Ashiyu Foot Spa features a new nebulizer that fills the air with healing essential oils.
A powerful dose of eucalyptus can relieve an irritated throat, sinsuses or lungs. Lavender oil vapors drive away infections and bring relief from stress. Your attendant will ask if you would like a complementary aromatherapy treatment when you are soaking at Ashiyu Foot Spa, which also features therapeutic reflexology treatments, and infrared sauna, roller massage bed, ionized alkaline drinking water, and more.
No other product offers to reverse foot and leg conditions as completely as Correct Toes. Bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciosis, neuromas, heel and ankle pain all have been reversed by using Correct Toes. Developed by a Portland podiatrist who has since stopped performing surgery almost entirely, Correct Toes are a pair of toe-straightening prostheses that feel comfortable to wear and pack some serious therapeutic power.
Visit Ashiyu Foot Spa in Northwest Portland to find out more. They are located at 2113 NW Northrup St. A pair of Correct Toes is priced at $65.
Hands On Health is a clinic that offers massage therapy, acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in a tranquil setting in Northwest Portland. Their specialty is working with men and women who are cancer patients. The newly remodeled clinic has a spacious, welcoming feel. Located at 2169 NW Northrup, or call 503-502-5002. Online at http://handsonhealthclinic.com/.
Northwest Portland’s newest foot spa has added a reflexology path in their outdoor soaking area.
Ashiyu Foot Spa offers a walking path with various textures to stretch and stimulate the feet. After soaking in their hot, jetted foot spas, a walk on the reflexology path stimulates the pressure points and awakens the feet. Use of the reflexology path is free with any purchase at Ashiyu in Northwest Portland. A half-hour soak in the foot spas followed by a walk on the reflexology path is just $10. Ashiyu is open Monday through Saturday from 11am to 7pm. The spa is located at 2113 NW Northrup St. Online at www.ashiyu.com.
At The Float Shoppe, floatation therapy in a spa of epsom salts eases sore muscles and joints. The floating sensation also frees your mind to wander in new, unexpected places. A 90 minute session in the float tank costs $60, or $90 for a couple. The Float Shopppe opened in early 2012, and has since added acupuncture treatments and massage therapy. Stop by the newly remodeled space at 1515 NW 23rd Ave or call 503-719-4743. Online at www.floatshoppe.com.
The therapists at Integrative Primary Care have a mission: to combine the best of primary healthcare with effective therapies that come from other traditions, such as Chinese medicine, acupuncture, bio-feedback and more. The team of two nurse practitioners, a medical doctor, an acupuncturist, a biofeedback counselor and more, collaborate in nicely remodeled clinic at 2050 NW Lovejoy St. Ph: 503-227-0350. Online at http://integrativeprimarycare.com.
The salt caves of Europe are known for their health-giving properties. The negative ions and trace elements have helped many people recover from respiratory illnesses like asthma and allergies. Northwest Portland is home to the Salt Grotto, a man-made oasis that features a halotherapy room equipped with thousands of pounds of Dead Sea and Himalayan salt. Yoga and massage sessions are offered in the tranquil room, or simply recline in the gravity-free chairs and breathe deep. A 45 minute session is just $30 and can be the key to making a stubborn cough go away, or revitalizing your entire body. The Salt Grotto is near NW 14th and Lovejoy at 906 NW 14th. Ph: 971-255-1053. www.thesaltgrotto.com.
At Pearl Health Center, leading-edge medicine and traditional forms are combined to provide options for individual treatment. Believing health care should be affordable and accessible, Pearl Health Center is home to a skilled team of practitioners with a variety of talents. A medical doctor and two family nurse practitioners are joined by a naturopath, a chiropractor, an acupuncturist, and a massage therapist, who consult together to find the best course of treatment for their patients. The clinic has a roomy, tranquil feel on the ground floor of the EcoTrust Building at NW 9th and Johnson St at 721 NW 9th. Ph: 503-252-0900. Online at www.pearlhealthcenter.com.
A spacious and secluded soaking area is the highpoint of the new foot spa at 2113 NW Northrup Street in Portland, Oregon.
Ashiyu’s menu of soaking and reflexology, passive fitness routine and ionized alkaline drinking water remain unchanged. But the surroundings have received a tastefully exotic upgrade. Call 503-232-0920 for more information and to make reservations.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) brings many people down during these cloudier months. Studies have shown that exposure to bright light can trigger seratonin production, increasing the feeling of well being. Lights with the right intensity and color spectrum can be expensive. Ashiyu Foot Spas in Sellwood is making a new Sky model light by Day Light available for its customers. The light features a big bright face and shines on the user at the angle that has been found to provide the most relief. A twenty minute session in the “happy chair” at Ashiyu is just $5. Visit Ashiyu at 2113 NW Northrup St in NW Portland, or call 503-232-0920. Online at www.ashiyu.com.