Medical Massage Clinic

Massage Therapy in Fredericksburg, VA

All of our massage therapists in Fredericksburg, VA, are certified and have passed the rigorous tests and exams that are mandatory in the state of Virginia. Meet the staff of professional massage therapists working at Medical Massage Clinic, and read about their training and specialties, from Swedish and deep tissue massage to lymphatic drainage and more.  Come in and see why we are known as the best massage clinic in Fredericksburg.

Our Therapists

In the state of Virginia, massage therapists are required to complete 500 hours of classroom training in conjunction with performing student massage outside the classroom environment. Virginia also requires massage therapists to have in-depth training in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology, and Swedish massage techniques, among others.

To obtain a massage license, one must pass a rigorous state exam administered by the Virginia Board of Nursing. It’s required by the Virginia Board to take 24 hours of continuing education (CEUs) every two years.

Christie

Christie is our founder and the visionary behind Medical Massage Clinic’s success. She completed the Massage Therapy course at Heritage Institute in Manassas, VA in April 2005. Christie maintains Board Certification from the National Certification Board of Massage Therapy and Bodywork and continues to broaden her knowledge of bodywork through continuing education. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Christie is passionate about massage and offers a compassinate approach to her clients with a host of modalities like Medical Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Medicupping, Muscle Energy and Ultrasonic Cavitation. 

Christie
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Pam

Pam (On Medical Leave)

Pam is a certified massage therapist (CMT) that has been practicing massage in the Fredericksburg area since 2006. She finished the 600-hour program at Potomac Massage Training Institute in Washington, D.C. During the day, Pam is a full-time P.E. teacher in Stafford County, so she can only schedule appointments in the evenings and on Saturdays.

Pam would love to tailor a massage session that fits your needs.

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Kiera (Medical Massage Practitioner)

Kiera attended massage therapy school at The National Massage Therapy Institute. For most of her life, Kiera has had the desire to help people who had aches and pains. She decided that going to school for massage therapy would allow her to achieve what she has always wanted to do. Kiera learned to grow her passion through schooling to help others in a therapeutic way. She attended a rigorous program with 750 plus hours of classroom time and many hours of hands-on practical training.

Kiera is also a certified Medical Massage Practitioner (MMP) within the state of Virginia through LMT Success Group.

Kiera looks forward to seeing you so we can tailor a massage that best suits your needs, and help improve your day and quality of life!

Kiera

Kiera’s Specialities Include:

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Other Therapies Kiera Practices:

Kiera looks forward to helping you achieve your goals with Medical Massage!

Laura

Laura

Laura is a licensed massage therapist since 2008 and a certified reflexologist since 2010. She graduated from CTS Massage School and has continued learning through seminars and classes. Laura is a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals.

After working in the dental field for 23 years, Laura wanted a change. She enjoys working with her hands and caring for others. Laura chose massage therapy as her next profession and passion. She offers multiple modalities including Medical Massage, Reflexology and Bamboo Massage. As a reflexologist, she has helped her clients with medical issues by working areas of the feet. Laura believes, “If you bring the feet to life, then the rest of the body will follow.”

 

Take care of your body; it’s the only place you have to live

Laura is trained in:

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Taylor

Taylor studied Massage Therapy at The American Spirit Institute in Richmond, Virginia. She completed a rigorous 500-plus hours of education at American Spirit Institute, which includes Pathology, Anatomy, Kinesiology, and body function assessments.

Taylor finds joy in easing her clients’ stress and pain levels. She will work out a treatment plan that best fits the needs of the client. Taylor specializes in Post Surgical Lymphatic Drainage for Plastic Surgery, such as Tummy Tuck, Liposuction, BBL, Breast Augmentation and Breast Reduction Surgery. After surgery, the body retains a lot of fluid that can be uncomfortable and painful, which can cause a range of problems like fibrosis. Patients sometimes don’t get the results they wanted following surgery. Taylor will use technique and other options for patients, like ultrasonic cavitation, to help slim you the way you’ve always wanted.

