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How does a young man turn his life around and get a fresh start?

by Linda K. Bourassa. At the early age of 9 years old, the young man of our story was lured into a gang. Gang life led him to criminal activity, trouble with the law and gunfire attacks on his family’s home. His distraught mother was able to get him relocated to another state to live with relatives in order to save his life. Sadly, his difficulties continued and he lived with an assortment of family friends, then in a series of unsuccessful placements with foster care and group homes. All that changed when he landed at Youth Villages here in … Continue reading

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Introducing our Power X Liposuction

We now have the new Power X system for Liposuction.  The Power X System is the industry leading choice for precision power assisted lipoplasty for use during body contouring procedures.  The Power X System is designed to optimize every step of the body sculpting procedure. This system allows physicians to quickly debulk large areas of fat.  Call now to book your free Liposuction consult to see if this procedure is right for you.

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Mesotherapy – Body Sculpting Miracle or Hype?

Mesotherapy sounds like a great idea.  Weekly injection of a fat dissolving substance.  No surgery and no downtime.  There is even some good theory behind it.  In the 1990’s, Brazilian doctors started using phosphatidylcholine to dissolve fat and improve cellulite.  It was thought to activate pathways which would cause fat to be lysed in the body, and excreted by the liver.  Other substances were soon added to help with a variety of problems, and to treat conditions ranging from hair loss to pain relief. Recently, deoxycholate, which emulsifies phosphatidylcholine and is a detergent to destroy cell membranes, was thought to be … Continue reading

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