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Pain Prevention

Chances are that if you are currently experiencing any pain, tension, or muscle fatigue from working at a desk, changing your desk won’t fix the issues. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got a whole post about the benefits of setting up your desk in the best possible way to prevent pain and stress. The issue …

Massage away Winter Blues

Winter is here and it’s brought along seasonal pains, stiff joints, dry itchy skin, colds, and for some, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). There are so many magical things about winter, but let’s face it, for many of us the cold weather can really affect us physically and mentally. Massage can help turn those winter blues …

What is the difference between Microblading and Powder Brows?

Microblading is used to create small hairlike strokes into your brows. The natural brow hair creates a pattern that the strokes blend right into. When completed, these microbladed brow strokes look so similar to eyebrow hairs that most people won’t even be able to tell that it’s not your natural hair. On the other side of the spectrum …

Arm Pump: What Moto riders need to know

Arm pump is easily the number one issue we deal with regularly when working on Moto Racers. Having the opportunity to work consistently on the muscles involved with this particular problem is crucial. It allows the body to heal and recover faster so you can get back to doing what you love. A day in …

Intra-Oral Massage and TMJ Relief

What is intra-oral massage? Intra = Inside, Oral = Mouth While you may have just raised an eyebrow or crinkled your forehead, I can assure you that when I first heard of this type of massage, my first though was, “that’s weird.” Then I had it done, and I realized that I’d been missing out …

Microneedling – What is it, and what you need to know.

Microneedling is a minimally invasive treatment that uses tiny needles to prick the skin creating superficial micro-channels. These tiny needles create micro-injuries to the skin which will stimulate the skin’s natural ability to heal itself and increase its production of collagen. Collagen is a protein that is naturally produced in our body, as we age …

Waxing 101 – What you need to know

When it comes to waxing it can come in many different forms; Brazilian, nose waxing, underarms, legs, etc. In this article you will learn the ins and outs before your first wax. Education is important to our clients as it can change a clients whole experience. As your aesthetician we can walk you through the …

Massage & Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) after surgery

Both needed and unexpected surgeries are life changing events. Getting the aftercare you need is vital for speedy recovery. We take great enjoyment and satisfaction in the opportunities we have experienced in helping clients recovery from their surgeries. What is manual lymphatic drainage (MLD)? Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle form of massage that …

Aesthetic Procedures & Why Skin Tone Plays A Role

Have you ever looked at a celebrity’s post-treatment glow and wondered how to achieve similar results for your own skin? While genetics play a role, understanding your unique skin type is the key to unlocking a safe and effective chemical peel experience. Here at Summit Medical Spa, we leverage the Fitzpatrick scale, a cornerstone of …