Kris Matela, MA-0024385 is a Nationally Certified and licensed Florida Massage Therapist. In 1997, he graduated from Florida College of Natural Health in Orlando, Florida, where he majored in Advanced Therapeutic Massage. In addition to his college education, Kris received extensive training in Sports Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release, and Structural Alignment Therapy.
Kris Matela is a member of the American Sports Massage Team and is certified in St. John Neuromuscular Therapy. For the past 18 years, Kris has been the owner of Muscular Therapy Clinic in Lake Mary, where he specializes in clinical treatment of various musculoskeletal distortions.
He has also worked internationally as a consultant for Six Senses Destination Resorts & Spa.
"Massage Therapy can break the cycle of spasm and pain, decresing both."
(Robert Leach, MD, Chairman, Department of Orthopedics, Boston University School of Medicine)
"Today Massage Therapy is an intergral part of physical therapy, sports medicine and nursing care. It is also becoming more and more accepted as a simple means for healthy people to relieve emotional stress, relax and just feel good."
(Mayao Clinic Health Letter, May 1993, p. 7)
"Massage Therapy is better than a good tranquilizer, and serves as a very helpful adjunct to other therapies."
(Willibald Nagler, MD Head of Rehabilitation Medivine, Cornell Medical Center)