Low Level Laser for Musculoskeletal Pain and More

Low Level Laser for Musculoskeletal Pain and More

90% or more of my clients come to me for help with acute and/or chronic pain. Though I have a broad range of skills within the framework of massage therapy, I have, from early on in my practice, been committed to learn as many adjunct therapies and techniques to enhance the healing process as possible. I have found in practice there is not simply one way that works for everyone or in every situation. The body is complex and the healing process...

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To give a truly relaxing massage is an art

To give a truly relaxing massage is an art. To address chronic pain & acute injuries to give a truly effective therapeutic massage is an art. To interweave both (when the conditions warrant) requires skill and experience. From my experience with over 10,000 hands on hours as a licensed massage therapist, I have found that by reducing stress, creating a safe healing environment, respecting and adapting to the clients unique needs and...

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1/2 hr. Focused Therapy Sessions

1/2 hr. Focused Therapy Sessions

½ hr Focused Therapy Sessions I have always practiced a holistic approach to the work I provide. As such, not only do I look beyond the more obvious area of pain to address the larger issue precipitating the complaint, but I also intentionally include calming massage methods to supplement and support the more intense deep tissue therapy. As my client well know, I work slowly with much focus and intention thereby helping to reduce the discomfort...

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IASTM now offered at TLC

IASTM now offered at TLC

I am very happy to now provide IASTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization) techniques for my clients with acute / chronic pain and injuries. IASTM uses a combination of techniques that I commonly use (from orthpedic massage and physical therapy methods) with instrumented assisted soft tissue mobilization techniques commonly used in the physical therapy and osteopathic fields. Until this time IASTM, or simply ASTM, training has been...

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Prepare Your Body for Spring Activities with Therapeutic Massage

Prepare Your Body for Spring Activities with Therapeutic Massage

Spring is finally taking hold as the weather warms, the grass gets greener, new birds are at the feeder, and the garden soil is ready to be worked. Winter in Maine is long and can easily be a time when our body becomes deconditioned as a indoor passive lifestyle settles in. So when the weather warms and we head outside to begin the clean up and prepare the gardens its easy to over work our body in short time. As any professional athlete will...

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