Services at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital  

Massage Therapy

massage at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

 

 

Massage therapy is the science and art of caring touch to help the body and mind, spirit and emotions. Our caring therapists are nationally certified, licensed, insured and trained in a variety of bodywork modalities, from Comfort Touch to Deep Tissue.

What are the Benefits?

  • Boost circulatory and immune systems
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Improve muscle tone, digestion and skin tone
  • Diminish stress, tension, pain, nausea and anxiety
  • Get a good night’s sleep
  • Enhance self esteem
  • Decrease back, neck and shoulder pain
  • And many more...

Who Can Receive a Massage?

Massage therapy services offered at FMH reach a wide demographic; from staff and their families, to inpatients, outpatients and residents at Denali Center and their families. Some form of touch therapy is usually available to most people. We tailor our sessions to each individual's comfort level.

What is Hospital Based Massage Therapy?

Massage and comforting touch has been in hospitals for years.  Hospital based massage therapy allows massage therapists to have the singular focus on providing skilled touch to allow comfort.  Trained therapists follow hospital protocol, and consider medications, pressure, site and position restrictions.

Massage Therapy for Cancer Patients

Make an Appointment:

  • Appointments are available Monday - Friday.  See the providers schedule.  
  • Please call Massage Therapy Services at (907) 458-5141 or email for an appointment.

Length of Session:

  • For massages provided in the Massage Therapy Room, 122A NT, sessions range from 15 minutes to 120 minutes.  For hospital visits, 10 minutes may be enough for seriously ill patients.  Pregnant and new moms may enjoy sessions up to 60 minutes. 
  • Please call (907) 458-5141 to discuss the best option. 

Prices:

  • Payment is by cash or check to the therapist, or by gift certificates which are available at the Information Desk at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (credit cards accepted).
  • Hospital Room Visits: $13 / 1 Unit (minimum 10 minutes) per gift certificate
  • Denali Center:  $15 / 15 minutes or $30 / 30 minutes
  • Massage Therapy Room, 122A NT:  $13 / 15 minutes per gift certificate

Meet the Massage Therapists

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital & Denali Center
1650 Cowles St.
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 452-8181
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