Offering safe massage during Cancer

treatment, Recovery

and Survivorship and for their caregivers

 

Oncology Masssage

The adaptation of massage techniques that safely nurture body, mind and spirit of anyone experiencing cancer.

Massage

and Cancer

Clinical research

shows massage

can improve

some cancer

treatment side

effects

Massage benefits

can include:

  • Reduced pain and fatigue

  • Decreased anxiety

  • Less nausea

  • Improved sleep

  • Eased isolation

  • Enhanced body image

  • Greater sense of well-being

Jenni Hansen is an oncology trained therapist since March 2014.  Prior to her oncology training she has had over 1,500 hours of massage training.  Since the inception of her massage practice in 2003, Jenni has established a client base consisting of clients from various health and wellness backgrounds. 

 

Jenni completed her oncology training, "Massage for People Living with Cancer" in Rapid City, SD instructed through Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) by a recognized education provider, Meg Robsahm. 

 

Jenni Hansen became a preferred provider with Society for Oncology Massage in November of 2014.  S4OM is an affiliation with the international standard bearer of oncology massage practice and education. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Being so far out of treatment I didn't anticipate being able to feel that much better, but after the massage I did."

_ Recipient of Oncology Massage

 

"...Jenni's massage got me thru a very difficult time."

_ Recipient of Oncology Massage

Considerations for adjustments

Each time massage is provided the practitioner must consider the clients current health. Some of the most important considerations include but are not limited to:

  • Fatigue levels and peripheral neuropathy

  • Medical devices

  • Changing blood work and blood clots

  • Bone metastasis

  • Risk for lymphedema

  • Radiation or surgery

  • Removal of lymph nodes

  • Medications and medical devices

  • Late effects of treatment

"I want my clients to leave from their massage feeling like they were touched with peace."

 

_Jenni Hansen, LMT, Owner

Massage modifications will include a varity of the following:

 

  • Restrictions on pressure, site and positioning

  • Appropriate modalitites and types of strokes

  • changes in session length and location

A soothing touch when

its needed most.

Gift

Certificates

Always

Available.

Going through cancer treatment can be a frightening and lonely experience.  As a trained professional, Jenni is dedicated to easing physiological and psychological pain associated with cancer through massage therapy for cancer patients and their caregivers. 

More information?            Questions?            Concerns?

 

For more information or to reserve your oncology massage appontment, please call: 970.556.3295