Catherine Newton

Pain Reduction, Wellness, Manual Lymph Drainage & Lymphedema Treatments - MLD/CDT - CLT

As a full time licensed NC Therapeutic Massage Therapist, I am passionate about wellness, pain reduction and assisting the Lymphedema community with education and treatment.  I work full time in my profession . I am the Clinical Director and one of the licensed therapists that works out of my own practice - Medical Touch Massage in Clayton, NC - MedTouchMassage.com.   I also see clients a few days a month at Five Touch Spa & Salon in Wilson, NC.

I have extensive advanced education in Trigger P...

As a full time licensed NC Therapeutic Massage Therapist, I am passionate about wellness, pain reduction and assisting the Lymphedema community with education and treatment.  I work full time in my profession . I am the Clinical Director and one of the licensed therapists that works out of my own practice - Medical Touch Massage in Clayton, NC - MedTouchMassage.com.   I also see clients a few days a month at Five Touch Spa & Salon in Wilson, NC.

I have extensive advanced education in Trigger Point/Taut Band therapies, Manual Lymph Drainage and other Lymphedema Treatments, MLD/CDT, and extensive Aromatherapy Education.  

During November 2016, I earned my national designation as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and have applied for Professional Membership with the National Lymphedema Network, lymphnet.org - an excellent resource for patients, caregivers, professionals and the public.  I am presently studying for my national CLT-LANA (Lymphedema Association of North America) certification while I complete my Associates Degree in Therapeutic Massage - expected graduation from Johnston Community College in May 2017. 

I have had my Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for some time, and I graduated from Johnston Community College with a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage prior to earning my NC LMBT License#14165.

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Where I Work
Licenses
Massage

NC # 14165

Certified Lymphedema Therapist

# CLT

Education
2014

Johnston Community College

Therapeutic Massage - Diploma

1979

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

2016

Monarch CE

MLD/CDT - CLT Certification

Experience
Bodywork

Graduated with Highest Honors in Therapeutic Massage from JCC

Graduated the Therapeutic Massage Program at Johnston Community College with Highest Honors - a 4.0 average. Recipient of an Academic Scholarship for additional Anatomy & Physiology Coursework - maintained a 4.0 average.

Taut Band Therapy

Student of Stewart Walker, Wholistic Health Studio in Durham, NC. WholisticHealthStudioNC.com for Taut Band Therapy treatment methodologies.

Lymphatic Facilitation, Manual Lymph Drainage, Lymphedema Treatment

Student of Carmen Thompson. Carmen Thompson, BS, LPTA, CMT, CLT, is a Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and Certified Massage Therapist, with a specialty certification in lymphatic therapy. She is the Director of Monarch Continuing Education, MonarchCE.com, and Clinical Director of Lymphatic Care Specialists, LLC in Virginia where she sees clients and patients. During 2014, 2015 and 2016, Catherine Newton attended extensive classroom and practical training for Manual Lymph Drainage and Congestive Decompression Therapy. The training program is recognized by the National Lymphedema Network and the LANA organization and utilizes French Chikly techniques, as well as the Vodder and Földi methods. In addition to treating Lymphedema, Manual Lymph Drainage is also used for lymphatic organ drainage and full body MLD to stimulate the immune system and to bring relief to many suffering with auto-immune conditions such as lupus, chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. In the state of North Carolina and Virginia, it is REQUIRED by state law for Insurance Companies to pay for the treatment of Lymphedema. During November 2016, Catherine Newton receiving her CLT designation as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. She has applied for Professional Membership with the National Lymphedema Network - Lymphnet.org. NLN/Lymphnet.org is an excellent resource for patients, professionals and the public. She has been performing Lymphatic Drainage MLD and CDT therapy as a caregiver for Lymphedema for over 10 years.

Associates Degree in Therapeutic Massage

During Fall 2016 and Spring 2017, Catherine is enrolled at Johnston Community College in order to complete her Associates Degree in Therapeutic Massage. She is continuing to work full time at her business, Medical Touch Massage in Clayton, NC as well.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Kim on Jul 22
Massage was good and needed relief for constant pain
by Kim on Jul 22
She was knowledgeable and willing to share her knowledge with you. She was concerned about your comfort level and awareness about sessions expectation.
by Anonymous on Jun 03
I would recommend Catherine to anyone seeking a relaxing massage or pain reduction therapy.
by David MARLOWE on Apr 29
I liked it all...
by Edie on Apr 03
Catherine is amazing. Involved me in my assessment and treatment. Technical excellence and intuitive response to my pain.
by Christina on Apr 03
Catherine was very knowledgeable about my issues and focused on my trouble areas. I can't wait to go back for an all over relaxing massage.
by Christine on Mar 18
I liked the pain and stress relief the massage brought me. Best massage I've ever had!!!
by Angela on Mar 12
I could feel the tension leaving my body. Thank you Catherine. I feel new!
by Veronica on Jan 02
Everything was wonderful
by Lisa on Nov 14
Loved every second of this!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Mobile Lymphatic Facilitation, Manual Lymph Drainage, Lymphedema Treatment
  • Comprehensive Intake
  • Lymphatic Facilitation, Manual Lymph Drainage, Lymphedema Treatment
  • Mobile Compressive Decongestive Therapy
  • Mobile Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Taut Band, Pain Reduction
  • Mobile Swedish, Relaxation, Wellness
  • Swedish, Relaxation, Wellness
  • Medical Massage
  • Mobile Foot Reflexology
  • Mobile Couples Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Taut Band, Pain Reduction
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Mobile Reflexology
  • Manual Lymph Drainage
  • Compressive Decongestive Therapy
  • Swedish Massage
  • Mobile Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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