Oncology Massage

When: 12/19/2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: Pink House




Massage therapy provides numerous health benefits, however for someone with cancer, special training is required to meet the highly individualized needs of the a person who is battling or has battled cancer that stem from cancer and its treatments. Oncology massage is the modification of existing massage therapy techniques in order to safely work with complications of cancer and cancer treatment. Anyone who has ever received cancer treatment, from those in active treatment to those in recovery or survivorship, as well as those at the end of life, are best served by a massage therapist who has received training in oncology massage.

Benefits of Oncology Massage:

  • Helps improve quality of life
  • Improved relaxation
  • Relieve anxiety
  • Increase mental clarity
  • Increased immune function
  • Improved sleep patterns
  • Relieve pain
  • Decrease fatigue
  • Ease constipation
  • Relieve nausea
  • Nurturing and support
  • Relaxation
  • Respite from the stress and worry of cancer treatment
Following her passion toward better serving her clients, Melanie works extensively to provide comfort to those affected by cancer and those with chronic or acute pain. As a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, Certified Lymphatic Therapist, Registered Yoga Instructor, and Reiki Master, Melanie applies a wide variety of skills including: Oncology Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, and Lomi Lomi. Having recently relocated to Charlotte, NC, Melanie is enjoying serving as the S4OM Regional Champion for NC, SC, and VA, making new connections in the oncology community, and working individually with her fellow Charlotteans. 
Find out more about Melonie's services here
NC Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (License #17235) 
Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200, YA ID#209734)
Certified Lymphatic Therapist (Cert #201504119)
S4OM (Society for Oncology Massage) Regional Champ NC, SC, VA
DISCLAIMER: I understand that the massage given to me by Melanie Lanese at mBody Center is for the purpose of stress reduction, pain reduction, relief from muscle tension, and  increasing circulation. I understand that the massage therapist does not diagnose illness or disease and does not prescribe medical treatment or pharmaceuticals, nor are spinal manipulations part of massage therapy. I understand that massage therapy is not a substitute for medical care and that it is recommended that I work with my primary caregiver for any condition I may have. I have stated all my known physical conditions and medications, and I will keep the massage therapist updated on any changes.

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Phone: 704-370-7773

Location Details
Pink House
1607 E. Morehead Street
Charlotte NC 28207 US

Pink House Disclaimer...
Programs at Carolina Breast Friends should not be treated as a substitute for any treatment.  The programs are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your doctor if you're in any way concerned about Reiki, Myofasial Release, 
The Lymph System and Your Health, Oncology Massage, Working with Your New Body, Train for Life workshops and Healing Touch. These are complementary programs for breast cancer survivors.

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  • Open Monday to Friday 10:00-5:00
  • 1607 E Morehead Street, Charlotte NC 28207

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