Meet Our Massage Therapists

  • LindaN
    Linda N.
    LMT #20754, CA

    Linda is a native Oregonian, but spent 12 years living in Nebraska. While there she earned her massage license in 1997 and worked at the Nebraska Medical Center in the Physical and Occupational Therapy Department. She specializes in myofascial release, deep tissue, Swedish and lymph drainage massage techniques.

    Years ago her daughter had a chronic stomach problem. During Linda’s search to get her daughter help, she was unable to find a solution through the use of pharmaceuticals. It was at that point she turned to the use of Holistic medicine and a more natural approach with supplements.

    Linda moved back to Oregon to be closer to family and started to work at Heresco Chiropractic starting in 2006. She has 4 grown daughters and 10 beautiful grandchildren. Linda enjoys watching them grow up with all their many activities.

  • JavanC
    Javan C.
    LMT# 24418, CA

    Javan has felt a calling towards massage ever since he was young. As a kid, he would often “practice” on friends and family. This calling for massage was such that Javan attended and graduated in 2018 from East West College of Healing Arts in Portland, Oregon.

    Javan was born in Washington and raised in Philomath, Oregon. He is the third son of seven children. Javan, his wife, Madi and their dog, Cooper enjoy living in this area so that they can spend time with both of their families.

    Javan feels that massage is a powerful healing tool, and a valuable resource to many people.

    He feels that massage can help each person in a unique way.

    He specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Trigger Point Release. Javan believes that balance in all things is the key to a prosperous life, career, and family.

    He is looking forward to helping create balance in patients’ lives.

  • ZackS
    Zach S.
    LMT #25169, CA

    Zack was born and raised in the Corvallis area, graduating from Philomath High School in 2003. After a brief study at the University of Oregon, Zack developed a love and fascination of human movement through his practice of martial arts. This passion for movement eventually led Zack to earn a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Oregon State University in the field of Exercise and Sport Sciences. Since then, he has continued to earn certifications and accreditation, first becoming a Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise and in 2019 becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist through the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists.

    Zack has been trained in a vast array of manual massage techniques. His overall goal for his patients is to return functional mobility to their bodies in order to regain, maintain or fortify their health. Zack is passionate about choosing the best bodywork practices to optimize the chances of each patient achieving improved comfort.

    Zack is a husband and the proud father of two wonderful girls. He has been practicing his style of bodywork at Heresco Chiropractic since 2019.

  • GalenaM
    Galena M.
    LMT# 27208, CA

    Galena moved from Montana to Oregon in 2015. She worked as a scientist and project manager before shifting in 2020to a career focused on wellness. She graduated from Oregon School of Massage in 2022, with interest in rehabilitative bodywork. She integrates:

    • Myofascial release
    • Swedish massage trigger point therapy
    • Other techniques to help clients reach their therapeutic goals

    Galena has a passion for learning and loves to introduce people to massage. She believes listening to the body is an important part of healing, and likes to employ awareness into her practice. When she's not working, you can find Galena running on the local trails, adventuring with her family, and volunteering in her community. 

  • Jed
    Jed Judkins
    LMT # 27435, CA

    Jed is a massage therapist from Tigard, Oregon, where he went to Lakeridge High School in 2017. Jed relocated too Corvallis, in September 2022. he has a passion for expanding his knowledge in various massage techniques to assist those in need. Specializing in cupping and deep tissue techniques, Jed always emphasizes the importance of clear communication to ensure a satisfying massage experience. 

    Jed's journey into massage therapy began with the goal of becoming a stay-at-home dad, seeking a profession with a flexible schedule. His time in school kindled a genuine interest in the human body and how it functions. This drive to help those in pain was further reinforced by the feedback he received from close friends and family who recognized his innate talent for massage. Jed's wife, who battles chronic migraines, has been a significant source of inspiration, and through massage, he's been able to alleviate her suffering and help others in similar situations.

    He has an unwavering enthusiasm for learning about anatomy, muscles, bones, and more, as well as acquiring and mastering new skills. Jed has acquired a wealth of knowledge from his dad and father-in-law in various fields, such as electrical work, plumbing, car repairs, construction, glass and window work. He thoroughly enjoys problem-solving and can immerse himself for hours exploring various approaches to tackle challenges.

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