Taylor’s mantra has always been, “ Together, we can address your issues and work through them as a team to get you back to the pain and stress-free self you once knew and on the road to restoration!”

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Her specialties are:

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Taylor’s Therapies Include:

Book with Taylor today to get you back on the Pain-Free Path!

Robert

Robert

 

Robert studied Massage Therapy at the American Spirit Institute. He would love to have a chance to work with you on an individual basis and see if massage therapy can help you become pain-free.

Robert’s specialties are:

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Chloe

Chloe

Chloe studied Therapeutic Massage at The American Spirit Institute in Richmond, Virginia. She completed over 500 hours of educational time, including Therapeutic and Medical Massage, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Ethics of Massage, and numerous hours of hands-on training

Her specialties are:

Chloe’s Therapies Include:

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Chloe is excited to see you and work out a treatment plan to get you on the path to a more relaxed and pain-free world!

“The Healing Powers Of Touch Are Only Limited By No Shows!”

Kim

Kim has been a certified massage therapist for 14 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sports Science from Bluefield College and a Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork certification from Career Training Solutions. Kim specializes in medical and therapeutic massage to help reduce pain, get you moving and improve your quality of life. Kim has a passion for health and wellness and would be happy to customize a home stretching and exercise program to keep you at your best between sessions. Her modalities include:

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Aron

Aron

Aron received his massage therapy certification locally at the Eastern Virginia Career College. He first entered the massage field after seeing its impacts on his own personal physical therapy and recovery.  Aron is happy to customize a treatment to bring those same benefits to his clients, especially those with chronic pain or those in injury rehabilitation. He specializes in medical massage, deep tissue, and sports massage but is always learning new techniques to further expand what he can offer. 

Aron’s current modalities include:

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Chrystie

Chrystie is a talented and compassionate massage therapist with 12 years of experience. She graduated with an associates degree in Applied Sciences from Queensborough Community College in New York. Chrystie specializes in medical, lymphatic, and post-surgical lymphatic massage as well as therapeutic, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Gua Sha techniques. She is also trained in Ultrasonic Cavitation to help get your body looking as good as it feels.  Your body will feel the difference after a customized session with Chrystie! 

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Christie’s Therapies Include:

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Lisa

Lisa

Lisa been a massage therapist for over 25 years since completing the training program at the Central Pennsylvania School of Massage. She obtained NCBTMB certification in 1998 and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

Lisa’s mission is to provide each client with compassionate treatment tailored to relieve pain and restore function. She is passionate about continuing to learn and educating clients on the benefits of massage therapy.

Lisa specializes in medical and therapeutic massage, but is experienced in many techniques, including:

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Allow Lisa to put her empathetic approach and years of experience to work for you!

Cameo

Cameo a mother of 4 beautiful children, a military spouse, and also cares for 2 fur babies! She is a holistic body care specialist with a passion for massage.

Cameo graduated from the Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage in 2018. Since then, she has continued her education in quite a few modalities, such as:

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These are just a few of the modalities that Cameo has learned along the way. She believes in treating the body as a whole, so she is always adding to my toolbox. Cameo can’t wait to help you along on your journey to wellness!

Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for eight years, certified in Reiki for three years, and a Yoga Instructor (which includes Breathwork) for four years.  Just recently, she received her certification in Table Yomassage® and became a student of Bowenwork. Stephanie’s intention is to support clients recovering from various traumas (including religious, emotional anxiety/stress, and physical surgery/sports recovery) by creating a safe space to allow the body to process and heal itself on all levels.

In the coming year, Stephanie will continue studying Bowenwork and she is currently working on certifications for Informed Trauma Practitioner.

