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Addiction Recovery Support

Nina has had the privilege of working with this population since June 2015.

Through massage a pathway can be created to bring the emotions back to the body. Using different non-talk bodywork therapies pain and agitation is decreased, beta-endorphins are released and sleep improved to help you manage during the recovery process.

Nina has worked directly with patients at a recovery center to support the withdrawal and detox stages; she now offers massage at her private office to support not using and healing. She uses different therapies depending on where you are in your recovery.

Massage affects all layers of our selves and in abandoning an addiction, many parts of our selves become separated into pieces.  Integrated massage therapies can mend this mind/body connection.  “The spirit is who we really are. Our mind is our thinking brain, and our body houses this. If you’re an addict, you often have to ignore your body, because you are, in essence, hurting your ‘house’.” M. Schwer, NMD

Click on About Addiction Support under For Your Interest to learn more about how massage is used to assist addiction recovery.

If you’re interested in addiction recovery support massage ABK is located just outside of Worcester in the Chauncy Place Healing and Wellness Center. If you are seeking specialized therapies from a licensed and certified massage therapist, I am pleased to see you.

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