“Massage Therapy is not contraindicated in cancer patients. Massaging a tumor is, but there is a great deal more to a person than the tumor “ ~ Bernie Siegel, MD ~
Wherever you are in your journey with cancer, oncology massage can help.
I see You, I hear You, I’m here for You
My intention as an Oncology Massage Therapist is to meet people where they are in their experience with cancer and apply a highly individualized massage treatment to comfort, nurture and support them in their process.
Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer.
Review of the scientific literature indicates oncology massage helps improve quality of life. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep and immune function as well as relieving anxiety, pain, fatigue and nausea. Oncology
The treatments are modified according to the full spectrum of cancer-related issues: the physical, psycho-social and emotional consequences of cancer. In addition, the person's individual goals are considered and aspects of the disease and cancer treatment side effects.
Personal goals for receiving oncology massage can include the desire for a respite -- a relaxing pleasurable experience in the midst of everything that is going on - relieving nausea or other symptoms such as pain or peripheral neuropathy and helping them get though the remainder of their cancer treatments.
45 minutes - $75
60 minutes -$100
90 minutes -$130
*tips are not accepted
Please reach out with any questions about Oncology Massage.
Or if you would like to to book a session, contact me by email