April Gibson

  • NC License #: 13118
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Specializing in Natural Pain Management

April Gibson, LMBT, was trained locally through Tri-County Community College's Massage Therapy program and is licensed in North Carolina. She is a compassionate healer, who embraced her training, knowing her sensitivity to your needs would assist in the therapy process. April specializes in Ashiatsu, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular, and treating neck and shoulder pain.

Many of the common ailments April treats are: migraine/tension headaches, general back pain, tendonitis, carpal tunn...

April Gibson, LMBT, was trained locally through Tri-County Community College's Massage Therapy program and is licensed in North Carolina. She is a compassionate healer, who embraced her training, knowing her sensitivity to your needs would assist in the therapy process. April specializes in Ashiatsu, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Neuromuscular, and treating neck and shoulder pain.

Many of the common ailments April treats are: migraine/tension headaches, general back pain, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and whip lash, among others.

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Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

NC # 13118

Education
2013

Tri-County Community College

Therapeutic Massage

Experience
Bodywork

The Hesch Method

Integrated treatment of patterns of dysfunction throughout the whole body. For over 35 years, Dr. Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, PT of the Hesch Institute has treated individuals suffering from acute & chronic pain from hypomobility and hypermobility/instability from sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and dysfunction in joints throughout the body. Over the course of his career, Dr. Jerry Hesch, DPT, MHS, PT has developed a whole body approach to evaluation and treatment of connective tissues and joint dysfunction known as the Hesch Method.

NeuroKinetic Therapy

NeuroKinetic Therapy is a sophisticated form of manual therapy that combines motor control theory and manual muscle testing. The science of motor control theory states that the motor control center in the cerebellum stores all the coordination patterns of the body.

Myoskeletal Techniques

Myoskeletal Alignment is a term developed and coined by Erik Dalton, PhD, in the early 80s after seeing a need for a more integrative perspective on pain science as it applies to the human body. After spending years working as a certified Rolfer® and studying under legendary figures such as Drs. Vladimir Janda and Phillip Greenman, Erik realized a broader approach was needed to better help his clients in pain. Erik’s fascination with Janda’s upper and lower crossed postural model challenged him to design a way to incorporate and teach this basic, but powerful, discovery to the massage and bodywork community. In 1998, the Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques book and video set was released. This very popular MAT home-study course included Dalton’s “Dirty-Dozen” routines for assessing and correcting pain problems associated with Janda’s commonly seen “crossed posture” model. It was then that Myoskeletal Alignment — an integrative marriage of the work of Vladimir Janda, Rolfing, and manipulative osteopathy — was born. The MAT program was developed as a tool to help relieve our nation’s neck/ back pain epidemic. By incorporating muscle-balancing techniques with joint-mobilization maneuvers, manual therapists learn to quickly identify and correct dysfunctional neurologically driven strain patterns before they become pain patterns.

Ashiatsu

Ashiatsu is a bodywork form that applies therapeutic pressure (through clothing) to promote health and well being. Although "Ashiatsu" literally means foot (ashi) pressure (atsu) in Japanese, ashiatsu techniques also make use of knees, elbows, palms, and fingers where necessary and appropriate. By working with the body, Ashiatsu can heighten total (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) awareness. Treatments typically include stretching, stimulation or sedation of acupressure points/meridians, and structural alignment techniques. The work is effective therapeutically and clients will often feel the work deeply in their muscles, internal organs, and bones.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Eugene on Jan 16
Relieved my pain. I felt 100% better!
by Anonymous on Jan 14
April is amazing. The deep tissue massage leaves you feeling refreshed, renewed and regenerated. I look forward to every visit.
by Anonymous on Nov 25
Boy did this make me feel so much better! Thank you soooooooo much!
by Sallie on Nov 16
I have nover had a massage like I got with April. Really helped my shoulder pain to be relieved. I cannot wait to go back for my second massage.
by Patricia on Oct 24
April demonstrates incredible skills targeting muscle issues and alignment and educates her patients with easy to understand terminology????
by Amberlee on Oct 22
April is amazing! I always feel so much better after my massage!
by Pat on Oct 05
Loved it all. April is amazing!
by Melin on Aug 31
April is a very gifted deep therapeutic talent. I have scoliosis and would probably be crippled if I didn't get her massages. So glad I happened into this place and found her. She intuitively goes to the pain and works it out. She also is a fabulous person as well. Easy to trust as she is so respectful and knowledgeable.
by Anthony on Aug 29
Awesome!
by Terry on Jul 06
Not sure I would have made it thru the last year without you!!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Deep Tissue

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