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TherapyWorks welcomes Katie Rourke, LMT, NMT to our Team of Orthopedic Massage Therapists.

Katie has been a Licensed Massage Thrapist since 1999 focusing on providing deep tissue and neuromuscular therapy for people suffering with pain and soft tissue injuries.

She was inspired to get into the field because NMT (Neuromuscular Therapy) was the only therapy thatwould relieve her mother’s chronic migraine headaches, which she has had since the age of 5.  Katie went on to school to be formally training and was amazed by all the conditions that manual therapy and neuromuscular massage therapy could help.  Katie has a deep passion and gift to help people through the art of massage and can honestly can say she doesn’t see herself doing anything else.

Contact us to schedule you massage treatment with Katie today.

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Welcome Lyndsey McCool, LMT, Massage Therapist

Here is a little about Lyndsey…call 904-348-5511 to schedule your massage today!

Lyndsey worked in multiple physical therapy offices administratively, then in 2010, joined the military and became an EMT and military medic. After her 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 firm pressure massage. Lyndsey agrees with the use of western medicine, but also believes that natural therapeutic approaches should be performed and utilized before modern medical intervention, when possible. Lyndsey believes that massage is a special gift because it IS equally as good for you as it feels.   Lyndsey is excited to be a part of the TherapyWorks team and providing massage therapy in Orange Park.  She looks forward to helping you heal and relax.

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Please welcome Marcy Kerr, MS, OTR/L, CLWT to the TherapyWorks team!

Marcy is a 2001 graduate from the Masters Occupational Therapy program at St. Francis University in Pennsylvania.  The bulk of her background is in short-term and long-term rehab, however, the past few years have found her in a variety of settings. She became certified in lymphedema and wound care management in late 2014 and currently is expanding her knowledge further with instruction in myofascial release techniques.

Marcy enjoys CrossFit training and has been known to incorporate weight lifting with functional movements into her treatments. In her personal time, she also enjoys paddle surfing and scuba diving, among other pursuits.

If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with lymphedema,  post mastectomy lymphedema or post radiation lymphedema, or any condition which you have developed heaviness or swollen extremities… please contact us at 904-348-5511 to schedule with Marcy.   Lymphedema is very manageable if treatment is started early.

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Lymphedema Treatment In Orange Park

If you or someone you love has excess fluid in their arms or legs due to primary lymphedema or due to removal of lymph nodes or damage to the lymphatic system due to radiation or chemotherapy treatments, we can help! Emilie Cohen, PT, CDT is a physical therapist at TherapyWorks that specializes in providing complete decongestive therapy and lymphatic massage for patients suffering from lymphedema in Orange Park, FL.

TherapyWorks welcomes Donald Blanchard, PTA

Donald graduated in 2015 from the Florida State College at Jacksonville with an A.S. Degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program. Originally, Donald pursued a degree in psychology at Harvard University, but decided to focus his attention on treating the physical body and became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2005. His main treatment specialties as a massage therapist are providing Deep Tissue, Myofascial release, Sports massage, and Neuromuscular techniques for acute and chronic pain. He enjoys finding new, adventurous restaurants to try with his wife and spending time with his young son outdoors. He also loves being at the beach or pool with his family. Donald considers himself a “sports psycho” and is a die-hard Seminole and as a local Bolles School graduate, takes great pride in calling himself a Jacksonville Jaguar fan.

TherapyWorks welcomes Neuro-Muscular Massage Therapist, Crystal Duncan, LMT, CNMT

We would like to welcome Crystal Duncan, LMT, CNMT to our team of elite massage therapists. If you are having any aches and pains, preparing for a sporting event, or just need to relax a little bit, you will not be disappointed with the care that Crystal provides, excellent technique and very effective. She works at our Orange Park location and the San Marco clinic off Hendricks. She graduated from The Florida School of Massage in March of 2003 and is certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). She became certified for sports massage in 2004 and received her certification for Neuro-Muscular Therapy (NMT) in 2006. She has worked in a clinical setting for most of her career and puts a focus on whole body wellness and preventative care. A native of Jacksonville, she enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time. Call us at 904-348-5511.

TherapyWorks would like to welcome PTA Student Intern, Nicole Frazee-Stewart

Nicole is a Physical Therapist Assistant student studying at Florida State College in Jacksonville. She will graduate in August of 2015 and will be able to practice Physical Therapy with her license in October. For the past twelve years she has been a Licensed Massage Therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy and myofascial release. Although she has practiced spa massage for a brief time, her heart and main expertise is in medical massage. Nicole enjoys helping people heal in all aspects of rehabilitation and is excited to have this opportunity to expand her knowledge and skill with the great healthcare team at Therapy Works!

TherapyWorks welcomes Anna Merkel, PT, DPT

TherapyWorks would like to welcome a wonderful new physical therapist to our team, Anna Merkel, PT, DPT! Here is a little-bit about Anna… she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of North Florida in 2009. In the spring of 2014 she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from UNF. After passing the National Physical Therapy Exam she took off on a trip around the world with her husband. She spent a year traveling everywhere from Iceland to India, Japan to Easter Island, and many places in between! Anna’s primary areas of interest are orthopedics and women’s health, with an emphasis on manual therapy, patient education, and Pilates-based therapeutic exercise as interventions. When not in the clinic she enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her dog, fishing, reading, cooking and traveling. We look forward to many years with Anna in providing the best and most effective therapy care possible to our patients.

Announcing new TherapyWorks massage therapist, Angela S. Rummage, LMT

Please welcome Angela S. Rummage,  Licensed Massage Therapist, to the TherapyWorks team!  Call and schedule an appointment with her at either the San Marco or Orange Park location.

Angela graduated from the Florida College of Natural Health becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist in July 1996. She completed her massage Health and earned an internship, Massage the Athletes, with the University of Miami, and was selected to participate with Dr. Tiffany Field’s program at the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami in 1996.  She specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Fibromyalgia Tender Points and Myofascial Release Massage, Medical Massage, Neuromuscular Massage, Scar Tissue Massage and Management.

Angela began her career at the Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami and progressed with experience at the Biltmore Spa in Coral Gables and the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Ft. Lauderdale. In 2004 Angela began instructing students at the Heritage Institute in Jacksonville. She furthered her teaching career at Florida Metropolitan University with multi tasks in administration, curriculum and testing development.  Angela takes pride in her volunteer activities which includes the Centennial Olympics, Special Olympics, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Community Hospice, and numerous Military Runs.

Lymphedema Therapy

TherapyWorks now offers complete decongestive therapy services for the treatment of lymphedema at our Orange Park location.  We can very effectively manage and treat this condition with the use of compression, specific lymphatic massage, exercise and skin care.  Please share with someone that you know that may be suffering from this condition or have them contact us at 904-348-5511.