Medical Massage – $45 per massage
Available by appointment only at JOI San Marco and South Spine Centers and JOI Beach location only.
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.
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.
Shane Nall, LMT
Shane Nall is a native of Jacksonville Beach and a local around the beaches community in his 26 years of living. As a graduate of The Florida School of Advanced Bodywork in Jacksonville, formally known as the Southeastern Schools of Neuromuscular Massage, Shane is well versed in Structural Integration Bodywork and Neuromuscular Massage Modalities. His focus is identifying the causative factors of muscular pain and how posture can create and form muscular imbalances that cause structural pain. With a deep understanding in the anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology of the body, Shane uses multiple Medical Massage modalities to treat the pain people experience throughout daily life such as; Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release Technique, and Sports Massage.
Massage Therapy and Bodywork is Shane’s passion, he is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and currently working towards growing as a LMT, with multiple courses and certifications lined up in the future. Shane works at both our Beaches and South Rehabilitation facilities.
In his free time, Shane enjoys traveling to different surf and winter snowboard destinations. He also scuba dives and has a passion for any fun outdoor adventure.
Laran Phelps, LMT
Laran Phelps – Lead Massage Therapist
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.
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
• 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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