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ABOUT US

DEEPER THERAPEUTIC
WORK FOR
DEEPER HEALING!

DEEP Relief is the leading massage, chiropractic and acupuncture clinic in Austin, Texas. Our staff of highly-qualified, licensed massage therapists are trained in our unique DR Hit The Spot method. Using a holistic approach, we relieve stress, tension and pain in a relaxed and comfortable setting. Our focus is on helping you achieve optimal health and wellness. We’re conveniently located at the Y in Oak Hill South Austin right next to the Wells Fargo.

MEET OUR TEAM

Louisa Tomaio

L.AC. | DIPL. | O.M. | L.M.T.

Louisa is the owner/operator of DEEP Relief and has over 15 years of experience helping clients reduce pain, tension and stress. Louisa has cultivated her craft by gathering feedback from hundreds of clients and also from receiving her fair share of massages from various therapists through the years.

Based on her experiences on both sides of the table, she invented the DR Hit The Spot method that uses long, gliding strokes, muscle stripping, trigger point and acupressure techniques all centered around seven hot spots known to contribute to common pain patterns. She also developed our unique #7 Perfect Pressure communication system that ensures the level of pressure that’s right for you.

 Specialties:

• DR Hit The Spot method
• Acupuncture | Dry Needling
• Deep Tissue
• Ashiatsu | Barefoot Massage
• Cupping Therapy
• Trigger Point Therapy
• Cranio Sacral Therapy | Upledger Institute
• Manual Lymph Drainage | Dr. Vodder

Louisa Tomaio - L.AC., DIPL., O.M., L.M.T.
Dr Sean Tipton - DC

Dr Sean Tipton

Doctor of Chiropractic

Sean started his career in medicine as a surgical technologist in the Army. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Life Science and working at Dell Children’s Hospital, he went on to earn his doctorate in chiropractic care. As a Chiropractor, he is passionate about helping his clients learn about their bodies and wellness while providing healing care.

Specialties:

  • Spinal Manipulations
  • Extremities
  • Prenatal Adjustments
  • Pediatric Adjustments

 

Han

L.M.T.

Jackie

L.M.T.

Tana

L.M.T.

HAN 

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

  • DR Hit The Spot method + Ashiatsu
  • DEEP Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy​
  • Cupping
  • Graston

Han views massage therapy as a proactive and protective way to ensure well-being and a pain-free lifestyle. Her work combines firm pressure with multiple techniques like Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy to release tension and improve performance.

Jackie

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

  • DR Hit The Spot method
  • DEEP Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Ashiatsu
  • Cupping
  • Thai
  • Graston

Jackie has over ten years of experience and is deeply dedicated to expanding her practice and continuing her education to better serve her clients and their specific needs. Her goal is to provide unique wellness programs using her clinical and multimodality background to facilitate body awareness and long-term restoration.

Tana

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

  • DR Hit The Spot method
  • DEEP Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • SMRT
  • Prenatal
  • Graston
  • Sports

 

Tana has studied modalities in light energy work including Reiki, CranioSacral, Touch for Health, Lymph drainage and Access Consciousness -The Bars. Plus, medium pressure work including SMRT (Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique), trigger point, myofascial tissue release, and body mobilization technique. She also has extensive experience with specialty modalities including hot stones, prenatal massage, body electronics, facilitated stretching, and QiGong.

Erin

L.M.T.

Raymond

L.M.T.

Jenny

Client Services

Kate

L.M.T.

Edith

L.M.T.

Faline

Door Dog

Kate

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

  • DR Hit The Spot method + Ashiatsu
  • DEEP Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Cupping
  • Graston

Kate studied massage therapy at The Lauterstein and Conway Massage School and Clinic in Austin, TX.  Kate is also a professional dancer and dance instructor.  Her career as a professional dancer has given her an in depth and kinesthetic understanding of the human body. She brings this knowledge and an empathetic touch into every session.

