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We are pleased to offer many types of therapeutic massage in our Alexandria VA center. Massage is a great way to soothe the mind and body while promoting healing and enhancing your immune system.

Shelley offers therapeutic massage and reflexology to address soft tissue injury and dysfunction, chronic pain and stress management.  She is an experienced therapist listens and tailors your sessions accordingly.  She uses the following massage modalities in her practice to assist the body and mind in experiencing relaxation and healing; Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology and Aromatherapy using therapeutic grade essential oils.  Her training and certifications includes the following:

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy Level Two Intensive: The Extremities

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy Training

  • Upper Extremities
  • Lower Extremities
  • Neck and Head
  • Spine and Thorax
  • Form and Function
  • Advanced Soft Tissue Therapy for TMJ and Dysfunction
  • Precision Muscular Mobilization
  • Precision Neural Mobilization

Massage for People Living with Cancer/ Gayle MacDonald Oncology Massage

Myofascial Release Massage / Howard Rontal Myofascial Release Massage Certification

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Reflexology for Cancer Patients

National Massage Therapy Institute, 600 hour Massage Therapy Program

Baltimore School of Reflexology, 200 hour Reflexology Certification

The Center for Aromatherapy and Education (CARE), 25 hour Aromatherapy Certificate

What to Expect from Your Massage Therapy Visit

Massages are by appointment only and can be booked for 30, 60 or 90 minutes.

The Many Benefits and Applications of Massage Therapy

  • Improve blood flow to the muscles and organs
  • Increase range of motion to the muscles and joints
  • Relax overworked muscles
  • Work out trigger points and help decrease lactic acid build up
  • Take less pain medication
  • Decrease fatigue/increase energy
  • Increase overall circulation
  • Decrease anxiety
  • Improve sleep and restoration
  • Decrease muscle cramping
  • Lessen muscle spasms
  • Aid in recovery from athletic activity
  • Decrease adhesions in the joints and muscles
  • Decrease back and neck pain
  • Loosen tight shoulders from bad posture or too much computer work
  • Aid in pregnancy pain and ease of delivery
  • Aid in overall health and well-being

How to Get More Information

The best way to get answers to your questions is to ask Alexandria VA Massage Therapist

How to Make an Appointment

. To make an appointment, call the main office phone number at 703-721-0500.


Learn About Other Integrated Services at Bodnar Chiropractic Center

Bodnar Chiropractic Center
6969 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA 22306
Phone: 703-721-0500