scott started out as a chef in New Jersey before he decided to return to Arizona and follow in the footsteps of his chiropractor father. At the same time, Melody’s struggles with headaches and asthma made her turn to the field for her own health. The two met while attending New York Chiropractic College and shortly thereafter started their business, where they specialize in spinal therapies such as decompression and cold-laser treatments.
Angela Sollenbarger was an advocate for preventive skin care long before she opened Agave Aesthetics Medical Spa. She continues these efforts now with her clients, helping improve, protect, and preserve their skin. Skin treatments ranging from chemical peels to Botox—all using only the highest-grade ingredients—work to create glowing, youthful skin.
Spa NiVa pampers and beautifies every part of the body with a full service menu that incorporates treatments for skin care, massage, nails, and waxing. Using medical-grade skin care products, skin specialists clear pores and banish impurities with facials, peels, and dermaplaning, a treatment that scrapes away dead skin cells and peach fuzz with a surgical blade. Waxing treatments smoothen skin by removing hair with warm wax and microscopic landscapers who pull weeds from the roots. Nail technicians decorate fingers and toes with shellac polish or soften skin by dipping appendages into paraffin wax. Meanwhile, licensed massage therapists use kneading techniques and various degrees of pressure to alleviate stress, stiffness, and secretly being an invertebrate double agent.
AIIC-certified permanent makeup artist and nurse-in-training Madison Alcaz understands the importance of sterilization: her medical training has taught her how high-quality ingredients and safety standards can successfully combat dangers of cross-contamination. Adhering to these lessons, she harnesses a tattoo machine to enhance her clients’ natural beauty with permanent makeup applications including eyeliner, full lips, and eyebrows. Each of her services is customized to clients’ specifications, with final looks ranging from very natural-looking to dramatic.