Massage Therapist, LMP, CCSP, MEd
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Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
"Whether you are seeking bodywork as a way of regular self care, for (chronic) pain, after an accident or for inner peace, you will be in good hands. As a massage and cranio-sacral practitioner, with training in Somatic Trauma Resolution, I draw upon a broad range of modalities to offer touch that is therapeutic and client-centered. Clients describe me as skilled, nurturing, and intuitive. I am aware of the uniqueness each person brings to my practice. Physical, mental and spiritual aspects are all part of our well being, as well as the body's wisdom to heal itself."
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Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
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"Whether you are seeking bodywork as a way of regular self care, for (chronic) pain, after an accident or for inner peace, you will be in good hands. As a massage and cranio-sacral practitioner, with training in Somatic Trauma Resolution, I draw upon a broad range of modalities to offer touch that is therapeutic and client-centered. Clients describe me as skilled, nurturing, and intuitive. I am aware of the uniqueness each person brings to my practice. Physical, mental and spiritual aspects are all part of our well being, as well as the body's wisdom to heal itself."

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