Massage therapy is available at Ambrose Health Center for all faculty, staff and students.
We offer the following options:
Gift certificates can be purchased by anyone for UW-W students, staff and faculty only. Call 262-472-1305 or stop in the second floor reception window. Please have exact cash (no change available) or check payable to UW-Whitewater. Our Massage Therapists are not University employees, but rather independent practitioners.
If you have insurance coverage through UW-W you may be eligible to have part of your massage therapy visits reimbursed through your insurance plan. Please contact your insurance carrier to find out if this option is available. Let the receptionist know if you need a statement of services to submit for reimbursement.
Looking for an alternative to drugs for pain or stress relief? More Americans are turning to massage therapy to reduce pain. Massage therapy is also growing in popularity for stress-related tension relief and relaxation. Many people seek therapeutic massage as a natural means to promote healthy body functioning, relieve stress and tension and provide general relaxation. Massage therapy is a respectful, non-sexual way to receive nurturance, to relax and to relieve aches and pains.
According to the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP) organization, massage therapy has many healthful benefits, such as:
In addition to the physical benefits, massage provides much needed caring touch that is often absent in today’s world. Safe and caring touch provides a human connection that promotes relaxation and emotional well-being.
For more information on the benefits of massage, visit www.massagetherapy.com.