medical massage therapy

 $45 Per Medical Massage

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 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.

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!

Massage Therapists

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. 

Renee Haire

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.  She currently works at the JOI Rehab San Marco Clinic.

Mandy Hammock, JOI Massage Therapist

Mandy Hammock, LMT

Licensed Massage Therapist (Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy, 2008)

Mandy is a native of Georgia, and a licensed Massage Therapist. She moved to Jacksonville to study massage therapy in 2008. Mandy was always an athlete throughout adolescence, and as a young adult. After several injuries and a major back surgery, she was still enduring chronic daily pain.

Mandy turned to massage therapy to relieve the pain and had a much better quality of life. Mandy knew she wanted to pursue a career involving structural body work in order to help others. She graduated from Southeastern School of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy in 2008. Since, Mandy has worked in many different types of settings, and provided different types of therapy. However, she has found that providing pain relief has been the most rewarding.

Zach Lewis, LMT

Zach Lewis, LMT

Licensed 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.  Zach started out practicing on friends and family members and now years later here I am.  I enjoy 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.

Zach currently is working at the JOI Rehab Nassau clinic. Finally, to schedule an appointment with him, please call 904-557-9021 or click below.

Melissa Ross, LMT

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 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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