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Kristen, Chiropractic Assistant
Kristen moved from northern Indiana to Summerville in 2014 with her husband and two sons. She’s worked in healthcare for the past fifteen years focusing mostly on home health hospice. In her free time, Kristen enjoys exploring the Lowcountry with her family. While pregnant with her first son, she began researching a more natural lifestyle that has since led to a slight obsession with nutrition, essential oils and anything pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth. She is currently studying to become a doula in hopes of assisting other women in having a positive birth experience.
Jose, Licensed Massage Therapist
Jose graduated from American Massage and Bodywork Institute (AMBI) in May 2017. Licensed under the Nursing Board of Virginia and the Massage Board of South Carolina he practices therapeutic massage therapy. His techniques currently focus around Swedish Massage Therapy, Active Release Technique, and Trigger Point Therapy. Pressure for massage can range from light to deep pressure.
When not practicing massage therapy, Jose enjoys diving into research books as well as novels full of mystery, magic, and suspense. Other hobbies include going out on runs, taking adventurous hikes, and experimenting with new food recipes.
Jose’s biggest goal: Help his patients start healing better.
Karen, Licensed Massage Therapist, RancHer
I graduated from The Southeastern School of Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy, Charleston SC in 1998, with the ideal to help people and animals help themselves to heal their dis-ease thru focused modalities and therapies of body work and massage.
My goals are to assist with the function of remobilizing the muscle with techniques that achieve maximum effort with the path of least resistance. This belief has led me to certify in select therapies that integrate within each technique to facilitate your potential of healing yourself.
In with all aspects of life, blending the professional with the personal has been an achievement that has enabled me to expand my career while growing my personal journey. I believe a good therapist must live the life they presume, not only as a professional but as an individual.
My husband AJ and I own and operate Wildhaven Ranch SC in St. Stephen SC, raising livestock from conception to consumption, I have utilized massage with ranching to strengthen my animals to be as natural, healthy and strong as possible, with the goal to be balanced in mind, body, spirit, food.
Thru out my journey, I have strengthen my craft of massage with certifications to instruct me to the structural issues we experience daily, myself experiencing similar issues. Chiropractic alignments, regular therapeutic massage, quality of food, and joy are essentials to our happiness. If you won’t take care of you, who will.