Cancer & Life Threating Illness

Massage therapy doesn’t treat the illness. We treat the individual.

You deserve to feel your very best.

A Complement to Medical Treatment

When combined with your regular medical treatment, massage therapy plays an important role in helping you cope with the stress of serious illness. in physical symptoms such as fatigue and pain, as well as decreased anxiety and depression. Major cancer treatment centers throughout the country routinely offer massage therapy as a means of symptom control and the practice is now becoming more widespread

Research Reveals Effectiveness

Over a three year period, researchers surveyed cancer patients at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before and after massage therapy. They rated the severity of their symptoms (pain, fatigue, stress/anxiety, nausea, depression and “other”) on a scale of 0-10. Evaluation of the scores showed that after massage therapy, symptom scores were reduced by approximately 50%. The study suggests that massage therapy is markedly effective with most of the positive benefits lasting well beyond the massage session.

A History of Helping People Improve Their Lives Through Massage

Bill works with patients who are hospitalized or in office visits. He has attended seminars at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to learn how to effectively apply well-proven massage therapy techniques to improve the well-being of people living with cancer and other serious illnesses.