Lisa Birnesser, BS, LMT
Lisa has been helping people overcome pain and injury for more than two decades. In her 25 year occupational therapy career, she held a variety of positions as an occupational therapist, therapy supervisor and therapy instructor. She has experience in geriatric care and has practiced in home and outpatient as well as clinical settings.
In her massage practice,Lisa draws from expertise in a wide variety of therapeutic techniques to focus on your individual needs. She is certified in Myofascial Integration Structural Technique (a deep tissue technique) and has attended multiple workshops in craniosacral therapy, both as a student and as a teaching assistant. She specializes in the treatment of back, neck and shoulder pain, headache relief and temporalmandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJD. She also has long experience in pregnancy massage.
Lisa received a bachelor of science in occupational therapy from the University of Kansas in 1985. She graduated from the Center of Rehabilitation Education massage program in Knoxville in 2005.