Atkinson Family Practice
Physical & Massage Therapy

Please speak to your PCP to be referred to a Physical or Massage Therapist.

Haiying Conover, LMT

Haiying is a Licensed Massage Therapist who graduated from The Massage School in Easthampton. This was a twist in her professional plans since she actually holds her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Agriculture. Haiying says she has always been told that massage therapy was her calling as she used to practice on friends and family using unique techniques she learned growing up in Northeast China. In her practice she combines many methods including Shiatsu, Acupressure, Swedish, cupping, etc. Outside the office, Haiying loves to cook and teach Tai Chi outside during the warmer months, she’s always taking new students!

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Deb Ellis, MSPT, NCS

Deb is a clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy with over 20 years of experience in a wide variety of practice settings treating people with both neurologic and orthopedic medical issues. Her current clinical focus is on treating people with acute and chronic neurologic or neuromuscular challenges including needs in the areas of balance, mobility training and functional strengthening. Additional practice encompasses group work in the specialty areas of Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Osteoporosis and chronic pain.

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Asher Marino, LMT

Asher brings over 15 years of dedicated work experience and education to the table. As a licensed massage therapist specializing in orthopedic, myofascial and pain management therapies, Asher combines various soft-tissue modalities in order to reduce pain and improve function for all clients. Asher’s foundation is built on many years training in fitness, movement therapy and corrective exercise and offers customized and articulate manual therapy.

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Brio Kelly, LMT

Brio is a 2015 graduate of Oregon School of Massage. They are licensed in MA. Brio's massage style has been described as, "seek and destroy" but they would tell you it's therapeutic and intuitive. Brio use both gentle and deep techniques, depending on what is needed to release muscle tension or stuckness.   

 

Throughout their massage career Brio has chosen to work in medical settings, where they had the opportunity to work on a variety of body types, doing various levels of activity (sedentary to yoga instructor), and various injuries include motor vehicle and work accidents.

 

Brio finds the human body fascinating. How muscle and bone work together to allow or impede movement. The interplay of fascia in that equation. How emotions can affect the body in both positive and negative ways. There is so much to learn!

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Please speak with your PCP if you would like a referral for one of our Physical or Massage Therapists.