Massage Therapist, LMT, NCTMB
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Reading, MA 01867
"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.
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Reading, MA 01867
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"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.

Who can practice massage in Reading?
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 Reading 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 Reading LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Reading massage?
Clients use massage in Reading 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 Reading can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Reading 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 Reading 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.