Massage Therapist, LMBT, BCMBT
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Asheville, North Carolina 28801
"My goal is to make you feel good! As a Licensed massage therapist, it is my job to treat both the mind and body through the power of educated touch and soft tissue manual therapy. Massage has a unique effect on the nervous system, muscles, and the joints they move. In addition to helping you to relax, I can also help treat & relieve chronic pain, postural distortions, correct poor body mechanics, and help you recover from athletic injuries."
(828) 759-5189
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Asheville, North Carolina 28801
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"My goal is to make you feel good! As a Licensed massage therapist, it is my job to treat both the mind and body through the power of educated touch and soft tissue manual therapy. Massage has a unique effect on the nervous system, muscles, and the joints they move. In addition to helping you to relax, I can also help treat & relieve chronic pain, postural distortions, correct poor body mechanics, and help you recover from athletic injuries."

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