At Complete Care Chiropractic, we strongly believe in the benefits of massage therapy in conjunction with chiropractic care. By incorporating massage therapy with chiropractic care you can reduce the tension in the body and loosen it up so that the doctor can realign different areas with more effective chiropractic adjustments. Massage therapy has been shown to speed healing and increase range of motion.
When a patient experiences a serious injury, they often start developing scar tissue. This scar tissue will cause the fascia to connect to the muscles which in turn leads to pain and a loss in range of motion. Deep tissue massage is designed to provide pain relief by targeting the connective tissues that are deep inside the body.
We currently have 4 licensed massage therapists on staff. We offer a variety of massages including: Deep Tissue, Swedish, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Relaxation, Hot Stone and Prenatal Massages to meet your specific needs. Our massage therapists can also incorporate our rapid release tool which uses the power of high speed vibration to relax muscles and relieve minor aches and pains.
Meet Our Licensed Massage Therapists:
Kala SmithLMT #17594
At the age of 14, Kala realized her ambition was to become a licensed massage therapist. After suffering, a painful, gymnastics accident, she received therapeutic massage as part of her recovery plan. The relief she experienced had a lasting effect on her views of what could be accomplished through body work!
In 2004, Kala graduated from a gift of health school of massage in Idaho. In her your practice in Idaho Falls, she enjoyed great success in helping patients find relief from whiplash, carpal tunnel syndrome, and headaches. Moving to Wilsonville, Oregon in 2011 require new licensing, which Kala completed at Pioneer Pacific College in 2012. Since joining our healthcare team in 2012, she has increased her training to include therapies for:
- TMJ disorders
- Deep tissue massage
- Trigger point therapy
- Prenatal massage
- Cupping & Gua sha
- KT taping
- Neuromuscular flossing
- Structural Integration
In addition to her LMT work, she also is a Chiropractic Assistant and Certified Personal Trainer, performing exercise rehabilitation training with patients. This has given her an advanced understanding of the postural and mechanical components of acute and chronic pain.
Kala considers her work successful when she can find the cause of the clients pain, and not just for the short term, but rather to realize long lasting effects. It is this frame of mind, and true compassion for her clients, that makes her one of Wilsonville’s best of busiest massage therapist. We are very fortunate to have Kala as part of our healthcare team! She is a true professional.
Amber SloanLMT#12013 CA#8657
Amber graduated from East West College of the Healing Arts in 2004 and has worked in the industry since 2005. She has grown her skills in both chiropractic clinics and spa environments. In these settings, she has helped her clients with chronic and acute pain; sports, motor vehicle accident and work related injuries, as well as day to day stress and tension release.
Amber has training in:
• Swedish Massage
• Deep Tissue Massage
• Hot Stones
• Trigger Point Therapy
• Relaxation Massage
Amber has a passion for her career and enjoys finding courses to develop her skills and knowledge, as well as teaching new modalities to other therapists who are looking for more ways to help their clients.
Outside of clinic settings, Amber enjoys providing massages at sporting events and outdoor concerts. She has worked at the Blues Festival, The Bite, Farmers’ Markets, Dragon Boat races, and softball tournaments. Growing her practice with Abby Chiropractic is a wonder next adventure!
Holly graduated from Everest Institute school of massage in 2014. Since graduating and coming to Clock Tower, Holly Zimmerman, LMT has treated hundreds of patients successfully and developed a loyal clientele. Her desire to help make a real difference and learn as much as possible has made her an old pro at an early age. Additionally, she has completed a course in precision, neuromuscular therapy for the head and neck. Precision neuromuscular courses teach postural analysis, range of motion, testing, orthopedic testing, and gives her a better understanding of how to access each muscle. This ultimately helps her better serve her doing regular patients. She focuses on the overall wellness of her patients by relieving pain, adhesion and by calming and the nervous system. Some of her favorite modalities include:
- Myofascial Release
- Neuromuscular Therapy
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Deep Tissue
- Gua Sha
- K-Laser Therapy
Outside of the office, Holly enjoys being active, staying healthy and adventuring with her husband and 3 little boys.
Come check out her skills if you haven’t seen her for a massage yet!