Massage therapy is available at UHCS for faculty, staff and students.
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.
Massage Therapist: Tom Lightfield
We offer massages at four different session lengths (new prices as of 09/01/13):
Gift certifcates 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 professional, licensed Massage Therapists are available on:
The massage therapists are not University employees, but rather are independent practitioners who have agreed to provide sessions at the UW-W at reduced rates.
Thanks for your cooperation and for allowing us to serve you.
Education and Training: Graduate of Wisconsin Institute of Natural Wellness, Racine, Wisconsin. B.S. - UW Madison
Licensure/Certification: Wisconsin Registered Massage Therapist/Bodyworker. Nationaly Certified Massage Therapist/Bodyworker. Certified Swedish Hot Stone Massage Therapist.
Why I like working in the college health setting: I enjoy working with people who have a desire to learn and I find that here. I feel I have a gift to share and this is a very receptive place to share it.
If you have insurance coverage through UW-W under Dean Care, you can be reimbursed 50% of your massage fee up to $100 per year by submitting a form available from their web site and your statement from UHCS.
If you have insurance coverage through UW-W under Humana, you can be reimbursed $50 per year for your massage fees.
Let the receptionist know if you need a statement.
Other insurance companies may provide reimbursement as well. Contact your insurance company for more information.
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.
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 go to www.massagetherapy.com
Last Updated: 04/16/15