Meridian Medical Massage

About the Practitioners

 

 

 

 

Jessica Lindbo, MMT, FMT (Owner)

Opened Meridian Medical Massage in 2013

Owner, Jessica Lindbo, is one of Washington State’s certified Medical Massage Practitioners. She specializes in pre-and post-surgical massage and rehabilitation, as well as automobile and work injuries. Working alongside some of Washington’s top neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, pain management specialists, physical therapists, primary care doctors and chiropractors, she has had the opportunity to help many patients achieve optimal health and wellness. Jessica attended Washington State University, where she studied neuroscience and psychology, providing her with the knowledge and education that sets her far apart from every other therapist out there. During college, she spent four years working as a certified chiropractic assistant, where she deepened her education about the body as well as holistic medicine. Jessica’s previous education and work history has led her to become one of the pacific northwest’s top medical massage practitioners. However, it is her warm heart and caring attitude that the patients rave about most, she is a true healer inside and out. Jessica is the mother of four beautiful children, and one spunky kitten. She is the wife of an amazing, supportive, handyman that she enjoys traveling the world with; when she is not saving lives in the office, she enjoys gardening, and spending time with her family.

 

 

 

 

Yvonne VanHorn, MMT, FMT (CURRENTLY ON MEDICAL LEAVE)

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2017

Yvonne has been a leading therapist in our medical massage community now for 12 years, she specializes in deep tissue, pre- and post-surgical massage, kinesiotaping, functional movement techniques, and can treat and heal anything from sciatica, piriformis syndrome and plantar fasciitis to frozen shoulder, chronic headaches and much more. Yvonne's intuition and ability to zone into pain quickly has always been a strong suit of hers and something her patients are always raving about. She is capable of making deep tissue both painful and enjoyable and because of that and her ability to treat and heal, her following of patients is endless; All of this making her one of the best and most successful massage therapists around. Yvonne is a music lover and is surrounded by it whenever possible, she loves hiking, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family. Yvonne has been nothing short of a blessing to her patients and to our office and we are so grateful to have her here. Thank you, Yvonne for being you, and for making us smile and laugh daily.

 

 

 

 

Emili O'Rourke, MMP

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2018

Emili has been a massage therapist for six years and we are so blessed to have her here! Emili is a certified Medical Massage Therapist, and she specializes in deep tissue medical massage, massage cupping, and more. Emili has eagerly spent her career deep diving into her passion for healing and has made a name for herself in our community that she should be proud of. She prides herself on "working with patients, and not on them". Emili has a kind heart and an old soul, making it very easy for her to connect with anyone that comes her way. She is a little bit country and a little bit Rock N Roll and is a true blessing to all of those that cross her path. Emili enjoys hiking, playing video games with her husband and friends. She can easily put a smile on anyone's face and does it around here daily. We consider ourselves lucky to have her as a part of our team and to heal the world alongside of her. 

 

 

Lisa Conlon-Brown, LMT, MMT

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2018

Lisa has been a massage therapist for 11 years now, and with us for 3 of those years now. She is a complete ray of sunshine with a little hint of New York sass in her. Lisa has spent her massage career solely based in the medical treatment aspect of healing. Her vast knowledge and nurturing compassion are what makes her one of the best therapists in the field. She prides herself on honoring each patient's unique needs and then goes above and beyond to listen with intent, making all the patients feel confident and comfortable with their massage. Lisa enjoys camping, hiking, rock and crystal hunting, and anything outdoors, from the beach to the mountains. She also enjoys spending time with her best friends with happen to be her daughters and grandchildren. Lisa is a compassionate soul, with a heart of pure gold and we are so blessed to have her here as a part of our sisterhood of healers. 

 

 

 

Kayla Hodges, LMT, Office Manager

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2019

Kayla is nothing short of a blessing to this office, since the minute she joined our team, she has stepped up in every way possible to help us become the success we are today. Kayla has been a part of the massage community for 8 years, healing and caring for patients. She specializes in deep tissue treatment massage, massage cupping, prenatal massage, myofascial release, pre and post-surgical massage and much more. Kayla's passion for healing is shown in every massage she gives, she strives to make sure her patients are well taken care of, reach their goals, and achieve beyond desired results. Her talent goes far beyond her hands though, her patients will tell you it is her heart and desire to heal that help fill the room with the support and compassion they need during their treatments, she has been called "a true healer", "a breath of fresh air", "a savior", "a life changer" and has received many more amazing compliments as she continues to help heal our community. Besides being one of the South Sounds top massage therapists she is an amazing mother and wife too, she has two beautiful little girls, and a wonderful husband, who she enjoys going on mini weekend trips with, exploring, doing home projects and arts and crafts with.

