Vito Mazza helps men and women dealing with hair loss increase follicular forestation with a variety of services designed to restore and bulk up thinning strands. During each laser-hair-therapy session, a low-level laser shines onto the scalp for 20 minutes to help stimulate the production of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which helps boost cell activity and produce healthier, stronger manes. Meanwhile, guests can relax and spend their time reading, watching television, or writing personalized welcome letters to each new head thread. Though results can vary, this treatment can help halt excessive hair shedding and create a fuller, thicker, and more versatile villus. Groupon users will receive a total of eight sessions that should be scheduled twice per week to optimize results and scare away birds that may nest in tresses between treatments.
With training gained from every corner of the globe, Dr. Lawrence Petracco's team of specialists—which includes chiropractors, a physical therapist, and an acupuncture expert—take a preventative, whole-body approach to assuaging physical aches. In addition to examining spines and realigning rogue disks during basic chiropractic sessions, Dr. Petracco draws from his professorial expertise in manipulations under anesthesia, which uses advanced states of relaxation to achieve more thorough adjustment of muscles and connective tissues. The team boosts their patients' well-being from every angle, honing in on muscle pains with massage services and physical therapy while optimizing inner health by prescribing personalized exercises and diets in lifestyle and nutritional counseling sessions.
At Skin Solutions Staten Island, the main focus is, of course, skin, and a team of aestheticians works to clear it of the many epidermal issues that can plague it. Some techniques are more advanced, including an extensive array of laser services that treat anything from age spots and acne to spider veins and loss of elasticity. There are cellulite treatments, too, as well as Botox injections and permanent-makeup applications. Cavi-lipo sessions use ultra-sonic waves to break up and push fat cells into the lymphatic system, sometimes resulting in improved muscle tone and lifted jowls and eyebrows.
More traditional therapies include several types of facials, such as glycolic peels and deep-pore cleansing. Body treatments nourish the skin with seaweed wraps or honey-almond scrubs, and massage therapy relaxes muscles with Swedish, hot-stone, or reflexology sessions.
Luminesse Laser turns back the clock with the rejuvenating power of supercharged light. Laser-abetted services include hair removal, which can eliminate fur permanently or near-permanently, and spider vein treatments that can obliterate web-like patterns of blood vessels. Tattoo removal erases unwanted ink while LED teeth whitening dissolves stains caused by years of drinking or gargling with coffee and cola. Laser-less services include relaxing massage, facials, microdermabrasion, and sunless spray tans, which bronze bodies using a completely organic solution.
Dr. John Zarcone, a board-certified physician, lessens the aesthetic evidence of aging using FDA-approved Botox injections. After consulting with patients about their desired outcomes, the doctor will administer appropriate amounts of the wrinkle-ousting substance. The formula blocks nerve impulses and allows muscles to relax, rendering a brow as smooth as a freshly zambonied bowling lane. Results may take a few days to completely develop, and can last up to four months. The procedure, which can take as little as 10 minutes, may cause mild discomfort similar to snuggling with a pet porcupine.
Gateway Center Massage calms tense backs with 45 minutes of soothing Swedish massage followed by 45 minutes of targeted pressure-point activations in a reflexology session. Massage therapists apply soothing Swedish strokes to extremities, slowly dissipating stress until bodies feel as relaxed as a seal slumbering in a velvet hammock. Light pressure increases muscular circulation while reducing fatigue, restoring bodies to factory condition. Massage therapists versed in reflexology then apply firm pressure to areas on the feet that correspond to problem areas, attempting to hot-wire patrons’ qi to promote whole-body health. After finishing the 90-minute pampering, patrons leave the serene spa environment feeling revitalized and energetic enough to challenge passing wrestlers to shouting contests.
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