Samantha Beckton LMBT, CLT
NC License # 4765 / FL License # MA 81089
Samantha Beckton, of Knot Now Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, graduated from the Cincinnati School of Medical Massage in Oct. 2000 where she obtained her licensure from the Ohio State Medical Board. She has immersed herself in the study of anatomy and physiology, dance, yoga, and therapeutic movement. In addition to massage therapy, she works as a physical therapist assistant in orthopedic outpatient setting helping patients regain mobility as well as performing treatment for lymphedema. She is a lifelong dancer as well as dance and yoga instructor.
Samantha believes that much of our pain develops from chronic faulty posturing and repetitive muscular holding patterns that breed dysfunction within the soft tissues and fascia. Her innate sense of anatomy and physiology coupled with eye for posture and compensatory movement patterns help her to pinpoint muscular imbalance. Her personalized therapeutic bodywork sessions are tailored toward restoring balance within the soft tissue to help properly align the body for pain free movement. Her work is slow and and specific focusing on myofascial release techniques and trigger point therapy. She also utilizes cupping and hot stone work when indicated.
Additionally, Samantha is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist and utilizes these skills along performing scar tissue management, manual lymphatic drainage and compression bandaging to manage post operative swelling for cancer survivors as well swelling related to venous insufficiency. She utilizes cupping and myofascial release techniques to help breast cancer patients post mastectomy and radiation to decrease scar tissue and increase tissue mobility and regain pain free range of motion.
Samantha has helped hundreds of people whom suffer from chronic pain conditions such as migraines, TMJ, neck pain, shoulder pain, frozen shoulder, low back pain, sciatica, plantar fascitis, whiplash, post-operative pain, and much more. Her goal is to provide a state of deep relaxation for optimal healing to occur.