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Massage Therapists in Massachusetts (MA)
“As the first massage therapist to practice in a hospital, most of my clients are medically referred. Many have had chronic disabling pain and dysfunction issues. My training in Neuromuscular Therapy, CranioSacral therapy and movement re-education based on the teachings of Moshe Feldenkrais as well as 20 years of clinical experience, give me a somewhat unique approach to treating complex musculoskeletal pain problems. My work has been reported in the Boston Globe and I have authored a chapter on Massage Therapy in a medical textbook. I am also the senior massage therapist at the Osher Clinic of the Brigham & Women's Hospital in Brookline.
“Energy Matters is a unique holistic massage therapy and energy work practice designed to address the whole person through customized sessions integrating a variety of treatment modalities. You will be the sole focus and your therapeutic session will be completely personalized to address the needs and preferences of not just your body, but also your mind, emotions, and spirit. Prior to getting my massage license, I was licensed as a mental health counselor with a master's degree in expressive arts therapy. I bring to my practice over 20 years spent working with the mind/body/spirit using the arts.
“Are looking for someone to take the time to create a treatment plan based on your changing needs each session? I offer range of motion & postural exam prior to beginning our work. Therapeutic grade essential oils along the spine & feet combined with myofascial mobilization techniques allow for deeply relaxing yet highly effective work. Please call to experience it for yourself!
“Having been voted Best Place for Therapeutic Massage in the Valley Advocate's Reader's Poll for several years, we are honored and humbled by the praise. We take our work very seriously and strive each day to provide the best personalized care possible.
“I enjoy people! Particularly I enjoy guiding people through the physical and mental shifts that can happen by improving their posture and expanding their range of motion. I co-founded Authentic Body with locations in Boston and Nantucket so that I support people in their journey to take care of their personal health. I bring 20 years of experience as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Holistic Health Coach, and Meditation Instructor.
“No one knows your body better than you do. As a LMT I work to address your symptoms and concerns. A massage with me is based on structural assessment and what you tell me about you. Working in partnership, I strive to help your body kinesthetically return to state of balance. I stream line this process into a flowing hour of deep relaxation. I Love what I do! Massage therapists have a wonderful job, we get to provide papering relaxation massage. -Apply knowledge of kinesiology and anatomy, to help clients in their personal journey toward health and wellness.
“I provide therapeutic massage for a wide variety of people; relaxation, pain relief, pain management. Many come for specific/ chronic pain management. My therapy sessions are integrated with many modalities; Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, Body Mobilizations, Trigger Point, & others with a base of Swedish Massage. Every person is built differently, and no session is ever the same. By working w/ each client I design & tailor a session that meets their need for massage therapy. Before & after each session the client & I sit down & talk about the focus for that day & how I can help.
“I am the creator of Enlightened Earth Healing. I bring over 18 years of diverse massage and alternative healing experience to EEH. Studying at the Swedish Institute in New York City, I developed a comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology and practiced a variety of massage modalities. I have lovingly continued to develop my craft as an alternative healing student, massage therapist teacher and practitioner. I am licensed in the states of MA, CT and NY. I am a Level II Reiki practitioner and certified in prenatal massage.
“My goal is to help you to be fit and feel your best. When you invest your time and money in a massage you deserve to get results. With over 25 years of experience and training, I provide excellent, effective and safe massage therapy for men, women and adolescents. Whether your goal is general relaxation, pain relief and fitness, sports performance, recovery from injury, or care during and after your pregnancy, I will work with you to design a massage session that gets results. Effective results for back and neck pain, headache pain, computer overuse, sports injury, etc.
“Massage therapist who will work with you to develop a program that complements your lifestyle or athletic performance. I perform a variety of massage techniques customized to reflect your needs for a athletic conditioning, relaxation or specific deep work for injury rehabilitation.
“My work focuses on creating wellness through stress management and injury recovery. I work to create a safe container where healing can happen. You do not need to live your life in pain. Together we work toward your goals, within your comfort level, so that you can leave more grounded and feeling more comfortable in your body. I believe when clients become more educated about their bodies healing can continue to happen outside of our sessions.
