Chelsea Hammond, PTA, LMT has been a dedicated Massage Therapist at Vita Massage since 2016 and has been a Massage Therapist since 2006. Her education and experience as a PTA lend value to her approach and application of Massage Therapy for Vita clients.
Chelsea is always adding new tools to her tool box and currently is in the process of becoming a Certified Medical Massage Therapist. Other specialties Chelsea focuses on is Geriatric Massage provided through Vita’s on-site massage programs. Additionally Chelsea is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner (CKTP) which assists in both her PTA and LMT disciplines.
Sports massage is offered by Chelsea both in office and at sporting events and contracts that Chelsea services. She has had the pleasure of Kinesio Taping Pittsburgh Marathoners and the privilege of servicing the University of Pittsburgh football and men/women’s basketball athletes.
Chelsea has an understanding of how past surgeries impacts the body and how it effects the client’s body, how the healing process should be progressing, and helping clients distinguish between good and bad pain at all points along the healing process. Chelsea is able to formulate and communicate key questions with her clients that she incorporates into her massage approach.
This education and skill set Chelsea possesses as a PTA/LMT sets her apart in the massage industry. She states, “I use the neuromuscular function to promote and move muscles and soft tissue with correct techniques to reduce pain and restore function.”