Miechelle Juul Hwang is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT). She finished her training in “Complete Decongestive Therapy” (CDT) and the advanced head and neck class at Norton School of Lymphedema Therapy.
She received the NCBTMB Oncology massage certificate, the highest and most rigorous course of study and has been awarded this significant specialty achievement. In addition to running her own practice in Carmichael CA, she works for Dignity Health, Mercy San Juan, and Mercy C Street Infusion Centers, in Sacramento, where she provides massages to patients receiving chemo and other infusions. She also works with Plastic Surgery Recovery and reconstructive recovery as it has direct links to MLD and oncology massage.
Winning the Performance Health and National Holistic Institute Scholarship propelled her career, and she is a specialist in Oncology Massage trained at the Institute of Integrative Oncology (IIO) under Greet the Day in L.A.
She is certified under the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC), certification number #72480. She has been trained in several modalities including myofascial release, Swedish, deep tissue, shiatsu, and sport massage at the National Holistic Institute in Sacramento.
She is a proud member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM).
Friday, 4/21/23 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Breakout: Infusion center massage programs from concept to launch
As more hospitals and cancer treatment centers begin to offer in- and outpatient massage therapy programs, there is a growing need for massage therapists who understand the environment and are suitably prepared to interact with patients, clinical staff and hospital administrators. A challenge we must meet as an industry is providing properly trained therapists who are able to start up and successfully manage these patient massage programs. This presentation provides an inside look at the daily life of a massage therapist working in an outpatient infusion treatment center. Join in to get insights and ideas on program structure, and implementation strategies from concept to launch.