Events

Oncology Massage: One-on-One Appointment Required

When: 10/21/2020 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: 
Carolina Breast Friends, aka The Pink House
1607 E Morehead St. Charlotte, NC 28207

By appointment only - 2 openings available per session

Oncology Massage - Pre-scheduled Appointments Only

 

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Please RSVP Here

 

 

Session Description:

Oncology massage is a massage therapy modality based in both specialized massage techniques and compassion. It's intended to help you manage your experiences during and following cancer treatment. 

Massage therapy is known to provide numerous health benefits; however, for someone dealing with cancer, special training is required to meet the highly-individualized needs associated with the impact of cancer treatments, as well as dealing with the cancer itself. In oncology massage, modifications to traditional massage therapy techniques are used in order to safely work with potential complications of cancer and cancer treatment. Oncology massage can benefit anyone who has ever received cancer treatment, including those in active treatment, those in recovery, and Survivors.

 

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

 

Pink House Policy:     Please call (704) 951-7510  if you are unable to make your appointment.

*No Shows will be removed from future sign-ups.


Instructor Bio: 

Melanie Lanese

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 Melanie'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


*Always check CBF website for updates and complete list of dates*

 

Contact CBF for more details:
Email: lverner@carolinabreastfriends.org
Location Phone: 704-370-7773
Location Details:
Pink House
1607 E. Morehead Street
Charlotte NC 28207


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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, Myofascial 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.


 

Contact Us

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

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