Edith

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

  • DR Hit The Spot method + Ashiatsu
  • DEEP Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Cupping
  • Graston
  • Pysical Therapy

Edith graduated from the Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in Syracuse, NY in 2013, and has been practicing deep tissue and medically minded massage for 7 years. She continued school with a Bachelors in Exercise Science, and a doctorate in physical therapy. Her education allows her to advise people with questions about their musculoskeletal conditions. She enjoys incorporating orthopedic and deep tissue techniques to treat chronic muscle and joint pain to provide relief that outlasts the session.

Faline

Door Dog 

SPECIALTIES:

  • Door Greeter
  • Canine Food Vacum
  • Kitty Playmate
  • Bed Warmer
  • Emotional Support

 

Faline is the Deep Relief mascot, front door greeter and all aound therapy dog.  Louisa and Jenny were driving down a South Austin road right as the construction was about to begining for the new Deep relief store front.  Faline was rolling down the road like a piece of tumbleweed, so we pulled over and she rolled over… 

We thought we would foster her and find her a new home like so many other dogs in recent years.  Faline turned out to be so very afraid of everyone except us that we  couldn’t imagine putting her through another traumatic transition.  AKA velcro dog, Faline has made vast improvments in trusting humans again, though she is still quite shy.

Han

L.M.T.

HAN ching

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

• DR Hit The Spot method
• DEEP Tissue
• Trigger Point Therapy
• Cupping

Han views massage therapy as a proactive and protective way to ensure well-being and a pain-free lifestyle. Her work combines firm pressure with multiple techniques like Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy to release tension and improve performance.

Jackie

L.M.T.

Jackie trevino

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

• DR Hit The Spot method
• DEEP Tissue
• Trigger Point Therapy
• Ashiatsu
• Cupping
• Thai
• Sports
• Prenatal

Jackie has over ten years of experience and is deeply dedicated to expanding her practice and continuing her education to better serve her clients and their specific needs. Her goal is to provide unique wellness programs using her clinical and multimodality background to facilitate body awareness and long-term restoration.

TANA

L.M.T.

Tana

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

• DR Hit The Spot method
• DEEP Tissue
• Trigger Point Therapy
• SMRT

Tana has studied modalities in light energy work including Reiki, CranioSacral, Touch for Health, Lymph drainage and Access Consciousness -The Bars. Plus, medium pressure work including SMRT (Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique), trigger point, myofascial tissue release, and body mobilization technique. She also has extensive experience with specialty modalities including hot stones, prenatal massage, body electronics, facilitated stretching, and QiGong.

ERIN

L.M.T

ERIN

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

• DR Hit The Spot method + Ashi
• DEEP Tissue
• Trigger Point Therapy

Erin turned to massage therapy as a natural continuation of 20 years of pursuing dance. With this background in studying the body in motion, she has a keen eye for muscular imbalance. Her approach to massage is to gradually reduce tension from broad to narrow and enjoys helping clients meet detailed, therapeutic goals.

RAYMOND

L.M.T.

RAYMOND

L.M.T.

SPECIALTIES:

• DR Hit The Spot method
• DEEP Tissue
• Trigger Point Therapy

Raymond studied at the Austin School of Massage Therapy and is committed to helping others gain a better understanding of wellness through the holistic approach of therapeutic massage. During his previous career as a nurse, an auto accident led him to discover the benefits of chiropractic work and massage therapy to help heal the body naturally.

JENNY

Client Services
Coordinator

JENNY

Client Services Coordinator

Jenny does her best to ensure Deep Relief runs smoothly, so that every appointment and interaction can focus on the health and wellness of our clients.

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QUESTIONS
ANSWERED

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TESTIMONIAL

“My body is pushing 60 years old and I am still working it: running up to four miles, swimming, lifting weights, and finding my way onto the lake in my kayak, in between long days in front of a computer screen. None of this would be possible without the support of Deep Relief. I trust their team completely and count on them to keep this body going.”

L. Ross, Austin, TX

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