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Essential Medical Massage  - Medical & Sports Massage With A Healing Touch
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**Currently accepting new
Cancer Care patients **

If you are here, you may be searching for more natural solutions to your chronic or acute pain, or perhaps you are looking for an alternative therapy to integrate into your existing medical treatments.  At Essential Medical Massage, you can expect the therapist to provide a high quality of care, giving more focused and detailed attention to the aches and pains that may be associated with trauma, injury, surgery or illness.  
Massage therapy, including medical massage, is truly much more than a luxury—it is a vital part of self-care that has a positive ripple effect on us as we work, play, and care for others.  Just some of its proven health benefits include decreased pain levels, improvement in sleep, reduced frequency of headaches, greater range of motion, and lessened side effects of chemotherapy.  Undoubtedly, it can have a positive affect on you and your child, and everyone from the seasoned athlete, to the senior with Alzheimer's. 

Phoebe Courcy, LMT, has over 13 years of experience in the massage field, with certifications in Medical Massage (2006) and Pediatric Massage (2014).  Additional training includes oncology massage/cancer care, manual lymphatic drainage, myofascial release, orthopedic bodywork, neuromuscular therapy and various other modalities.  During each treatment session, you can expect to receive an empathetic and listening ear with an educated touch that isn't simply 'going through the motions'.  Through the combination of assessment and experience, Phoebe strives to provide a unique healing experience while providing the most results-oriented massage therapy possible.

Some of the specific ailments or conditions that focused massage therapy can help with include:
- Acute neck pain and/or whiplash
- Forward head postures, muscles imbalances
- Stroke Rehabilitation       
- Post-Surgical Recovery, including joint replacements
- Scar tissue management
- Frozen Shoulder or other acute shoulder pain, tendonitis        
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome       
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- RSD/CRPS or other neurological pain
- Management of chemotherapy & radiation side effects (See Cancer Care page)

Pediatric Massage (for ages 2 and up) is especially helpful with such things as:
- Anxiety & stress
- Pain & muscle soreness
- Constipation
- Failure to thrive; Digestion
- Sleep
- Juvenile Rheumatism
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Decreased lung capacity as with Asthma or CF
- Body awareness
- Muscle spasticity OR Decreased muscle tone (Hypotonicity)
- Improved focus & concentration

Invest in your health today.  I invite you to experience the wonderful benefits of medical massage, even if you are currently undergoing or have been through other forms of therapies.  See how the power of touch can impact you or a loved one's daily life today.  Together, we can work to provide pain relief and greater mobility without the harmful side effects of prescription drugs.

Phoebe J. Courcy
Licensed Massage Therapist
Medical Massage Practitioner
Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist
(214) 864-9463

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