Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy & Wellness Day Spa Certified as “Cancer Aware” by Wellness for Cancer and Recognized on Spafinder.com

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The staff at Long Island, New York-Area Wellness Center has completed training to provide safe and effective services for cancer patients and survivors. Hands On, offers oncology massage in addition to many other modalities

Our goal is to help those living with cancer—including friends, family and co-workers—easily find ‘Cancer Aware’ wellness locations like Hands On with confidence

Wellness for Cancer–the first organization to establish standardized, objective, cancer-focused training and business criteria for the spa and wellness industry–has certified Hands On to provide treatments and services to clients who have experienced or are living with cancer. Hands On, a member of the global Spafinder Wellness 365® Network, will be identified with a special Wellness for Cancer badge on Spafinder.com and recognized as a provider of safe, therapeutic services for cancer patients.

Wellness for Cancer is partnering with Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®, the leading resource to help people live and work well, to help people easily find qualified wellness providers who have been trained to offer cancer patients services, such as therapeutic massage, facials and manicures or pedicures.

“Our goal is to help those living with cancer—including friends, family and co-workers—easily find ‘Cancer Aware’ wellness locations like Hands On with confidence,” said Mia Kyricos, chief brand officer of Spafinder Wellness, Inc.®. “Cancer patients and survivors are among those who need wellness services the most, and through our partnership with Wellness for Cancer we can help them lead healthier lifestyles and decrease the stress and anxiety associated with cancer.”

Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy is a recognized leader in advanced medical massage in Suffolk County, Long Island. Medical Massage is often the answer regarding pain, injury and disease. Hands On offers Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Massage, Sports Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Manual Lymph Drainage and is also a recommended community provider for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

“Studies show the power of touch can decrease stress, anxiety, depression, pain and fatigue for both cancer patients and survivors, and these individuals receive many benefits from wellness and spa services,” said Julie Bach, executive director of Wellness for Cancer. “We are excited that Hands On is committed to providing clients with the services that will help them manage medical treatments and lead healthier lifestyles.”

Medical specialists treat cancer as a chronic disease, and recognize the need for patients and survivors to lead healthy lifestyles, due to the increased risk of additional diseases and conditions as a result of certain cancer treatments.

Hands On also accepts Spafinder Wellness 365, “I Care” eGift Cards, which can be used to give the gift of nurturing to friends, family and co-workers who are in need of relaxation and comfort. A percentage of proceeds for the sale of each “I Care” eGift Card will be donated to the Wellness for Cancer educational fund.

The Spa Services Division of Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa offers spa treatments such as therapeutic facials, skincare, microdermabrasion, body treatments, permanent makeup and para-medical cosmetics and cellulite reduction through ultrasound cavitation (Cavi-Lipo). The Wellness Day Spa has an extensive Couples Massage Spa Date Menu. Spa parties are a specialty. An array of services and packages are available for both on and off-site. The Classic Spa On The Go services include off-site on-site workplace of event mobile services which include bringing the day spa to the doorstep at home, venue or corporate function. Common events include bachelorette parties, showers, birthdays, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Sweet 16 Corporate Events and functions. Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy and Wellness Day Spa has been serving Long Island since 1998. The newest division is Hands On Mobile Massage And Spa offering The Spa-On-Wheels which delivers relaxation through Chair & Table Massage. Services include Corporate Functions, Spa Parties a Couples Massage Spa Menu. It services Nassau and Suffolk County. Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy claims its licensed massage therapists and estheticians provide clients with the ultimate experience in attention, service and care

About Spafinder Wellness, Inc.:Spafinder Wellness, Inc.® is the world’s largest media and marketing company for the spa and wellness industry and the leading consumer resource for feeling good and living well all year round. With nearly 30 years of experience as a spa and wellness authority, millions of people find inspiration to keep well every day via the Spafinder Wellness 365™®brand, also known for its widely distributed gift cards—available at 70,000-plus retailers worldwide—and its global network of 20,000-plus spas, salons, fitness, yoga and Pilates studios and travel destinations. The company’s Corporate Wellness 365™ division offers incentive products and partnerships that help to foster wellness in the workplace. Learn more at spafinder.com, spafinder.co.uk and spafinder.ca.

Media Contacts:
Hands On HealthCare Massage Therapy & Wellness Day Spa
Marla Kaplan-Pelle
631.462.4263
marlaspafinder(at)healthandrelaxation(dot)com

Spafinder Wellness, Inc.
Betsy Isroelit
212.716.1194
betsy(at)spafinder(dot)com

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