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Massage Therapists in Massachusetts (MA)
“Feeling trapped by chronic pain or illness? Discouraged by recurring back, neck, hip, joint pain, migraines, sciatica, IBS, fatigue or just stress? You need someone experienced, who understands how you can break free and feel like yourself again. For 28 years I've worked with clients and students as a pain relief therapist, holistic health coach, and somatic educator, refining an original, unique synthesis of manual, movement and mind-body therapies. Our work together would be a weaving of multidisciplinary techniques, particularly suited to your needs, guided by comprehensive detailed discussion, thorough structural assessment and your body's individual response.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“The sources of chronic or acute pain is usually from one of three things: PHYSICAL trauma: auto accident, slip and fall, sports injury, posture related or repetitive stresses. EMOTIONAL trauma or stress: Loss of a loved one, caring for others, family stress...CHEMICAL Stresses: toxins we ingest. Meeting your needs, making you comfortable in your body, relaxed in your spirit and peaceful in your mind are three things that we can help you achieve. Listening to your needs, being present and skillfully not forcefully release tension that allows your body mind and spirit to heal on the deepest level.
“Do you suffer from chronic migraines? Do you have to spend too much time sitting, and feel lower back, calves or hip pain? Do your neck, shoulders, forearms, hands feel tight? Do you clench your teeth? Are you sore from your workout? Are you pregnant? A new Mom? Are you stressed out and feeling most of the above? Do you feel worn out?
“Are you seeking effective ways to heal, grow and open yourself to new possibilities? If so, you are my ideal client. Our work together will support you in strengthening your innate healing abilities and in freeing you from embedded patterns that cause suffering and pain. Each session is a complete and independent healing. A series of sessions allows for broader transformation over time.
“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.
“With 15 years experience, I have the tools to customize your massage providing you with the most beneficial results, reducing muscle tension, improving range of motion, circulation and overall health. In addition to my private practice I also do onsite chair massage and onsite sporting events, working with teams such as Pan Mass Challenge and MS Cape Cod Getaway. I believe if everyone felt better it would be a nicer place to live.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“Do you have a sore neck or back? Does your body just ache? Do you need to take a break and take care of yourself. I can help you relax and take care of those aches and pains.
“A PT graduate from Northeastern University and Mildred Elley, Diane now combines her in depth knowledge of movement analysis and neurodevelopmental treatment approach with intuitive body work skills. Diane has 25 years of experience with a wide variety of diagnoses including lower back pain, fibromyalgia, stroke, total knee and total hip replacement to name a few. She looks forward to applying her course studies in myofascial release, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, and deep tissue massage. Come and see Diane today! Her infectious upbeat personality and sensitive hands look forward to guiding you along your journey to healing.
“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.
“"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.
“At Massé Neuromuscular Therapy, Our I deal Patient/ clients are individuals who's been in a work, auto or at home injuries. We’ve successfully treated all types of neck, shoulder back and hip pain related to whiplash, strain, herniated discs, stenosis. You'll find our treatments relaxing, we are not a spa.
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.