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Mike L. Walters LMT, PTA, EMT-B

Mike’s client’s include: competitive runners, swimmers, triathletes, bodybuilders, tennis players, powerlifters, softball, rugby, high school and college athletes, as well as individuals just starting their workout regimes!

Mike uses an "eclectic" approach with his clients. Each individual’s body composition and medical status is assessed and the session is adapted to client need and desire.

He is Nationally Certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork and is committed to upholding the NCBTMB high standards of practice in the massage profession.

Mike’s eight years of sporting event experience include marathons, triathlons, bike races, swim meets, track meets, powerlifting and weightlifting championships, bodybuilding shows, as well as being a member of the 2002 Winter Sports Massage Team for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Mike is trained in the following massage modalities:

  • Esalen - relaxation type of modality with long, smooth strokes
  • Swedish - basis of massage given throughout Europe and the United States
  • Myofascial Release - static positions held for a time to help the body release the fascia
  • Trigger Point - deep, hard pressure on a point in the muscle where metabolism has decreased
  • Sports - emphasis on applying techniques to assist the athlete achieve their best and maintain that status
  • Deep Tissue - work that goes deep into the muscle tissue, work may involve some discomfort
  • Russian - heat creating movements, fast-paced with lots of movement
  • PNF Stretching - Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • AI Stretching - Assisted Isolated

Mike’s credentials include:

  • National Certification (036830-00)
  • Licensure through state of Florida (MA-0024934)
  • Certification through the State of Pennsylvania
  • Member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) (66304)
  • Member of USA Weightlifting Medical Team
  • National Sports certification through AMTA
  • Central Pennsylvania Captain for Massage Emergency Response Team (MERT)
  • Past AMTA PA Chapter Sports Chair

Mike maintains active membership in the following organizations:

  • American Massage Therapy Association
  • Maryland Professional Sports Massage Team
  • National Capital Area Sports Massage Team
  • Keystone Health Plan referral system
  • American Complimentary Care Network

He has had the privilege of participating in the 9/11 disaster at two sites. He was first deployed with the MERT to Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA by the FBI. A week after returning home he was requested on-site at Ground Zero in New York to act as a Team Leader for the MERT team working under the Red Cross in Respite Center 1. His experiences are varied and he rises to meet whatever challenge is put before him.

A more recent privilege was being chosen to serve on the 2002 Winter Sports Massage Team in Salt Lake City, UT for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. This was a very rewarding fulfillment to work with some of the top athletes in the world.

Other Sporting Events worked include:

  • NCAA Track & Field Championship, Buffalo, NY&
  • Boston Marathon, Boston, MA
  • Marine Corp Marathon, Washington, DC
  • International Powerlifting Association Championship, York, PA
  • MS Bikathon, Gettysburg, PA
  • 150 MS BikeTour, Notre Dame, VA
  • Blackwater Triathlon, MD
  • Seagull Century, Salisbury, MD
  • American Open, USA Weightlifting
  • York Barbell Strong Man/Woman Competition, York, PA
  • Harrisburg Marathon, Harrisburg, PA
  • USMS Long Course National Championship
  • U23 Championship, USA Weightlifting
  • National Championship, USA Weightlifting
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