Gilyard Medical Massage
Massage Therapist, RN, LMT, CLT, MMP Verified
Office is near:
Poteet, TX 78065
Hello, My name is Kimblyn Gilyard founder of Gilyard Medical Massage. I am a registered nurse, certified medical massage practitioner, certified lymphedema therapist, and oncology massage specialist. I am certified and have 20+ years of experience in manual lymphatic drainage. This clinic was established to treat pain related to orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, burns, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, complex regional pain syndrome, arthritis, cancer, scars, migraines, tmj, back pain, shoulder issues, foot pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain. I have extensive knowledge and experience in the support of several pediatric and adult mental conditions using an integrative approach to complement your existing mental health program.
(210) 861-7828
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Office is near:
Poteet, TX 78065
Hello, My name is Kimblyn Gilyard founder of Gilyard Medical Massage. I am a registered nurse, certified medical massage practitioner, certified lymphedema therapist, and oncology massage specialist. I am certified and have 20+ years of experience in manual lymphatic drainage. This clinic was established to treat pain related to orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, burns, cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, complex regional pain syndrome, arthritis, cancer, scars, migraines, tmj, back pain, shoulder issues, foot pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain. I have extensive knowledge and experience in the support of several pediatric and adult mental conditions using an integrative approach to complement your existing mental health program.

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