About Wimsey Cherrington, LMP, CKTP

Wimsey's diverse background gives her a unique perspective on living life to the fullest with a minimum of pain. For more than 25 years, Wimsey has provided manual therapy services with a gentle, respectful touch that reflects her belief in providing extraordinary customer service.

Having graduated from three bodywork schools and completed thousands of hours of professional continuing education classes, Wimsey is committed to ongoing professional development as part of her dedication to helping people recover from injuries and chronic pain. She also developed and teaches her popular Strain/CounterStrain and Positional Release classes for advanced licensed massage practitioners and physical therapists.

Wimsey has a strong commitment to giving back to her community and her profession: she has been a board member of several nonprofit organizations and has volunteered for the Multiple Sclerosis Association and the Northwest Trager® Association for many years. She is the founding team manager for the Seattle Slam quad rugby team, founding president of the board of the Seattle Wheelchair Rugby Association, and former vice president of the US Quad Rugby Association. She has also served on the board of the Northwest Trager® Association.

Biography

Credentials

Washington State Licensed Massage Practitioner, License #MA5002.
Certified Senior Trager® Practitioner for over 25 years
Certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioner
Washington State Labor and Industries Provider

Education

Studied for over 18 years with Loren Rex, D.O.
Graduate of The Integrative Therapy SchoolGraduate of The Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics
Graduate of The Trager® Institute
Certified by Kinesio Taping® Association International

Professional Memberships

American Massage Therapy Association
United States Trager® Association
Kinesio Taping® Association InternationalMassage Therapists' Association of British Columbia

Recent Faculty Appointments

DiscoveryPoint School of Massage 2012 to present
Port Townsend School of Massage 2004
Alexandar School of Natural Therapeutics 1995 to 2003
Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 1994 to 2000
Master's Degree Programs in Acupuncture and in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Recent Community Service

Treasurer, Northwest Trager® Association 2012 to 2015
Team Manager, Seattle Slam Quad Rugby Team 2004-2010
President, Seattle Wheelchair Rugby Association 2005-2010
Vice President, United States Quad Rugby Association 2007-09
Volunteer, Multiple Sclerosis Association

Highlights of Continuing Medical Education

Evaluation & Treatment of the Hip, Loren H. Rex, DO

Manual Treatment for Pelvis & Lumbar Spine, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Pubic Symphysis, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Lower Extremity, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Spine and Cranial Base Update, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of the Clavicle, Loren H. Rex, DO

Adaptation of the Body to Internal and External Injuries, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Upper Extremity, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Thoracic Cage, Loren H. Rex, DO

Scientific Myofascial Release, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Spine and Cranial Base, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Thoracic Ganglia, Loren H. Rex, DO

Manual Treatment for the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Ganglia, Loren H. Rex, DO

Cranial Mobilization: Direct and Indirect Technique, Loren H. Rex, DO

Analysis and Correction of Locomotor Dysfunction (Walking Cycle), Loren H. Rex, DO

Bennett's Neurolovascular Reflexes, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Pituitary-Thyroid-Adrenal Axis, Loren H. Rex, DO

An Intensive Study of Structures of the Face, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Myalgia Patient, Loren H. Rex, DO

Manual Treatment of Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Loren H. Rex, DO

Overview and Biomechanical Treatment of Vagal Nerve Disorders, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of Decreased Motion of the Wrist, Loren H. Rex, DO

The Scientific Approach of Chapman's Reflexes for the Respiratory System, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment Disorders of the Fourth Rib, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment Disorders of the Thyroid, Loren H. Rex, DO

An Intensive Study of the Middle Cranial Fossa, Loren H. Rex, DO

Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage, Dr. Vodder's North American School, Linda Blanchfield, RMT

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of Disorders of the Coccyx, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of T4 Syndrome, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of Headache Syndrome, Loren H. Rex, DO

Somato-Visceral Dysfunction: Genito/Urinary System Disorders: An Update, Loren H. Rex, DO

The Scientific Approach of Chapman's Reflexes for the Abdominal Viscera, Loren H. Rex, DO

Manual Treatment of Disorders of the Urinary Tract, Loren H. Rex, DO

Differential Diagnosis for the Manual Practitioner, Loren H. Rex, DO

Cranial Mobilization B Advanced Update, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of T9 Syndrome Relating to the Walking Cycle, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical Ganglia, Loren H. Rex, DO

Somato-Visceral Dysfunction: Cardio-Respiratory System, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Treatment of the Ribs, Loren H. Rex, DO

Cranial Mobilization B Advanced Update, Loren H. Rex, DO

Evaluation and Manual Treatment of Disorders of the Talus, Loren H. Rex, DO

Somato-Visceral Dysfunction: Gastrointestinal System, Loren H. Rex, DO

Aston Therapeutics; Judith Aston, Instructor,

Sports Massage II: Sports and Therapeutic Massage, Brian Utting School

Multiple Sclerosis: Fatigue Management, Diagnosis, Classification and Prognosis, MS Association, Patricia Coyle, M.D.

Evaluation and Treatment of the Iliotibial Band, Loren H. Rex, DO

Somato-Visceral Dysfunction: Genito/Urinary System Disorders, Loren H. Rex, DO

Introduction to Muscle Energy, Loren H. Rex, DO

Using Scan Exams, Loren H. Rex, DO

American Massage Therapy - Washington State Conference
Regenerative Massage,
Overcoming Paralysis
Working with Athletes with Disabilities

Workshop on the Highlights from the Fascia Congress, Amsterdam

Kinesio Taping: Fundamentals and Advanced Training, Masahiro Takakura, DC, ND

Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research
Translational Research and Massage Therapy, Christine Goertz, DC, PhD
How a Biomachanical Model Can Influence Fascial Anatomy Research, Julie Ann Day, PT
Translational Research Panel Discussion, Moderators: Glenn M. Hymel, EdD, LMT; Leon Chaitow, ND, DO
Four Functional Assessment Methods: Their Research Origins and Clinical Usefulness, Leon Chaitow, ND, DO
Assessment of Upper Limb Dysfunctions: Indications for Superficial or Deep Fascia Work, Julie Ann Day, PT
Areas of Promise in Research of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Josephine Briggs, MD

Manual Therapy in Recovery from Breast Cancer Treatment, Whitney Lowe, LMT

Anatomy Trains, Brian Utting School, Thomas Myers

Whiplash: Assessment and Treatment of Acceleration Injuries, Pt. Townsend School of Massage, Diana Thompson, LMP

Whiplash, Spinal Trauma, and the Personal Injury Case, Daniel J. Murphy, DC, DABCO and Adler Giersch

Emotions at the Edge: Ethical Issues in Countertransference, Antioch University, Karen MacQuivey, MSW

Seeing, Touching, Listening: Assessment Alternatives in the Trager® Approach, Gail Stewart

American Massage Therapy Association Washington
Review of Washington State Law
Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

Anatomy Review: Skeleton, Muscles, Nerves, Organs, Circulation and Embriology, Bodies... Exhibition Tour

Provider's Seminar: Working with Gender Variant Children and their Families, Gender Spectrum Education

Muscle Memories, Dave Campbell, BA, LMP, CTP

Advanced Charting in Managed Care; Brenneke School of Massage