ABOUT NATALIE KURILKO, LMT, CESMT, CERT
B.S. in Biology
A.S. in Massotherapy
Graduated with Honors from the Ohio College of Massotherapy
Natalie originally graduated from Mount Union College with a BS in Biology, but decided to make a drastic change in careers after infant massage sessions helped her youngest son immensely. So she graduated from the Ohio College of Massotherapy with an AS with Honors in Massotherapy in 2010. At that time, she was required to pass the Ohio State Medical Board Exam for Massotherapy, and also completed the NCBTMB Exam to become nationally certified. She then practiced at an Akron area massage clinic and also acted as Team Massage Therapist for the Bike Authority-Fleet Feet Triathlon team. She was chosen to serve at events such as Ironman Louisville, Rhode Island 70.3, Potomac River Swim, Cleveland and Akron Marathons and others.
In April 2011, Natalie moved to Georgia and opened her own office in Augusta. She continued her practice within the triathlon and running communities, and partners with the Fleet Feet Sports Augusta Training Groups and TriAugusta Triathlon Club. She also provides injury prevention, massage, self-care, stretching and running physiology clinics upon request.
Over the last several years, Natalie has worked in coordination with doctors, chiropractors, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, nutritionists and many other medical professionals in helping treat a variety of musculoskeletal issues. She has a great pool of resources to help you live the lifestyle you want!
To further help her clients in finding health and healing, Natalie has studied the following advanced therapeutic techniques:
Myofascial Release and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
Precision Neuromuscular Trigger Point Therapies
Active Isolated Stretching
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
Provides greater joint flexibility and range of motion
Promotes deeper and easier breathing
Aids in injury prevention when used as part of a training program
Fosters faster healing of strained muscles and sprained ligaments
Reduces formation of excessive scar tissue
Promotes a relaxed state of mental alertness
Improves body awareness and the ability to monitor stress signals and respond appropriately
Enhances capacity for calm thinking and creativity