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. Ricardo is licensed to practice in South Carolina and Georgia.
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.
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
Georgia Board of Massage Therapy
Medical Massage Therapist
Musculoskeletal Rehab, Inc.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Heartsaver First Aid
American Heart Association