Treat Yourself to a Massage
Massage very well may be the oldest and most simple way to promote a state of well-being. There is evidence that massage therapy was used by Hindus, Persians, Greeks and Romans thousands of years ago. Massage therapy is used widely around the world including, England and Switzerland to treat disease and injury. It was first seen in the United States in the 19th century. Massage has so many benefits to your health including reducing stress, relieving tight muscles, increasing blood and lymphatic circulation, improving immune function, improving range of motion in joints, improving the processes of digestion, assimilation, and elimination, combating depression, and decreasing symptoms of the following:
- Back and joint pain
- Headaches and migraines
- Insomnia and sleeping disorders
- Muscle spasms
- Muscle pain and stiffness
The University of Toledo offers massage for your wellness needs for Faculty, Staff and Students!!! The massage clinic has two wonderful massage therapists. Vicki Feit has been certified in massage therapy since 1979 and a licensed therapist through the State Medical Board of Ohio since 2009. Vicki has always had the passion for massage, but was more of a hobby, since she has worked full time in the real estate world. Additionally, Vicki has since obtained national certification, taken several workshops on reflexology, obtained master Reiki status and completed over 400 hours of education for certification in oncology massage therapy. Hieu Nguyen received his massage education at Stautzenberger College, and has been licensed through the State Medical Board of Ohio for massage therapy since January 2005. Prior to coming to work for The University of Toledo, Hieu was a massage therapist at Spa Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio.
Call and schedule your appointment today! The Massage clinic has been offering a lot of deals each month. November’s deal is $10 off a 1 hour massage and $5 off a 30 minute massage. This makes your massage only $40 for a 1 hour and $20 for a 30 minute massage! Call the Main Campus Medical Center Employee Health Clinic at 419.530.3581. You can also contact Michelle Peterson at email@example.com The Massage Therapy clinic is located in the Employee Clinic in the Main Campus Medical Center. Remember, this is for students as well!! You won’t regret it!
Rachael Bracken is is originally from Frederick, Maryland and has a passion for childhood obesity. She is a certified AFAA personal trainer. Rachael recently received her master's degree in Public Health. Rachael also received her Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science: Applied and Clinical Physiology in Summer 2011. In her spare time, Rachael enjoys running, playing tennis, and being active. Rachael is currently a wellness specialist in the Office of Community Wellness and Health Promotion at UT.
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