Here are Stephanie’s specialties:

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Helen

With degrees in Health Science, focusing on exercise, nutrition, and fitness, Helen applies cutting-edge methods to maximize client health. Helen specializes in massage therapy methods such as deep massage, cranial sacral therapy, strain-counter strain specialty for knees and hip rebalancing, muscle release techniques with stretching, and stability training to assist with pain management, injury recovery, and preventative care. Other techniques Helen provides are reflexology, as well as Muscle-Nervous system release work Bowenwork associated with American Bowen Academy. Ms. Leonard works closely with a chiropractic and pain management clinic, bringing an innovative and effective approach resulting in profound long-term improvement. Helen brings a wealth of experience and a broad understanding of how to regain and improve health. She has worked as a licensed massage therapist, certified personal trainer, and functional fitness and pain management specialist, implementing customized recovery, nutritional consulting, balancing, and strengthening programs for each client. She provides muscle release training, health and wellness consulting, and nutrition consulting and functions as a certified Instructor for the American Bowen Academy.

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Ariel

Ariel

Ariel is a Board Certified and Licensed Massage Therapist with over 10 years of experience. She attended the National Massage Institute but has been doing bodywork since she was a child, learning reflexology from her grandmother. She is an avid learner and recently added Lymphatic and Oncology certifications to her Medical Massage repertoire. Ariel will listen to your complaints and customize a treatment for you using her knowledge of technique, stretching and passive/active movements to help you reach your health goals. Her passion is working with those recovering from illness and injury to help her patients help themselves to live a pain-free and mobile life. 

 

Ariel currently offers the following modalities: 

Amy

Amy a licensed massage therapist with over 11 years of experience. She got into massage to help people heal and feel better, and loves seeing the results a good massage can have on the body. Amy specializes in treatments that help with headaches, back, shoulder, and hip pain, with pressure ranging from soft relaxation to deep therapeutic massage. Amy look forward to seeing you and helping you on my table.

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Ann

Ann

Ann is a licensed Massage Therapist in NJ and Virginia. She has been a licensed Massage Therapist since 2018. Ann looks forward to making each client feel better and helping to therapeutically heal their muscle aches. She will show her clients proper stretching techniques to perform at home to improve their overall muscle health. Ann looks forward to helping each client achieve body wellness.

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Caroline

Caroline has been a licensed massage therapist for over two years. She completed an intensive 600 hour massage therapy program at the prestigious Northern Virginia School of Therapeutic Massage, and countless hours of hands-on practical training. Caroline’s life path brought her into the massage field when she realized that what she loves most is to help others. Caroline is most notably known for Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, and Headache Relief, in which she always creates a soothing environment for clients to relax. Caroline has a very intuitive touch which allows her to use a wide range of techniques that she will personalize and tailor to address your concerns and come up with your perfect treatment plan. Working in the evenings, including the weekends, allows for her clients to swing by after work and end their days pain and stress free.

The various types of massage that Caroline offers:

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“Leave your tension in my hands. Your path to wellness starts with me.”

Candis

Candis

Candis is a Licensed Therapist and has been practicing massage since 2012. She completed an extensive 500-hour massage program at Career Training Solutions and completed Virginia’s state licensing exam through the Virginia Board of Nursing. Candis truly enjoys the gift of working with her hands and the opportunity to care for, heal and relax individuals with therapeutic massage. Candis looks forward to seeing you and preparing a customized treatment plan that is best tailored to your needs in helping you achieve your health and wellness goals.

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Daniel

Daniel’s wellness skill stack began with personal training, working with disabled adults and post rehab medical exercise. He found that restrictions in mobility were difficult to address through exercise alone and became interested in manual therapies. In 2003, Daniel attended the Utah College of Massage Therapy for an 815.5 hr. base of training in massage, with a strong structural and myofascial approach. He has been licensed as a massage therapist in VA since that fall. 

 

For the last 20 years, Daniel has expanded his skill set while working in day spas, a medical office, a resort, private practice, traveling to athletic events, and supporting dancers and theatrical performances backstage. For a time, he even served as a medic with the VA Army National Guard. Halfway through deployment, Daniel had his table shipped to Iraq and would work on mobility issues that could impact soldier and unit readiness. 

 

Taking in new techniques and seeing how they can be applied to eliminate pain, enhance mobility, and take the stress out of stressful times is one of Daniel’s favorite things. If you want his help reaching those goals, he is glad to be here for you.

