Nationally Certified Medical Massage Therapist
NCBTMB Approved Provider of Continuing Education #411
Earnst Chiropractic Clinic
231 Baker Rd.
High Point, NC 27265
I have been practicing Orthopedic & Medical Massage since 1984. For more than 30 years, my job has been to help people get their lives back, often after serious accidents, injuries, or surgery. Much of my work is centered on deep tissue and fascial therapy, surgery prevention, and chronic pain relief. Scientific muscle testing and range of motion tests determine exactly which muscles are affected, and how. Orthopedic and Deep Tissue therapies like Trigger Point, Muscle Energy Technique, Active Isolated Stretching, and Sports techniques are used to help your body release restrictions and holding patterns, allowing it to move the way it should.
Primary therapy modalities include Medical Massage, Deep Tissue Therapy, Trigger Point Release, Muscle Energy Technique, Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Neuromuscular Re-Education, Soft Tissue Release, Sports Massage, and Reflexology. I've worked with Plantar Fasciitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Chronic Low Back Pain, Chronic Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Multiple Sclerosis, and more.
I expect my clients to feel sginificant relief in their very first session. Sometimes there is a little soreness, but they should feel a noticeable reduction in pain, and improvement in the quality of their movement. If I can't get consistent and significant improvement in 3 sessions, I'll do my best to send the client to someone who can.
pleased to accept clients at:
231 Baker Rd. High Point, NC 27263
336-434-4600 ofc. 336-207-5147 cell
You don't need to be a patient of Dr. Earnst's to work with me.
What do all the letters mean?
LMBT - Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist. This is the North Carolina designation for a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist. I received my license in April of 2006, and I'm currently accepting clients at Earnst Chiropractic Center in High Point. You do not need to be a patient of Dr. Earnst's to set up an appointment.
NCMMT - Nationally Certified Medical Massage Therapist. The gold standard for Medical Massage Therapists. Extensive testing on Orthopedic muscle testing and evaluation, case studies, advanced anatomy, kinesiology, Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Stretching, Neuromuscular Re-education and Pathology. Devised and administered by the Medical Massage National Certification Board (www.mmncb.org). As of June 2006, only 1100 Massage Therapists nationwide hold this designation.
NCTM - Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage (An entry level certification required for my NC License.)
CHt - Certified Hypnotist
EFT-ADV - Certificate of Completion in Emotional Freedom Techniques - Advanced level.
I am a member in good standing with:
ABMP - Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals
IHF - International Hypnosis Federation
Reputable continuing education providers in orthopedic and medical massage include:
Judith Delany-Walker - http://www.nmtcenter.com
Aaron Mattes, Active Isolated Stretching - http://www.stretchingusa.com
Whitney Lowe - http://www.omeri.com
The Upledger Institute - http://www.upledger.com/home.htm
David Kent - http://www.davidkent.com/
Myofascial Release (John Barnes) - http://www.myofascialrelease.com
James Waslaski - www.orthomassage.net
Art Riggs - http://www.deeptissuemassagemanual.com
I am a Massage Therapist of more than 30 years experience. I did my EFT training in 2004, and finished my Hypnosis Certification in 2005. I am not a Medical Doctor, or a Psychologist of any sort. Massage Therapy, Hypnosis, and EFT are considered "Complementary Care" and are not designed to replace competent medical or mental health care. You are encouraged to speak to your preferred medical or mental health professional regarding the use of Massage Therapy, Hypnosis, or EFT. Under no circumstances (other than significant allergic reactions) should you change medications or alter dosages without consulting the professional who prescribed them.
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