There is exciting news at Pure Balance Center in Clifton NJ. Family Chiropractor, Dr. Michael Magwood is pleased to introduce an incredibly skilled teammate who recently joined the practice and will add value to your wellness journey. Dr. Magwood is a certified chiropractor with specialties in prenatal and pediatric care. He had been searching for a like-minded, hands-on professional when along came Licensed Massage Therapist, Melissa Duffy to Pure Balance. The company is fortunate to add such a unique specialist who comes complete with the buzz of her trending individual brand. Get ready, moms!
Melissa is the owner of Caressing Care and comes with over ten years of experience. Her career has evolved to include a primary focus on women, children and families. Melissa truly believes children deserve the best care and attention when it comes to their health and well-being. Her mission is to bring touch therapy and education to every family. She is extremely passionate about working with pregnant women. She works to enhance the function of muscles and joints as moms go through the dramatic body changes of pre and post pregnancy. Melissa’s abilities are a perfect complement to Dr. Magwood’s neurological based chiropractic techniques.
Melissa also offers Touch Therapy for Infants and Children, which she describes as crucial in the growth, development, and overall well-being of a child. More than just a luxury, touch and has many medical benefits. Touch therapy for infants and children can help promote better sleep, help with digestive issues, and bonding between child and caregiver. It can assist in the relief of colic, constipation and respiratory issues. Pediatric Touch Therapy assists in comfort, relaxation, reduction of stress hormones and relief from chronic asthma, nausea and muscle aches.
Melissa has other Touch Therapy certifications including training to treat children with special needs, autism, sensory integration and trauma. She is currently working at the Clifton, NJ location of Pure Balance Center, serving women and children by appointment on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.