$45 Per Medical Massage
Please watch this video on Medical Massage from JOI.
Available by appointment only at JOI San Marco, Nassau, South and the Beach locations. JOI Rehab will be following the recommendations from the Department of Health. Therefore, the therapist and the patients will both be wearing masks.
Medical massage therapy can offer extremely effective support to your healthcare regimen. Because of current research, massage therapy is increasingly being offered in the medical field. It is used as an enhancement to standard treatments for a large number of medical conditions. Watch this VIDEO to learn more about Medical Massage Therapy at JOI and how it can help!
Zach Lewis, LMTLicensed Massage Therapist (Alpha School of Massage, 2017) My name is Warren Zachary Lewis, and I am Licensed Massage Therapist and a former Certified Personal Trainer through ISSA (International Sports Science Association). Some of the things I enjoy doing are hiking, traveling, working out, and taking care of my plants. I have always strived to have a positive impact on people’s lives. My passion for massage began at the age of 12 where I started out practicing on friends and family members and now years later here I am, making that passion into a reality and love the sense of accomplishment that I get from helping improve the lives of others. I specialize in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports, Hot Stone, Ashiatsu (Barefoot Massage), and Neuromuscular Therapy.
Renee Haire, LMT
Renee Haire has always had a passion for massage, so it seemed only natural that she makes it into a career. Graduating from Southeastern School for Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy in 2004, she received her certification in Neuromuscular Therapy. Further, she has since also received training in Sports Massage, Cupping Therapy, and Medical Massage.
Renee has worked for various companies including the very first Massage Envy in Jacksonville, FL. Further, she was able to work on hundreds of clients. Gaining the much-needed practice and confidence, all therapists require before finding herself at JOI.
Alaina Rizzotti-Pannoni, LMT
Alaina Rizzotti-Pannoni, LMT is a New York State and Florida licensed massage therapist. She is a graduate of the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in NYS. Alaina’s clients have included professional and semi pro athletes, personal injury victims, nurses, doctors, actors, and many other professionals. These clients have typically suffered from stress and pain-related work activities. She is passionate about helping people recover better and help prevent injuries through her unique skillset. Because of this Alaina has sought training in SportStretch, SportStretch Flow, Traditional Thai Massage, Massage Cupping and Graston.
As a result of her training, Alaina has attended many events as a volunteer massage therapist. These events include the 2019 and 2020 NFL Combine, the 2020 Reese’s Senior bowl and the 2019 Mid Atlantic CrossFit games. JOI is happy that Alaina Rizzotti-Pannoni, LMT is part of the Medical Massage team.
Melissa Ross, LMT
Melissa Ross was born in Michigan. However military life brought her to Jacksonville in 1985, where she graduated Sandalwood High School. Melissa returned to Jacksonville in 1995 to raise her 3 children. Melissa went back to school after the market crash and graduated Southeastern School of Massage in 2012. She worked in Chiropractor’s offices most of her career ever since. JOI performed her back surgery in 2018 and helped her graduate out of rehabilitation through their fantastic physical therapy program. She joined the JOI family August 2019 as a massage therapist at the Beaches Rehabilitation. When not at work she enjoys volunteering at various events around Jacksonville, Girl Scout leader for 12yrs. Her hobbies include gardening and photography. It brings her great joy in helping other people achieve wellness and assisting in alleviating muscle soreness through massage.
Benefits Of Massage
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:
• Digestive disorders
• Insomnia related to stress
• Myofascial pain syndrome
• Paresthesia 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 of massage. Adding massage therapy to your healthcare regimen is a good idea.
Licensed Massage Therapists offer medically directed massage services. Our therapist’s approach is specifically designed to focus on soft tissue, spine-specific, and sports-related injuries. In conclusion, our Massage Therapists work directly with JOI’s Physical Therapists and our JOI Physicians in coordinating your care. (Not typically covered by insurance). Our goal at JOI Rehab is to provide all of your orthopedic needs in in one place. We want to make sure that you have the best outcome possible. JOI is where the Pro’s Go and so should you!
We are now offering Medical Massage at the JOI Rehab Nassau Office.
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