Massage Therapy Techniques

Summit Rehabilitation Associates Licensed Massage Practitioner has extensive training in a wide variety of massage techniques including but not limited to:

  • Therapeutic Massage 
  • Orthopedic Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • S.R.T. (Structural Relief Therapy)
  • P.R.T. (Postural Relief Therapy)

 

 

  • Cupping 
  • Strain/Counter Strain
  • Trigger Point Therapy 
  • Myofascial Release
  • Prenatal Massage

Massage Therapy Benefits

  • Improved health outcomes through provider collaboration
  • Reduced post-surgery and post-injury pain and swelling 
  • Improved circulation, flexibility and range of motion
  • Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
  • Reduced formation of excessive scar tissue
  • Aides in relieving muscle tension and stiffness
  • Reduced physical and mental stress and anxiety

Meet our Massage Therapists

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Ellie Karamehic, LMT has been practicing as a massage therapist since 2013. She has spent her time working with Physical Therapists, Chiropractors and other highly trained Massage Therapists. Ellie joined the Summit Rehab team in October of 2019 and enjoys creating a tailored approach to each patient’s needs to maximize their recovery process. 

  •  Specialties
    • SRT/PRT therapy for soft tissue and joint release mobilization
    • Certified Functional Movement Screening Specialist 
    • Injury and Surgery Recovery 
  • Education
    • Licensed Massage Therapist, Inland Massage Institute 2013
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Massage therapy Association
  •  Personal Interests
    • In her free time, Ellie enjoys working out, paddle boarding, being outdoors and reading. Ellie and her husband live in Spokane and both enjoy spending time with friends and family, watching MMA and being active together.
Erica Curless

Erica Curless, LMT is a recent graduate of Inland Massage Institute in Spokane. She is interested in myofascial release, improving movement and helping patients maximize their recovery.

  •  Specialties
    • Therapeutic Massage
    • Orthopedic Massage
    • Sports Massage
    • Myofascial Release
    • Prenatal Massage
  • Education
    • Licensed Massage Therapist, Inland Massage Institute 2020
    • Upledger CranioSacral 1-2009
    • Prairie Wings Equine Massage College-2008
    • Bachelors of Arts-Journalism, University of Montana-1997
  • Professional Affiliations
    • American Massage therapy Association
  •  Personal Interests
    • When she is not working, Erica enjoys riding horses, raising cattle and spending time with her daughter, Quinn Twila, Erica also is a freelance writer who enjoys reading and traveling the backroads. 

What Client’s Say

“Ellie has helped me regain the Quality of life that I used to enjoy. After my last back surgery I started deep tissue massage with Ellie. It has greatly enhanced my range of motion and flexibility.”
Bill F.
“Regular massage therapy has helped me increase my range of motion and allows me to participate in all of my activities pain free.”
Marlin T.