medical massage therapy

 $60 Per Medical Massage

JOI provides medical massage therapy at several locations.  We are looking to grow our Massage Therapy Program, if you are a licensed massage therapist, please apply here.

Please watch this video on Medical Massage from JOI. 

Available by appointment only at JOI Rehab Baptist Beaches, Fleming Island, Nassau, San Marco and South locations.  JOI Rehab continues to follow recommendations from the Department of Health.  Therefore, the therapist will wear a mask at the patient’s discretion.

Patient getting massage of back while laying on a treatment table

JOI Medical Massage

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!

To learn more about Direct Access to Physical Therapy without seeing an MD, please read this ARTICLE.

Massage Therapists

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Nicholas Baker, LMT, NMT

LMT (Alpha School of Massage, 2016)

NMT (Advance Bodyworks Academy, 2017)

Nicholas Baker, LMT, has been practicing as a Medical Massage Therapist and Neuro-Muscular Therapist, specializing in manual therapy, neuromuscular therapy, Graston, cupping, Pre and Post Natal Care, Post- Surgical Edema management, and all other soft tissue injuries, since 2017. As a Jacksonville Native, Nicholas graduated from First Coast High School, and then from Alpha School of Massage in Jacksonville. He has also furthered his education with courses from The Advance Bodyworks Academy. Since then, he has been able to treat thousands of patients with acute and chronic pain, headaches, migraines, and other stress related issues. Previously, Nicholas has worked as a Clinical Director, Lymphatic Wound Care provider, and Neuromuscular Therapist for another outpatient rehabilitation facility. Nicholas is very passionate, caring, and committed to providing all patients with the highest quality of patient care.  In his free time, he enjoys making weekend trips to Disney, hanging out with friends, cooking, and spending quality time with his boyfriend.

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Chayenne Febus, LMT

A.S. in Massage Therapy (Florida College of Natural Health, 2010)

Chayenne Febus, LMT was born in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Chayenne has been involved with sports in some way his entire life. He played baseball from ages 9 until his freshman year of college. After hurting his knee, he experienced massage for the first time. This experience is what drove him to be an aspiring Licensed Massage Therapist. Chayenne Febus began massage school in 2008 at Florida College of Natural Health. He completed his studies, graduated and became licensed in 2010. Chayenne’s focus has been medical massage to treat others the way he was treated when he was hurt. He moved to Jacksonville, FL to pursue medical massage in the sports field and has been with JOI Rehab at our JOI Rehab San Marco location since February 2022.


Aisha George at JOI Rehab Fleming Island

Aisha George, LMT

Aisha, took a love for massage at a very young age. She started as young as 8 years old, rubbing on her parents’ aching feet and walking on their sore backs, to help relieve them of discomfort. She continued to exercise her healing touch throughout High School, as an athlete, there were always team members in need of soft tissue mobilization. It was destiny for her to continue her love for her massage after she graduated high school.

Licensed since 2004, she has continued to practice her endearment for helping people throughout their healing journey and she is always eager to learn new modalities. Currently a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Medical Massage Practitioner. In her spare time, she likes to wire wrap crystals and gemstones to make beautiful jewelry to which she also holds a certification in Crystal Healing Therapy. Born a genuine humanitarian, she feels as if it’s her natural birth right to be a part of helping humanity heal. 


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 anxiety, digestive disorders, headaches, insomnia related to stress, myofascial pain syndrome, paresthesia and nerve pain, soft tissue strains or injuries, sports injuries and 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 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.  Most insurance plans will not cover massage therapy.  However, 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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To schedule an appointment for massage, please call the office of your choice or request an appointment by following the link below. 

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