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Nakia

Nakia

Nakia is a mom of 3 plus 2 fur babies and am passionate about healing and helping people feel their best. She has been a Virginia licensed Massage Therapist since 2022 after graduating from Lotus Professional College in Richmond, VA, from their intensive 600-hour massage therapy program, where she gained a strong foundation in anatomy, physiology, and the massage techniques listed below.

 

Nakia continues her education and training to bring the best modalities to clients to serve their needs. She has completed certifications in both Somatic Trauma Therapy as well as Functional Breathwork to assist with those working through trauma trapped in their body causing chronic pain and those suffering from anxiety, depression, and PTSD, helping them develop coping strategies.

 

Nothing is more rewarding for Nakia than giving professional massage services to eliminate physical tension in people’s bodies. After all, your best day starts with a good body!

Nakia’s Specialties Include:

Meghan

Meghan has been a massage therapist for 8 years, having been an honor graduate from the medical massage program at Career Training Solutions (now EVCC).

She has worked in both spa and chiropractic settings and has a passion for facilitating change in how you function.

How do your daily movement patterns negatively affect your body?
Let’s work together to figure it out!

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Gena

Gena

Gena has over 27 years of experience since graduating from the Dahan Institute of Massage Studies in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her resume` includes working in the 5 Star spas on the Las Vegas strip, as well as locally at massage clinics and chiropractic offices. Gena is an experienced massage educator and dedicated learner who is always seeking new modalities to benefit her clients. She is a member of the Beauty and Bodywork professional association. 

 

Gena uses a European style, flow based massage to target specific areas of need. Her empathic approach helps to calm the nervous system and positively influence the body’s own healing abilities. Gena employs her knowledge and experience to give her clients a customized massage experience. 

 

Her modalities include:

Peter

Peter has been a massage therapist since 2016, graduating from Northern Virginia Career College. He has a passion for helping people find relief and improve their quality of life. Peter specializes in working the spinal column with cranial sacral work and deep tissue techniques. Allow Peter’s methodical and focused work to help calm and rest your systems.

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Christy

Christy

Christy is a licensed massage therapist with over 10 years of experience. She grauated with honors from Career Training Solutions with her Massage Therapy Certification. Christy has a passion for working to help people live a pain-free lifestyle. She offers compassionate care and has experience working with Hospice and transplant patients as well as veterans recovering from injury. She loves to work with expecting mothers to reduce the stress and pains of pregnancy. 

 

Christy’s mission is to help her clients achieve a more blanced lifestyle with less stress and pain. She offers many modalities including: 

Sara

Sara has been a board certified and licensed massage therapist for 15 years. She has experience in both spa and medical environments and specializes in deep tissue. Whether you are looking to relax or have an issue that needs focus, Sara looks forward to helping you reach your goals!

Sara’s modalities include:

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Shay

Shay

Shay has been cultivating her massage technique since 2012, graduating from Heritage Institute in December 2011. She credits her success in massage to the thorough education she received there and her work experiences since. Shay has a love to continuously learn new things, and for her, massage is all about listening to the clients and asking questions about their daily activities to find the source of their discomfort. She specializes in post-operative massage (cosmetic and general), prenatal massage, sports massage, scar therapy, oncology massage, and hospice massage. Shay offers all pressures light too deep to meet clients’ individual needs. She provides effective massage by listening to her clients and developing a treatment plan that best benefits them in the long term. For her, effective massage is not just considering the present but also how to keep clients feeling their best in the future.

Brendan

Brendan became a massage therapist over 9 years ago after experiencing massage therapy’s impact on his own recovery after an injury suffered while he was a high level athlete in college. He will tailor a medical massage with a variety of modalities like trigger point therapy, cupping, gua sha and stretching to help you on your path to wellness. Brendan enjoys helping athletes in all stages of training, as well as veterans and anyone looking to improve their quality of life.

 

Brendan’s modalities include: 

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Our Receptionists

Our reception team is trained to listen to your needs and suggest a massage therapist that is best suited to address them. They are knowledgeable about massage and the different modalities that we offer. If they cannot answer a question immediately, they will be happy to find you an answer.

Jessica

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(Receptionist/Front Desk Manager)

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Christina

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Taylor

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