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At Advanced Spinal Care Chriopractic & Rehab of Lakeland, we are pleased to have expertly trained massage therapists on staff every day.  Massage therapy offers a natural conservative treatment approach  that relieves musculoskeletal pain for many patients and, when medically necessary, is often covered by most health insurance plans. Our office  provides specific massage and muscular therapy that is tailored to  meet each patient's condition and injury. The benefits of massage  therapy may include:

  • Increasing blood circulation
  • Reducing swelling
  • Relaxing muscles
  • Relieving muscle pain and spasms
  • Aid in recovery and range of motion




Nevenka (Nan) Vuckovic (License #MA50802)

Nan is a Licensed Massage Therapist who specializes in deep tissue, prenatal and sport massage. Her professional skills also include advanced therapeutic techniques such as soft tissue orthopedic modalities for pain management, myofascial release, trigger point therapy and therapeutic stretching. She also performs various spa services including Swedish relaxation massage, aromatherapy and hot stone massage. Over the past decade, Nan has served clients in a clinical setting where she practiced massage therapy to address various musculoskeletal pain conditions and sport injuries. Nan offers high quality services while maintaining a client-focused approach. She is committed to upholding the highest level of professionalism and keeping up to date on relevant treatment techniques through continuing education. She has been a member of the American Massage Therapy Association since 2007.

Nan is also a Licensed Skin Care Specialist who specializes in various esthetic services to increase, improve and maintain the healthy appearance of the skin. She has over 8 eight years of experience in the field of skin care.

Jana Stephenson (License # MA38738)

Jana is an energetic, highly motivated massage therapist with extensive training in various modalities.  She has been licensed since 2003 and has been a part of the Advanced Spinal Care team off and on since 2010.  Jana specializes in sports massage, myofascial-release, cross fiber friction, trigger point therapy, craniosacral touch therapy, hydro therapy, active isolated stretching, structural integration, reflexology and applied kinesiology.

Jana's extensive interpersonal skills along with her technical knowledge make her a dynamic massage therapist.   Jana frequently works with marathon runners during training, and is familiar with the needs of other athletes. Clients with conditions such as fibromyalgia, torticollis and chronic headaches have benefited greatly from Jen's work.  Jen approaches each massage to meet the specific needs for each patient.

Teresa Jones (License # MA44063)

TJ developed a special interest in massage therapy at a very young age.   She discovered the many benefits of conservative care after suffering injuries from an auto accident and decided to turn her childhood interest into a profession.  For the past 11 years, TJ's compassion, knowledge and ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds have made her a very successful medical massage therapist.  TJ is versed in a variety of techniques including sports massage, neuromuscular therapy and deep tissue.  She also has a particular interest and extensive post education in prenatal massage. 

Leigh-Anne is trained in many areas of massage therapy including Swedish, myofascial release, prenatal,  injury rehabilitation and trigger point therapy.  She has over two years of experience working in a private practice and chiropractic setting. Her massage sessions are designed to promote healing, relaxation, stress reduction and recovery of muscle injury and soreness. 

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