Tess Franklin

‘A better healthier way to be well’. ‘Passionate about healthy living'. ‘Massage Therapist. Life Changer.' ..

I am a Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and it is the highest voluntary credential a massage therapist can obtain within the profession—it is above and beyond entry level state licensure. By becoming Board Certified, I represent a community of therapists who have gone above standard educational and work experience requirements with a dedicated and lifelong commit to continuing education. Furthermore, I live up to higher standards and ethics in alignment with The National C...

I am a Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and it is the highest voluntary credential a massage therapist can obtain within the profession—it is above and beyond entry level state licensure. By becoming Board Certified, I represent a community of therapists who have gone above standard educational and work experience requirements with a dedicated and lifelong commit to continuing education. Furthermore, I live up to higher standards and ethics in alignment with The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB).

To achieve my Board Certification, I provided proof of a minimum of 750 hours of education, 250 hours of professional, hands-on work experience, passed a criminal background check, agreed to uphold NCBTMB'sStandards of Practice and Code of Ethics, and passed the Board Certification Exam. By passing the BCETMBand meeting all requirements, I demonstrate advanced assessment and critical thinking skills, as well as a commitment to excellence. I wear the credentials BCTMBwith pride for myself, my profession, and, most importantly, my clients.

I am also a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist and have my certification thru the American Council in Exercise (ACE) with over 2 decades of experience in rehabilitating , strength training and conditioning a variety of musculoskeletal injuries, cardio vascular and pulmonary pathology.


Being very familiar with the cycle and nature of pain as a Certified Medical Exercise Specialist, I specialize in pain management and is licensed in Michigan and national board certified in Massage Therapy thru NBCTMB
Thru continuing education, I have learned modalities in MyofacialRelease (MFR1- Dr. John Barnes) , Cupping (ICTA),  Lymphatic Drainage Technique, Cranial Sacral, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, and Pre Natal massage.
As a therapist, I have developed a unique style of Clinical Medical Massage that considerable adds more depth to my approach in being well.   My unique combination of education, experience and passion translate into a highly innovative and effective rehabilitation solutions and my business, MyoReliefMassage Therapy Wellness  is created.


I am very passionate about promoting the health of individuals through awerenessof their health status and educating them in strategies for improving their health thru wellness.

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Where I Work
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Miletic Center

Licenses
Massage

MI # 7501008513

Education
2010

Rockford Career College

Clinical massage therapy

1991

Oakland university

Bachelor of Art (Health Science)

1992

United States Sports Academy

Master Degree in Fitness Sports Management (Kinesiology)

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Anonymous on Sep 19
This was probably the best massage I have ever had. Tess does a great deep tissue and is very knowledgeable. I am looking forward to going back next week!
by Anonymous on Sep 14
Tess is focused on your needs and is passionate about helping your condition. More than a "normal" massage.
by Joanie on Sep 09
Tess works wonders!
by Cristina on Aug 31
Tess has really helped me with my neck pain. i highly recommend her.
by Rachel on Aug 05
Tess did an amazing job! She even taught me some things I can do at home to help my tight muscles! I can wait for my next one.
by Anonymous on Jul 27
Tess is wonderful. I have been working with her for a while now, and she very good at her job. I highly recommend her.
by Anonymous on Jul 22
I feel fantastic after my massage session and I am already looking forward to the next one! Tess Franklin is amazing.
by Anonymous on Jul 21
River stones rocked!
by Anonymous on Jul 06
She is great at getting to the target areas that need help! My shoulder has never felt better! Tess is great!
by Joanne on Jun 28
I always feel great after having a massage with Tess she always targets my problem areas can’t wait for next time

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Myofascial Release
  • Deep Tissue
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Sports Massage

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