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NEW VENUE!

 

We have partnered with

Tryon Therapeutic Massage

2753 Lynn Rd, Suite C

Tryon, NC 28782

 

Phone or Text: 828-338-3086, or 828-859-6591

 

ONLINE BOOKING

 

Behind the Foothills Chamber of Commerce, next to the Greenlife/Mimosa Inn...convenient to Tryon, Columbus and all major highways.

 

 

 

 

 

Annette A. Wells, LMBT, CRMT, Owner, Tryon Bodyworks, LLC.

Member, American Massage Therapy Association

 

Annette has been practicing bodywork on friends and family since the 1970's, and brings many diverse skills, long experience, broad knowledge and intuition to the table. She combines her expertise in many modalities to create a Customized Integrative Massage for each client, each session.

 

The modalities she may  incorporates into a flowing classic massage session:

  • Deep Tissue
  • Hot Stones
  • Hot Bamboo Fusion Massage, deep tissue without the ouch!
  • Acupressure Meridian Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Structural Integration/Myofascial Release techniques
  • Breathwork
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Cupping
  • Active/assisted stretching
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Energy Work/Reiki
  • Aromatherapy/Essential Oils
  • Warm Paraffin Wrap, Feet/Hands

 

She earned a cetificate in Therapeutic Massage at Isothermal Community College in Columbus, NC, and is licensed as a therapeutic massage and bodywork practitioner in North and South Carolina.
(NC #14904, SC #9847) She is continuously updating and expanding her range of expertise, through research and classes.

 

Her aim in providing massage is to facilitate relaxation and relief from stress symptoms, as well as supporting clients individual wellness goals. Relaxation promotes healing and rejuvenation of body and mind. Massage and energy therapy both support the body's natural healing processes and can be an important part of self-care, as well as recovery from injuries, surgeries or illness.

 

She is supporting the rapidly growing massage profession by being a Clinical Preceptor for Massage Therapy students at Spartanburg Community College in South Carolina, and Isothermal Community College in Columbus, NC.

 

 

 

 

 

What to Expect During Your First Visit

 

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes early for your first session, your therapist will ask you to fill out a medical history form and consent for treatment. It is necessary to know what medical conditions you have, and medications you are taking, as some conditions and/or medications require modifications in massage procedure.
  • The form is confidential and all client record-keeping is HIPAA compliant. We take your privacy seriously.
  • After your therapist reviews your medical history form and asks pertinent questions, he/she will work with you to come up with a treatment plan that covers your goals and preferences for the massage, as well as long range wellness goals. During this process, your therapist may palpate problem area(s) and ask you to move in a certain way (i.e. "Please raise your arm above your head, if you can...") in order to ascertain specific muscles involved, if appropriate.
  • Your therapist will then leave the room to allow you to undress and get under the covers of the massage table.
  • We respect your modesty; you may undress to their level of comfort. We follow standard draping procedures, and will at no time expose genital areas. Only the body part being worked on will be undraped.
  • During the massage, soothing music may be played, mild aromatherapy, a massage table warmer, and/or warm moist towels may be used to add to your comfort and relaxation.
  • Your therapist will inquire about the pressure he/she is using. While sometimes people feel that extreme pressure is needed to effectively relax tight muscles (" No pain, no gain"); research shows that while very deep pressure might 'hurt good' to the client, it can actually perpetuate or worsen the problem. We will respect a request for deeper pressure, and work with you to ensure a good outcome.
  • Lubricants will be used to facilitate massage strokes. We use additive and fragrance-free organic fractionated coconut oil, but have other choices available if you are sensitive to coconut oil. We will not use oil on your face and/or scalp, if you are concerned - we respect hairdo's and makeup!
  • Analgesic liniments may be used on tight or sore muscles. Heat or cold packs may also be used, as appropriate, with your consent.
  • After your massage, your therapist will leave the room and allow you to take your time getting up and dressed.
  • Then your therapist will review the session with you briefly, and offer suggestions to enhance your treatment and extend its benefits, such as drinking plenty of water and doing regular (specific) stretching exercises.

 

Appointment Policies

 

  • The day before your appointment, we will call, text or email you to remind you and confirm.
  • If you need to cancel or change an appointment, please give us 24 notice.
  • If you are late for an appointment, we will of course do our best to accommodate you, but please know that your appointment may be shortened to avoid inconveniencing other clients.

 

 

 

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