Massage Therapy

We have a big vision to help each individual reach an entirely new level of health & wellness. With this being said, we recognize that your ability to RELAX is essential to living a life filled with vitality. Ask yourself the following questions:

  • At the end of a long day do you yearn for some relaxation?
  • Are you experiencing back or neck pain, poor blood circulation, or suffering from migraines?
  • Do you struggle falling asleep at night?
  • Does your energy fluctuate during the day?
  • Do you find that your body remains sore after exercise for a prolonged period of time?
  • Do you yearn to be pampered?

Our massage therapists are part of our team and are in constant communication with the doctors to make sure that the massage you receive is customized to your specific health needs.

Your customized massage may include a combination of the following:

  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point
  • Myofascial Release
  • Structural Relief Therapy
  • Clinical/therapeutic work specific for those who have been in motor vehicle accidents
  • Energy Work (Polarity)
  • Reflexology
  • Hot towels (with advance arrangements)
  • Paraffin dips for hands and/or feet (with advance arrangements)
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hot Stone (with advance arrangements)
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Specific Massage

Some of the many benefits of regular massage include:

  • Increased Energy
  • Decreased Pain
  • Anti Aging
  • Helps break up subluxation patterns
  • Strengthened immune system
  • Improved Lymph Drainage

Come and experience your customized massage and enjoy all the benefits massage has to offer.

Meet Our Massage Team


10892Kari Christensen -Licensed Massage Therapist

I was born and raised in Montana. Although I am and always will be a Montana Girl, Nebraska has been my home for many years. I moved to Arthur in 1996, and can’t imagine being anywhere else! I live on a ranch 14 miles out of Arthur with my husband and two of our kids. I am a proud mother of 5 kids, and I believe that is my most important job! That, however, does not pay the bills! I had worn many hats and had many “jobs” over the years, including a little bakery/deli in Arthur, and running a daycare there for several years. Although I enjoyed all of those things, my heart has been pulled toward massage for a long time. About four years ago, I decided to finally make that a reality! I registered for Massage School in Omaha. I moved there right before Christmas, and started school that January. It was a great school and a wonderful experience, although very hard to be away from home!

I moved back to Arthur in December of 2009, and began practicing massage in Ogallala right away. Of all the jobs and occupations I’ve had, I realize I have found “the one”! I love the fact that I get to do something on a daily basis that helps people far beyond what they can see! People come in for a massage generally because something hurts, or they are under a lot of stress. Most often, they don’t realize all the underlying benefits of massage that they are receiving! I often have people come in for consectutive massages and ask questions like, “does massage help blood pressure?” or, “does massage affect your digestive system?”, or “my allergies have been better, is that because of massage?”

I moved into Vitality Chiropractic in December of 2011. It has been a GREAT move! Vitality Chiropractic is a wonderful environment, and I love being able to see the whole picture of health that is available for people! Dr. Nick and his staff have been amazing to work with, and I love the atmosphere here!


10891Lora Barnhill – Licensed Massage Therapist

I was born and raised on a ranch/farm in southeastern South Dakota. I moved to Ogallala in 1995. Because of the results I saw with massage therapy for my own pain issues; I attended MidWest School of Massage in Omaha, NE. I graduated in 2000 and moved back to Ogallala. I got married and began my massage practice. We opened Body Concepts in 2001 where I offered massage fulltime thru 2006. I closed that office shortly before we started a family to be home with them as much as possible.

I am very excited to be back to doing massage. I feel that is a gift/talent that God has blessed me with.



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