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Massage Therapy

The Massage Therapy Program is available for employees, the public, patients and their families, as well as businesses in the community. The Program is designed to provide optimal access to professional massage that can enhance wellness through physical and mental relaxation and pain relief, improving the quality
of life for all who receive services.

All services are provided by Licensed Massage Therapists throughout multiple locations within the Medical Center and off-site locations D1 and Arbor Acres.

View a massage therapist's interview with Fox 8 on Massage Therapy. 

Learn more about the benefits of Massage Therapy and Pain by visiting the website.

Related Links for Massage Therapy for Pain Management, Back Pain, etc.
Types of massage available include:

Chair Massage—
A quick release of stress for the person always on the go.

Swedish Massage— 
Table work, from head to toe, depending on time restraints chosen by the client.  A great stress reliever.

Deep Tissue Massage—
Table work, involving deeper pressure (to client’s tolerance level).  Promotes the healing process of muscle tissue.

Sports Massage—

Table work at a quicker, more vigorous pace, to wake up tired muscles and get them ready to perform.  Involves techniques stretching and joint mobilization. 

Therapeutic Massage—
Table work that is more point specific.  Helps relieve pain and tension, improve range of motion, functionality and promotes the healing process.

Trigger Point Therapy—
Table work that uses methods to assess and manipulate muscle tissue, in order to promote the healing and reprogramming of the neurological loop to reduce pain and improve functionality.

Myofascial Release—
Table work, involving the stretching and elongating of connective tissue in and around the muscles.  Helps to restore balance, health, and elasticity while relieving pain.

Table work, based on the premises of Swedish Massage, but catered to the changes, complications and precautions that come with pregnancy.

Infant Massage—
Table work, based on the premises of Swedish Massage to help soothe and nurture children.

Table work, that uses a system of treatment that channels universal healing energy through the therapist into and around the client’s body, sometimes without direct hands-on contact.

Negative Pressure/Massage Cupping
Table work, based on Ancient Chinese techniques creating suction and negative pressure. This therapy is used to relax tight muscles, loosen adhesions and connective tissue, bring hydration and blood flow to body tissue and drain excess fluids and toxins by way of the lymphatic system.  Including massage that is sensitive for various diagnosis. 

Suzanne - Chair Massage




Suzanne Thompson
Massage Therapy Coordinator


  • $40 for 30 minutes
  • $50 for 45 minutes
  • $60 for 60 minutes
  • $75 for 75 minutes
  • $90 for 90 minutes
  • $10 add-on for Massage Cupping

    We accept cash or check.
    A no tipping policy is in effect for services.
    Gift certificates are available for purchase.  
    Massage offers discount coupons for Holidays and other special occasions.  Only one per visit.

To schedule an appointment or to request a gift certificate, please email or call:
  336-716-8304-Massage Line 
  336-713-3076-Lynn Butner

We have 2 stationary locations:            

Medical Plaza - Miller (formerly CompRehab Plaza) – Fitness Center
131 Miller Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

Sticht Center – 2nd Floor
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157

And 2 off-site locations:

Sports Medicine - Stratford
1901 Mooney Street
Winston-Salem, NC  27103

Arbor Acres
Asbury Place
1240 Arbor Acres
Winston-Salem, NC  27127

To schedule an appointment at any of the above locations, please call the Massage Line, 336-716-8304 or contact Lynn Butner, 336-713-3076 or

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