Jean Kark, founder of Focused Care Therapeutic, is a social worker and caregiver who became a massage therapist in 2012 when she realized the importance of massage in the lives of individuals with chronic illness and disabilities, as well as the needs of the caregivers.
She is proud to be a Master Myoskeletal Alignment Therapist trained by The Freedom From Pain Institute. She also has certifications in Medical Massage and Neuromuscular Cupping Therapy. She enjoys working with complex conditions, facilitating injury rehabilitation, focusing on muscles and soft tissues surrounding joints. She aims to relieve pain while restoring balance to the tissues and create a fuller range of motion and comfort for her clients.
Jean integrates Myoskeletal Alignment/ Orthopedic Massage techniques, Nueromuscular Cupping, aroma therapy, craniosacral work and reflexology with Swedish massage to create a healing and relaxing experience for each and every client. She enjoys working with people from all walks of of life, including a large clientele of individuals with special needs, such as autism, elderly concerns, down syndrome, fibromyalgia, MS, amputees, Parkinson's and cerebral palsy.
Jean is the proud Mom of four great kids and the Mimi of six and counting! She lives with her husband and three spoiled cats. She loves to hike and read for enjoyment.
Ben specializes in Deep Tissue and Sports Massage. He utilizes deep connective tissue massage along with use of pressure points and stretching to relieve tight spots in your muscles. His work improves flexibility, range of motion, speeds up recovery, and reduces risk of future injury. He treats various conditions, from frozen shoulder to sciatica or plantar fasciitis.
Ben has experience working with both amateur and professional athletes. He enjoys working with our F&M Athletes as well as people of all ages and stages in our community. Many have used his service to treat injuries or improve their athletic performance.
Ben also has experience with prenatal massage, and keeping women as comfortable as possible throughout their pregnancy.
Feeling stressed? Ben is happy to provide a relaxation massage, to help you forget your troubles for a while.
Ben's goal is to help you be your best self, whatever that looks like for you. He will specialize your massage to meet your goals and needs.
Ben is a family man who enjoys spending time out in nature with his wife and two sons.