White pillars and a stately brick exterior help A Touch of Stress Relief blend in with other homes in its suburban neighborhood. Inside, massage therapist Lynn Pedraza creates a soothing escape where clients can relax and release tension from aching muscles. Pedraza performs services ranging from pay-by-the-minute chair massages to 90-minute full-body sessions, so clients can enjoy extended bouts of relaxation or an easygoing distraction while waiting for Hot Pockets to cook.
Within Soul Retreat LLC's serene facility, certified reflexologist Rebecca Korinko lays her expert hands on feet using the same pressure techniques that have been used in China, India, and Egypt for millennia. The precise applications are believed to help reroute the body's energy pathways, restoring a person's balance and hacky-sack prowess. Opened in downtown Worthington in 2011, Soul Retreat LLC invites both individuals and groups to experience its fresh, sole-centered embrace.
Vision Professionals offers designer frames and up-to-the-minute lens technologies for standard and hard-to-fit prescriptions. Standard lenses are crafted from Trivex, a lightweight and hard-to-scratch surface, putting stunt doubles and badger keepers at ease. Give naturally entrancing eyes an extra kick with frames from Kate Spade, Coach, Tag Heuer, or Oakley (designer frames from $199).
At their five offices across Columbus, Inner Health Chiropractic's doctors take a preventive approach to wellness, eschewing conventional methods that only tackle problems after they've developed. Instead, the practitioners focus on developing a comprehensive wellness plan for each client with the goal of preventing, not merely treating, illness and pain. Encompassing lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise, treatments run the gamut from spinal adjustment and physiotherapy to food counseling and personalized pinky-toe massage.
Medlab's teams of medical professionals quantify and assess important bodily systems at locations throughout a five-state Midwest region. Trained to work with patients of all ages, phlebotomists deftly retrieve blood with minimal discomfort, then process the samples to analyze vital statistics such as cholesterol, glucose levels, and sodium. Wait times that average 10 minutes free up precious time for patients.
Dennis Van Scoy founded Van Scoy Hair Clinics in 1969 to help people with thinning hair—a group that includes Van Scoy himself—to find more options for hairstyling. Today, Van Scoy is a sought-after instructor for hair-replacement designers; he’s also a national lecturer and a consultant for leading international manufacturers. Since founding the clinics, Van Scoy’s reach has expanded from the original location in Ashland to two additional clinics in Cleveland and Columbus, which he operates with the help of his wife, Sandra, and sons, Scott and Todd.
The staff at the three clinics draws from more than 150 years of hair-restoration experience and the latest industry developments to transplant, replace, and prevent the loss of hair. They are trained to perform a patented technique by PAI Medical Group called Multi-Unit Hair Grafting, during which they can transplant two to three times more hair (up to 8,000 hairs) than a traditional transplant. Technicians also use the Sensi-Graft system to provide a semipermanent solution to hair loss without surgery.
Among the other high-tech procedures offered: the high-tech Cyberhair, which helps in natural-looking hair replacement, or laser light hair therapy, which works to prevent hair loss and uncover any treasure maps tattooed to your head.