 

 

 

Jamie Nelson, MMT

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2020

Jamie has been involved in holistic healing for many years now, and she has been a massage practitioner since 2018 when she graduated from Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics. Jamie loves learning new modalities and has taken several advanced training classes, these classes along with her desire to heal is what leaves her patients astonished that she has not been in the field longer. Jamie specializes in fascial systems of the body, deep trigger point work, structural alignment and treatment massage. Her goal and passion is to help her patients gain a deeper understanding of the mind-body connection. In addition to massage and body work Jamie is also a certified reiki practitioner, hypnotherapist and is currently finishing up her certificate to become a yoga instructor. Jamie's upbeat personality and kind heart have made her an amazing addition to this office, and we are completely blessed to have her here. Jamie is also the mother of two wonderful boys and one beautiful pup Miss Pennylane, she enjoys fort building, hiking adventures     and tending to her giant, beautiful garden.

 

 

 

Rosa Strange, LMT 

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2021

Rosa is truly a one-of-a-kind therapist and a blessing to our office. Rosa specializes in Structural Integration work and although she does utilize the muscular system her main focus is structural alignment. Rosa's technique is not for the faint of heart as this is a modality that may take some getting used to some pain in order to thoroughly enjoy the session but her results with Chronic pain is unlike anything I have witnessed before. Rosa has been a professor of massage therapy at Alexandar Massage Clinic & School for many years now sharing her immense knowledge with so many. When she is not busy teaching or healing the community Rosa enjoys cold plunging in the sound, spending time with family and friends and participating in sound bath journeys. 

 

 

 

Kenzie Williams, LMT 

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2021

Kenzie is an amazing medical massage therapist and a true healer at heart. We are very blessed to have her back at our clinic as her presence was missed by many. Kenzie is sunshine and flowers and her quirkiness and ability to make everyone smile is such a blessing to our clinic. Her singing sets the mood here and gets us ready for whatever the day is to bring. Her career in massage has been spent mostly in treatment/medical massage as well as sports massage. When Kenzie is not working in the clinic, she is massaging football players to decrease their injuries and increase their playing abilities. She is a one-of-a-kind spirit and therapist, and we are elated to have her as a part of our team and sisterhood here at Meridian Medical Massage.

 

 

 

Demarcus Long, LMT 

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2022

Demarcus like the rest of our therapists here has been nothing short of a blessing to have with us. Demarcus specializes in Sports Massage and when he is not healing our community here with us, he is working alongside of the Women's Olympic Hockey Team. Demarcus is an absolute ray of sunshine and spreads positivity and compassion wherever he goes. With his passion for massage and his unwavering commitment to healing he has truly become one of the best in our field. Patients tend to comment regularly on his professionalism, wonderful communication skills and his pure heart. He is a true asset to both the massage field and to our office. 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Massey, LMT 

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2022

Vicky is our newest addition to Meridian Medical Massage, but her experience outranks many here. Vicky is a diverse therapist, and she has experience in many different massage techniques, but she is a one-of-a-kind Craniosacral Master. She also specialized in Intraoral Massage, and Head Injury (concussion) Massage. When Vicky is not healing our community in our clinic, she spends her days and nights instructing and educating massage students. Vicky is one of the sweetest most sincere humans you will ever meet and her eagerness to heal and help has been a true blessing. She is an absolute dream come true for this office and we are so blessed to have her here. 

 

 

 

 

Christy Udland, LMT

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2022

Christy has just recently joined our massage family here, but it feels as if we have known her much longer as she very quickly became loved by all, including her patients. Christy has over 15 years of experience with massage therapy. She has developed a unique way to merge both the medical and relaxation spectrums by infusing them both and giving each patient an individual experience catered to their specific needs and desires. A quote that she loves is one by Gandhi "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." and I can tell you it is a quote that she truly embodies. Christy is light, grace and kindness and an incredible blessing to those that cross her path. When Christy is not healing our community, she enjoys spending her time at the beach and at home with her family.

 

 

 

Christy Jaramillo, Office Administrator 

With Meridian Medical Massage Since 2022

Christy is our rock here at the clinic and the voice many of you will hear when you call in. Her professionalism is unmatched, but her kindness and gracious heart are one of a kind. Christy enjoys outdoor adventures and dogs, she LOVES dogs. She has even brought us sweet Miss Lily (her chihuahua) to be our new office dog, Lily is the sweetest little thing ever and we are blessed to have both of them as a part of our clinic now. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Gross, LMT (BIO COMING SOON!)