My specialized movement therapy sessions focus primarily on two areas: pain/injury resolution and sports performance enhancement. My mission is to eliminate pain, optimize performance, and support the physical and emotional wellness of my clients through the integrated use of advanced motor control therapies, precise soft tissue work, movement re-education, corrective breathing, and coaching support. No human body is exactly the same, so for that reason, no painful condition should be approached in the same manner. As a dual threat of a licensed massage therapist and functional strength coach with a background in Sports Medicine, I have the unique ability to use more tools to help you; thus, my integrated approach.
Sports Science is a compelling combination of natural (no drugs or surgery) means of treating the human body. It combines sports medicine, physical therapy, strength & conditioning, nutrition, and massage therapy to fit the unique needs of each person to enhance your performance. Sports medicine specialists have special training to restore function to injured patients so they can get moving again as soon as possible. They are experts in preventing illness and injury in active people. Sports medicine specialists work with professional athletes, but they also treat children and teens involved in sports and adults who exercise for personal fitness. My background is in sports medicine and I utilize neuroscience in all my sessions to help you get better & faster results.
Athletes vary in size, muscle structure, training, nutrition regimen, sports, position, strengths, weaknesses, history and in goals. I factor in all those variables and create a customized treatment plan that ensures your optimal function as an individual and gear you towards reaching your goals. There's an immense gap between being healed from an injury and operating at 100%. Most seek care to achieve the first stage of care (pain relief) and then quit. Just being healed from an injury does not make you 100%. In fact, it predisposes you to re-injury and decreases your performance on multiple levels. Pain relief should not be your end goal. Returning you to full strength or stronger is our primary objective in helping you return from injury. The ability to move faster, be stronger, last longer, and focus on goals is not only the difference between average and greatness, but also a short and a long-term career. I can assess your current level of physical ability, customize your treatment plan, and design a strategic plan that quantifies your specific patterns and training regimen, while providing specific performance support.
I analyze your movement, find your strengths & weaknesses, and work with you to minimize your risk of injury and balance your overall performance. Everyone should treat their body like an athlete's body. Most people, athlete or not, perform repetitive tasks day-in-and-day-out, putting daily wear and tear on your body. And much like an athlete, on the job injuries can prove tragic for your career. No matter what you do in life, you must maintain your body to sustain long-term performance. I am able to use the same movement assessment techniques that I use on serious athletes to help people in all walks in life stretch their physical limits, prevent injuries, and strengthen the weaknesses that would otherwise haunt them as they grow older - thus lengthening careers.
My Movement Therapy Sessions combine Integrated Soft Tissue Manual Therapy and Integrated Functional Strength Training and often resemble physical therapy more than traditional massage therapy. The sessions are intended for clients looking to resolve a specific issue, including but not limited to: chronic pain, injury, postural dysfunction, and immobility.
Integrated Soft Tissue Manual Therapy uses a combination of various manual therapy techniques and neurological reprogramming techniques, offering an integrated and effective approach to relieving pain and optimizing your movement.
Integrated Functional Strength Training is an intelligently-designed functional training system based on mastery of the seven fundamental human movements. I use this system with the intention of improving both your movement capacity and your athletic performance.
About a year ago I suffered a significant back injury. After extensive medication, physical therapy, and a personal trainer the situation was looking grim. Finally, I accepted the fact that I would always be an individual who struggled with daily pain. One day, I came across Claudia Berolo’s Facebook page. I wondered if a massage from Claudia would provide any relief. I had no idea what I was in for! My massages with Claudia have been truly LIFE CHANGING! Her talent knows no bounds! I am truly blown away by the way she was able to make my chronic pain disappear. Back pain is now a thing of the past thanks to this talented young lady.
Claudia Berolo’s work with my daughter, Raina, was phenomenal. Raina came in with knee pain issues and Claudia put her on a progressive, individualized plan that was effective and doable. Raina responded well to Claudia’s kind care and even did her homework that Claudia researched and prepared for her. Very impressive experience and will use her whenever we have a need! Raina is able to continue with her basketball and isn’t having pain after her 6 week program. Thank you Claudia!!!
I highly recommend Claudia Berolo! I have never had this type of massage before but now I am a believer. My neck and shoulder muscles were so knotted up I could barely turn my head. A friend recommended I try this. Claudia got me in that evening yet and the massage felt wonderful! My neck muscles finally started to relax. My headache disappeared right away, neck mobility also improved right away and now I can turn my head with out any pain. Give it a try and find out for yourself!
I was blown away by the extensive knowledge and professionalism Claudia Berolo demonstrated during my visit. I am not new to massage therapy and tend to have high expectations. Claudia exceeded my expectations on the first visit!! I am not an easy patient at all, I have scoliosis, a bulging disc in my neck, and I'm an extremely active runner/ exercise enthusiast. Basically she had her work cut out for her with me and she was AMAZING!! I would recommend her to anyone wanting massage therapy. My son struggles with neck pain and I trusted Claudia with him too!! He said he had the best nights sleep he has had in a long time after he saw her for his neck.
Claudia Berolo was wonderful! I've never had a this type of massage and I wasn't sure what to expect. I've heard it's great for lower back pain, which I have plenty of! She did an amazing job! I could literally feel my hips and back releasing as she was working on certain spots. I feel so much better and will definitely continue seeing her! Thanks Claudia!
I love how Claudia makes you feel relaxed and is very knowledgeable on how the body is wired. She takes the time to explain what she’s doing and released all the tension that I didn’t even know I had. I highly recommend Claudia Berolo!