Neuromuscular Therapy in Matthews, NC

St John Certified Neuromuscular Therapy and Advanced Myofascial Release

Cheryl Drake-Bowers, LMBT #396


Welcome to Drake Neuromuscular Therapy. We have been in business since 1989 offering professional massage and neuromuscular therapy in Matthews, North Carolina. Our practice is largely based on the teaching and training of Paul St. John who is currently with Neurosomatic Educators in Clearwater, Florida. We also emphasize the work of Precision Neuromuscular Therapy and Advanced Trainings myofascial release.

We offer treatment for soft tissue injuries, structural imbalance, and pain, including but not limited to scoliosis, back pain, TMJD, headaches, recovery from soft tissue injuries relating to sports, overuse, or trauma. We believe that all healing comes from within and is facilitated by listening and applying the appropriate therapy to restore structural balance.

Cheryl Drake-Bowers is a North Carolina licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist with over 30 years of experience in various manual therapies including neuromuscular therapy, advanced myofascial release, trigger point therapy, and deep tissue massage. Cheryl worked as the Adult Fitness director of the YWCA of Charlotte as well as adult fitness instructor and personal trainer. She was a faculty member of The Therapeutic Massage Training Institute in Charlotte, NC and The St John Institute of Neuromuscular Therapy in Clearwater, Florida.

New and current clients can schedule online, text, or call to discuss further questions about our practice or availability. We look forward to working with you.


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