Our goal is to help each client feel better through massage and yoga therapy
101E Waxhaw Professional Park
Waxhaw NC 28173
“’I’ve been getting massages for over 25 years, so it takes a lot to impress me. A massage from Donna Helms is the most relaxing activity that you can treat yourself to.
The care and compassion that she has for her clients is apparent from the moment you enter into her room.
Un-wind with Donna but be prepared, you’ll be so relaxed after you leave that you won’t want to do anything else the rest of the day.”Chris Bernash
“I have been seeing Donna for 2 years now on a regular basis. I suffer from Rheumatoid arthritis and Fibromyalgia. I have had 2 joint replacements and 5 weeks ago a second knee replaced. Donna is by far one of the top massage therapist I have been in the special healing care with. Her knowledge of different maneuvers and techniques is invaluable to my chronic pain and diseases, which allows me to live life on a better level and for Donna to be part of my positive on going healthy support system. Her hands are healing as is her spirit!”Joan
“I was experiencing tense shoulders and lower back pain on a regular basis. Day to day manual labor lifting heavy object taking a tole on my body. After one trip to see Donna, I realized I don’t have to live day to day feeling fatigued and in pain. I now book a massage regularly and have yet to experience the pain I was accustomed to.”Anthony
Our Massage Therapy Goals
Here at Restorative Bodywork Therapy, I strive to create a environment in which each client will feel that they are getting the best care for their issue. We accomplish this by building an individual treatment plan custom tailored to each clients individual needs . My number one goal is to help each client feel better and know that feeling better is a option.
Benefits of Massage Therapy
Massage is generally considered part of complementary and integrative medicine. It’s increasingly being offered along with standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions and situations.
Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it is an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension.
While more research is needed to confirm the benefits of massage, some studies have found massage may also be helpful for:
- Digestive disorders
- Insomnia related to stress
- Myofascial pain syndrome
- Soft tissue strains or injuries
- Sports injuries
- Temporomandibular joint pain
Beyond the benefits for specific conditions or diseases, some people enjoy massage because it often produces feelings of caring, comfort and connection
"We build an individual treatment plan custom tailored to each client's individual needs"
"I’ve been getting massages for over 25 years, so it takes a lot to impress me. A massage from Donna Helms is the most relaxing activity that you can treat yourself to"
"I have been seeing Donna for 2 years now on a regular basis. I suffer from Rheumatoid arthritis and Fibromyalgia. Donna's knowledge and personality, both has helped me a positive on going healthy support system. Her hands are healing as well as her spirit!"
"I was experiencing tense shoulders and lower back pain on a regular basis. Day to day manual labor lifting heavy object taking a tole on my body. After one trip to see Donna, I realized I don't have to live day to day feeling fatigued and in pain."
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I have to unclothe?
You may unclothe to your comfort level.
Can massage help headaches and migraines?
Massage is just one natural way to help cure headaches and migraines.
Do you accept medical / physician referrals?
Yes, and I will work with your physician to better serve your medical needs.
What happens when I arrive?
if you haven’t filled out a medical form and info you will have to do that . It takes about 5 mins extra so you might want to come a few minutes earlier so it won’t cut into your massage time only to be respectful of my next client. Upon being greeted I will talk with you about what issues are going on in your body and what goals you want to accomplish. I will do my best to help. If I can’t, I will refer you to someone else that may have more knowledge or a different approach.
Is there an age limit on massage?
Both young and older can benefit from massage. If a client is under 18, they will have to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. You will be required to sign a consent form.
Do you accept insurance?
No, but I would be happy to answer any question that I can.
Do I need to bring anything?
If you are taking a Yoga class, you may need to bring one or two yoga blocks and a yoga strap
Are there different types of massage?
Yes, There are many types of massages and the massage therapist may specialize in certain massages . Of the many types of massage I offer deep tissue ,Thai and Reiki ,are the most popular I also offer prenatal massage. I add relaxing techniques that may be a better benefit to you.