Ricardo E. Nelson, LMT

Ricardo E. Nelson, LMT is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over 5 years of experience.  Ricardo is a dedicated therapist who enjoys making a difference in the lives of patients through massage therapy.  His interest in therapeutic massage began years ago while searching for a career that would allow him to help people in a stress free environment.  

Ricardo is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Miller-Motte Technical College in North Charleston, SC.  He is well trained in a variety of massage therapy modalities including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular massage, myofascial massage, trigger point therapy, sports massage, and medical massage.

Prior to becoming a massage therapist Ricardo worked over 12 years as a mental health professional.  His background in mental health enabled him to develop a keen understanding of the mind-body connection to health and wellness.  Ricardo is also a former college athlete competing at the NCAA Division II level in baseball at Francis Marion University.  He has a special interest in treating acute and chronic pain as well as working with athletes to improve their performance. 

 

 

Credentials

Education

Massage Therapy Certificate Summa Cum Laude

Miller-Motte Technical College ·  North Charleston, SC

 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Francis Marion University · Florence, SC

 

Licenses and Certifications

Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)

South Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy

 

Medical Massage Therapist

Musculoskeletal Rehab, Inc

 

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Heartsaver First Aid 

American Heart Association