About Massage Therapy by Susan

Licensed Massage Therapist

Licensed Massage TherapistI am a NYS Licensed Massage Therapist, in practice since 1994. Certified in Lymphatic Drainage by Dr. Vodder School International. My love for the healing arts and helping people feel better has fueled the desire to continuously increase my knowledge and expertise. In 1999, I expanded my career to include massage instruction at the prestiguous Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City where I taught Clinical Massage and Ethics in the Massage Profession for 20 years. I provided massage for patients and staff at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center from 2007-2011. In 2012, I began providing massage services for Phelps Memorial Hospital Hospice Care in Westchester, NY. My experience and passion as both an instructor and practitioner uniquely enables me to provide you with the ultimate experience in the management of Lymphedema, Post Surgical conditions, relaxation, stress reduction and pain relief. The time that we spend together is important to me. I will listen to your specific needs and tailor my skills and techniques as an LMT and Vodder trained Specialist to help meet them. Together, we will create sessions especially for you. Make an appointment with me today and feel how a relaxed and supple and healing body can make a positive difference in your life.

The Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences
The Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences has been dedicated to a natural approach to health care since its inception in 1916. The school was founded by Captain Theodore Melander, a Swedish native. Initially, it was called the Swedish Institute for Physiotherapy. The school taught a system of massage therapy, exercise and external applications that were popular in Europe at the time. The Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences has maintained a focus on licensed massage therapy through the years, and has the oldest Massage Therapy Program in the country. It recently celebrated its 90th anniversary and 100 years of instruction for the massage therapist is right around the corner. more

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center
Memorial Sloan-Kettering's Integrative Medicine Service complements mainstream medical care and addresses the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and their families. The service provides inpatient and outpatient clinical care. It also undertakes research, education, and training. The Integrative Medicine Service has become an internationally known model program, with over 1,000 patient visits each month and a roster of funded laboratory research and clinical trials. In treating disease, complementary therapies are used in harmony with mainstream medical treatment to help manage symptoms, reduce pain, alleviate stress, limit anxiety, and promote a feeling of well-being. The guiding principle at Memorial Sloan-Kettering is to offer the most effective treatment and the highest quality of care for people with cancer. Therapists are appropriately licensed, trained and certified,. They are selected for their skill and sensitivity to provide the most satisfying healing experiences possible. more

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