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Medical Massage – $45 per massage

Available by appointment only at JOI San Marco and South Spine Centers and JOI Beach location only.

Medical Massage

Medical massage therapy can offer extremely effective support to your healthcare regimen. Because of current research, massage therapy is increasingly being offered as an enhancement to standard treatments for a large number of medical conditions.

Studies have shown that medical massage therapy can be effective for reducing muscle tension, stress and pain. Research has also shown that it can be a beneficial treatment for:

• Anxiety
• Digestive disorders
• Fibromyalgia
• Headaches
• Insomnia related to stress
• Myofascial pain syndrome
• Paresthesias and nerve pain
• Soft tissue strains or injuries
• Sports injuries
• Temporomandibular joint pain

Keep in mind that even though medical massage therapy can be helpful, it is not meant to replace regular medical care. Our physicians and massage therapists will be happy to explain to you the benefits you can expect from adding massage therapy to your healthcare regimen.

Our licensed Massage Therapists offer medically directed massage services, including those specifically designed to focus on soft tissue, spine-specific, and sports-related injuries. We work directly with JOI’s Physical Therapists in coordinating your care. (Not typically covered by insurance).

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Massage Therapists

Lyndsey McCool Massage Therapist

Lyndsey McCool, LMT

Lyndsey has worked in multiple physical therapy offices administratively. In 2010, Lyndsey joined the military and became an EMT and military medic. After serving time in the military, she worked as a medical assistant, and eventually decided to learn the skill of massage. Lyndsey attended Alpha School of Massage and specializes in Neuromuscular Massage. Lyndsey believes that massage is a special gift because it is equally as good for you as it feels. Lyndsey works at both our San Marco and Fleming Island facilities.


Laran Phelps, LMT

Laran Phelps, LMT

Laran Phelps is a native of Amelia Island and Jacksonville and is a graduate of Heritage Institute in Jacksonville, FL (2003). With over a decade of experience in the field working as an LMT and also as an Instructor, Laran brings deep understanding and knowledge of anatomy, physiology and kinesiology into each session. Her passion as an LMT is in Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Medical Massage, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation.

She is a Member of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA) as well as the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).  Laran is currently working towards obtaining Board Certification from the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), which is the highest elected credential in the field of Massage Therapy.

In her free time, Laran enjoys spending time with her daughters at the beach, swimming, camping, geocaching, or finding an outdoor adventure.