“I am a licensed massage therapist specializing in neck and back pain. I also treat the following: Headaches, fatigue, insomnia, muscle spasm, limited range of motion, stress/anxiety. I am trained in deep tissue, myofascial release, neuromuscular, hydrotherapy, stone, chair, Thai, lymphatic drainage (level I), PNF stretching/MET, sports and trigger point therapy. I also served as the Department Chair for Massage Therapy at Mildred Elley teaching massage. I offer corporate wellness programs in addition to running my private practice. It is my aspiration to begin or join a pain clinic in the Berkshires offering therapeutic massage for patients.
“Roger has been practicing Zen Shiatsu for 14 years and strongly believes in shiatsu to realize one's true nature and to heal on a deep level. Often clients come in for shiatsu to de-stress but find there is much more to the experience. His sessions are designed to meet the needs of the individual and to respond accordingly. Aside from shiatsu Roger also enjoys dancing Argentine Tango, Qigong, Tennis, Basketball, Travel, Guitar and the Puppetry Arts.
“I am a licensed massage therapist specializing in manual therapy for wellness and rehabilitation. With deep tissue therapies like neuromuscular, sports and orthopedic massage I treat pain and tension in the low back, neck, and shoulder. Common conditions treated: muscle tension and strains, sports injuries, neck pain due to facet joint problems or nerve root compression, low back pain of various origins, shoulder pain due to tendinopathy/rotator cuff injury.
“You may be seeking Therapeutic Massage for medical reasons, to speed injury recovery, relieve muscle tension, relieve stress and anxiety, foster sleep or simply to pamper yourself - no matter the season. As a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Orthopedic Massage Therapist, I provide Massage (Orthopedic/ Sports/ Mysofascial/ Neuromuscular/ Swedish/ Hydrotherapy/ and Ayurvedic Heated Stones, etc...) based on an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and physiology. A thorough health history is conducted to identify massage contraindications. This information along with client/patient goals guide the treatment plan. Each treatment is centered on YOUR specific health needs, insuring a customized approach.
“Although trained in many modalities, Brenda specializes in Orthobionomy- a gentle style of massage that unwinds and lengthens short, tight, painful muscles and connective tissue. It gives you the effect of deep tissue massage without deep pressure or discomfort, leaving you feeling relaxed and comfortable.
“"New clients are evaluated for structure and function, and treatment plans are custom tailored to their body's unique needs. Formerly an athlete and student from The Boston Conservatory of Dance , I bring my love and understanding of movement into my therapy. My primary focus being pain relief, I have continued to study with Master Clinicians, constantly updating my treatment techniques. Licensed in Massachusetts, I am also Board Certified in Pregnancy Massage, Orthopedic Massage, and Hot Stone Therapy, and serve as an assistant teacher in national Orthopedic Massage Certification seminars.
“Do you have headaches? Chronic neck and/or back pain? Pain from an old injury? Are you Stressed, Depressed, or Anxious? Do you have trouble finding time for Yourself? If you answered YES, take vacation to JUST BE.!! Massage Therapy is proven to relieve stress & tension that can convert into physical & emotional pain. Regular sessions of Massage Therapy will improve and enrich your overall health & quality of life. As a Professional Therapist, I strive to give you an effective, comfortable treatment that aides you in your personal health goals, relieves your stress, alleviates your pain and aides your body to function at its highest potential.
“Our bodies live in a constant state of dysfunction while striving for balance and harmony. When the body can no longer adjust to the dysfunction pain exists. I use a combination of modalities for a blended massage that yields a pathway for the body to unwind at its own pace .This produces a relaxing & stress reducing massage.Please see my website for testimonials and to book an appointment. You can also call or email.
“"Whether you're looking for soothing massage to melt your stress away, or you need a specific treatment, I provide muscular therapy that employs a number of complimentary modalities. A Beneficial Regimen - Receiving Therapeutic Massage on a regular basis has proven to be beneficial in the reduction of Stress and been proven to reduce Pain and Joint Discomfort, once a week is optimal. However, a bi-weekly or once-a-month regimen will accomplish a satisfactory level of stress reduction. The tremendous benefits derived from a program of regularly scheduled Therapeutic Massage sessions can easily justify the investment of time and money.
Who can practice massage in Massachusetts (MA)?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in Massachusetts (MA) have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The Massachusetts (MA) LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Massachusetts (MA) massage?
Clients use massage in Massachusetts (MA) because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in Massachusetts (MA) can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Massachusetts (MA) massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.
How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The Massachusetts (MA) massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.