Our office currently has 4 Licensed Massage Therapists serving our patients. Dr. Deanna Barbaro works together will all therapists to ensure you have the most healing experience possible. Massage Therapy is an excellent complement to chiropractic treatment. Combined Chiropractic and Massage Therapy are a complete and effective system of pain relief and sustained health. Massage Therapy is an excellent method for improving overall health and musculoskeletal efficiency. Massage has a number of beneficial effects on the body and the mind. Some of these include removal of toxins that can build up in the muscles of the body, increased circulation, and increased flexibility in not only the muscles, but also the connective tissue within the body.
Massage also can help with muscle spasms as well as soft tissue injuries. Increasing the movement and reducing the overall recovery time by helping the body in the healing process. In addition, consistent massage has been known to increase balance.
Chiropractic Massage has proven to assist in the healing of a large number of conditions including back pain, surgery recovery, eating and sleep disorders as well as high blood pressure and diabetes among others.
MASSAGE THERAPY COMPLEMENTS CHIROPRACTIC CARE
- Increases effectiveness of a chiropractic adjustment
- Aids in preparing the body for chiropractic adjustments
- Ensures free flow of nerve impulses and circulation of fluids
- Helps relieve pain in muscles and related soft tissues
- Improvement in cellular nutrition
- Relieves negative effects of stress and reduction of Anxiety
- Muscle Relaxation
- Improved Circulation
- Reduction of anxiety
- Relief and Recovery from:
- Nerve Constriction
- Poor Circulation
- Trigger Points
- Damaged Tissues
- Pain-Spasm-Pain Cycle
- Helps prevent future problems
Meet our Licensed Massage Therapists
Dr. Deanna Barbaro
Dr. Deanna Barbaro works together will all therapists to ensure you have the most healing experience possible. MM# 13986
- Deep Tissue
- Trager Approach
- Hot Stone Therapy
- Lomi Lomi
- Cranial Sacral
- Trigger Therapy
Suzan describes her unique style of massage as Intuitive Massage Therapy as she has combined training and techniques she has learned over her career.
She has been a Licensed Massage Therapist for almost 30 years! She is also a certified Nurse since 1980 giving her superior insight into your anatomy.
She has gone so far as to study Lomi Lomi on the big island of Hawaii from Master Aunty Margaret. She has also studied the healing practices of the Native American, Huichal Indians of Mexico and Incan cultures of Peru. Suzan also a Level II Reiki practicioner.
Suzan has recently moved to Naples from Cocoa Beach where she enjoyed story telling in Elementary Schools and made dolls and animal props incorporate into her story telling. She works in combination with Dr. Deanna Barbaro to focus her skills on patient's individual needs. Patients consistently comment on her ability, skill and technique.
Suzan is in the office on Mondays & Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings #MA8102
- Deep Tissue
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Hot Stone Massage
Leah has been a licensed massage therapist since 2010 and has worked in the Southwest Florida area since then. She has experience working in both Chiropractic and Spa settings.
Dr. Barbaro likes to refer patients with shoulder and joint issues to Leah as she has done amazing work on patients experiencing these issues.
She enjoys spending time with her dogs and playing music. She also loves working with patients and helping them get back into their regular life routine.
Leah is in the office Monday, Wednesday and Thursdays mornings and afternoons #MA58410
- Thai Yoga Massage
- Deep Tissue
- Cranial Sacral
- Lomi Lomi
- Hot Stones
Shanti has been studying massage for 20 years. She uses many massage techniques acquired from teachers of all cultures. She combines her skills with heartfelt intention for healing and wellness. She has been teaching yoga since 1980 and has seen many patients and students improve posture through alignment and breath work. Shanti traveled to Thailand to learn spa treatments and techniques. Her treatments are a true experience she feel honored to share with each patient.
An avid promoter of massage and yoga therapy, Shanti completes her well balanced wellness program with Chiropractic care. Her goal is that you will experience freedom in movement gaining more balance and flexibility with her treatments. 'The most incredible aspect for me is the understanding that the intention in my heart can be so clearly communicated through my work. I seek and discover the unique beauty that is within us all.' #MA66146
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Swedish Massage
- Trigger Point
Vanessa began her healthcare career in Germany practicing Physical Therapy and has since progressed to Massage Therapy. She has a unique perspective when approaching each patient. She specializes in therapeutic massage with the intention of correcting postural deviations. To achieve optimum results, she will incorporate a variety of techniques, even stretching. She also enjoys educating her clients to provide self care to achieve progressive well being. Vanessa adjusts each massage to the individual patient and her strong knowledge of anatomy allows her to provide a very specific massage for each patient's unique needs.
In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family and going to the gym to stay fit and healthy. MM#88237