[muh–sahzh, –sahj or, esp. British, mas-ahzh] noun
Treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction, injury, pain and disorders of soft tissue and joints of the body by manipulation, mobilization and other manual methods.
The manipulation of soft tissues of the body including, muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints.
A clinically-oriented healthcare option that helps alleviate the discomfort associated with everyday and occupational stresses, muscular over-use and many chronic pain conditions.
As a registered massage therapist with a background in yoga and fitness, my passion for educating people in preventative and rehabilitative self-care has led me to pursue training in fitness and exercise psychology, yoga therapy, sports massage therapy, neurokinetic therapy, and pediatric massage.
I understand how important it is for you to feel comfortable and capable in your body so that you can be active in the things that bring you joy, and I’m dedicated to helping you reach your goals. Treatment with me will include evidence based therapy, involving muscle energy, myofascial rehydration, deep tissue and neuromuscular techniques to accompany your individualized home exercise/stretch program as is indicated by your goals and concerns.
My interests include working with old trauma injuries, such as fractures and dislocated joints, that may be affecting your performance, and creating better muscle and joint function to avoid those annoying repetitive strain injuries. Let’s get you out there playing smarter, stronger, and injury free!