As a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Fitness Therapist, Certified Ergonomic Specialist, & Certified Life Coach, Linda’s background includes working with numerous client populations within a physical therapy clinic, medical & geriatric massage center, corporate fitness center, day spa, and chiropractic wellness center. Additionally, Linda was a active member of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association's Sports Massage Team and has extensive experience working with athletes & their related injuries. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts and Sciences, and has completed extensive post-baccalaureate & graduate coursework in speech-language pathology, anatomy & physiology, neurological pathology, diagnostics & assessment at the University of South Florida. She continues her education in the fields of massage therapy, fitness, nutrition, naturopathic medicine, diagnostic imaging, and ergonomic assessment.
Linda’s areas of massage & bodywork specialization are: medical massage (e.g., post-rehabilitation, pregnancy massage, MVA- whiplash, fibromyalgia, & plantar fasciitis), pain management (e.g., arthritis, low back & cervical pain, sciatica, muscular strain), sports massage (e.g., patellar syndrome, ITB syndrome, piriformis syndrome, tennis elbow, muscular strain & sprain), & stress management (e.g., anxiety, depression, & general stress). She views each client from a holistic point of view, taking into consideration the physical, emotional, and psychological components of her clients. Linda assesses the body using a structural integration approach and utilizes her knowledge, palpation skill, and intuition to effectively address the needs of the client. Aromatherapy, cold laser, infrasonic treatments, moist heat &/or cold packs can be added to any massage session free of charge. Additionally, Linda combines wellness coaching and fitness therapy components into each massage therapy session, making it a comprehensive wellness session. Come experience the difference! For more information about what you can expect from your massage therapy experience, please contact Linda today at: 727.580.0128. She will be glad to discuss her personalized services & how she can assist you in your quest for a wellness lifestyle!