"I'm an artist and I started out in cosmetics … I just really enjoy helping people look great," says Alichia Ryan. Whether it is through the application of Extreme Lashes extensions, makeup, or an Infinity Sun airbrush tan, Alichia takes joy in enhancing appearances and boosting confidence levels. She has been a licensed aesthetician since 1997 and once owned her own Merle Norman studio outside of Los Angeles. Always learning about the latest beauty techniques and technologies, she holds certifications in microdermabrasion and permanent cosmetics, as well as an endorsement for Ad Vinci teeth whitening from the Vitruvius Man.
Opened in 2010, Laser Treatment Associates is confident that their specialized approach will prove superior in a toe-to-toe comparison with other toenail-fungus-treatment methods. Unlike prescription oral medication, the lasers used by the practice aren't associated with adverse side effects; and whereas topical ointments must be applied regularly to take effect, just a handful of visits to Laser Treatment Associates allow many patients to nip fungus in the bud.
With more than 30 years of combined experience that includes work done with doctors, chiropractors, and insurance companies, Sherry and John Larkin have more insight into massage therapy than the staff at some day spas. They, along with the rest of their licensed crew at Colorado Injury Care, use this perspective to customize each session, addressing clients’ health histories, massage goals, and number of times they’ve walked into a wrecking ball. In doing so, they approach massage therapy as a preventative treatment rather than a luxury, aiming to avoid injury and promote relaxed minds.
The Doctors at Maximized Health take a methodical approach to chiropractic care. Before administering any of his signature adjustments, he establishes what the patient's spine should look like. This technique, called clinical biomechanics of posture, helps him pinpoint any abnormalities in the discs that can lead to headaches, dizziness, and back pain. They then tailors a treatment to gently nudge the discs into healthier positions, and helps manage pain with medical-grade massage.
While rocks serve many purposes—eco-friendly paperweight, climbing wall, letter opener—you probably never thought they could help alleviate your chronic back pain. In fact, memories of the rocky bedding on your last camping trip suggest that stones may have contributed to the problem in the first place. Change your perspective on pebbles with today’s Groupon, which gets you a hot-stone massage at Elements Therapeutic Massage for $55—that's half off the $110 value.
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