Massage Therapist Dallas & Frisco, TX
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Jasmine Houston, LMT
Before moving to Dallas, Jasmine had a career in home health care and hospice for over 15 years. After moving to Texas, she returned to school to earn her LMT designation. She became a full-time licensed massage therapist after graduating from Parker University, School of Massage Therapy in Dallas, Texas. While earning her designation, she took extra classes in specific manual therapies such as, Craniosacral, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Anterior Scalene Syndrome and Scar Tissue. Jasmine’s approach to bodywork is rather unique, integrating Swedish, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Style Massage, Myofascial and Connective Tissue Release, Craniosacral Therapy and Hot Stone. She believes we contain the natural ability to heal and applies an intuitive approach to create the ideal environment for your body to unwind. Through careful listening, she addresses both physical and energetic issues, gently guiding your body toward peace, balance, relaxation and the potential for deep releasing of all kinds. Jasmine loves what she does, and outside of work she enjoys her free time with her child, live music and being outdoors.
What Is a Massage Therapist?
Massage therapy involves manipulating the connective and soft tissue of the body, which include muscle, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and skin. It is performed by a skilled, licensed medical Dallas massage therapist. The massage therapist employs a variety of pressure and mobility techniques.
Massage is commonly regarded as a component of integrative medicine. It’s becoming more common in medical centers as a therapy option alongside normal care. It can be used to treat a variety of medical issues. Certain studies find that massage therapy has the following benefits.
- Reduction in stress
- Less pain and muscle tension
- Increased relaxation
- Improved immune function
Many medical professionals, including Dallas orthopedic surgeons, recommend massage therapy for a variety of reasons. Specifically, many doctors subscribe to the ability of massage therapy to alleviate pain from cancer, fibromyalgia, heart disease, and much more.
What Does a Massage Therapist Do?
A massage therapist helps a client achieve general wellbeing by using therapeutic massage on the joints and soft tissues. They aid in the alleviation of pain, the rehabilitation of injuries, the improvement of poor circulation, the teaching of relaxation skills, and the reduction of stress through massage therapy. They decide a client’s therapy by gathering medical information as well as pain or stress issues. Based on the information gathered, they devise a plan of action to help in the healing of the injury or problem location, and they maintain track of any progress and changes to the massage therapy treatment.
He or she would use his or her hands and fingers to apply pressure on certain parts of the body. They assess a patient’s muscular strength, function, and joint ability, as well as their range of motion and soft tissue condition, in order to provide them with information and advice on treatments. This includes stretching, restorative exercises, posture improvement, and relaxation.
To help in a patient’s effective therapy, a massage therapist might contact other health care specialists such as chiropractors, doctors, psychologists, or physiotherapists If necessary, they will recommend the client to a specialist. Balance beams or boards, rockers, bolsters, and hydrotherapy equipment, such as baths or tanks, are used to help in rehabilitation. They employ permanent and movable treatment tables, as well as mats, heat lamps, massage stone sets, cold and hot packs, and other items.
How Long Does It Take to Become a Massage Therapist?
An associate’s degree with class work in physiology, anatomy, pathology, ethics, and body and motion dynamics is normally desired to become a massage therapist. You must obtain a certification and be recognized in your state of practice after completing 500 hours of hands-on massage therapy instruction.
Contact Our Dallas Massage Therapist Today
At SPORT Orthopedics and Physical Therapy, we believe it’s past time for you to be pain-free again. Your highly-trained Dallas massage therapist will honestly listen to you and understand your concerns, whether you’re healing from an orthopedic injury or surgery. You will be given a personalized rehabilitation plan that is tailored to your individual requirements rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. We care about your recovery. That’s why we pledge to provide you with the most compassionate and effective care possible in order to help you reclaim your pain-free life. Please contact 469-200-2832 to make an appointment with us. You may also fill out our intake form online.