As a Florida licensed massage therapist I work with local healthcare professionals such as physicians, chiropractors, and physical therapists to help their patients reach their clinical goals. These articles are based on some of the more frequently asked questions I receive.
Please feel free to suggest a topic or edit by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 941-321-5311.
Medical providers are always welcome to set up an appointment at their office to discuss patient care in person or to come tour mine.
Please note that there are a few differences between me and the majority of (though not all) massage therapists:
– Woo-free environment. You will not find me recommending treatments that cannot be backed up or validated by science.
– NO Western-bashing. There is a problem where, as an industry, we seem to want to both be a part of standard medical care yet also tear it down. I fully believe that medicine, surgery, and the medical profession are critical parts of our healthcare and will never, ever speak badly about “western medicine”.
– NO Doctor-bashing. I will not try to work outside my scope of practice, contradict a referring physician, or otherwise “bash” a particular doctor. I will work hand-in-hand with each referring provider in a professional and respectful way.
How Therapeutic Massage Works (for Medical Professionals) This article discusses the physiological effects of massage, links to many studies that scientifically prove the benefits of therapeutic bodywork, and has consumer-friendly links regarding the benefits that you can share with your patients from popular websites.
Working With Florida Massage Therapists This article will help you create a partnership with a licensed massage therapist in Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, or Bradenton and enable you to both help your patient reach clinical goals.
Writing Prescriptions for Massage Therapy This article will provide some guidelines for what to include in your prescription for medical massage.
Please check back soon for articles tailored to your questions. Have a suggestion? Email it to me at email@example.com and I’m happy to consider it.