My Name is Mike. I have worked in the healthcare industry for over 10 years developing and using soft tissue techniques that have helped people become pain free in record time. I am Licensed in Occupational Therapy, Certified Massage Therapist, Post Re-hab Conditioning Specialist and Pilates Fitness Instructor.
After reading an article about "Dr. Dot " on CNN.com I quickly sent her an e-mail outlining my background, training, and experience working with musicians. Dr. Dot invited me for an interview and, after reviewing my credentials and performing a hands on evaluation, asked me to join her team.
Being a musician myself, and working with many, I know that a diagnosis of Repetitive Strain Injury of the arm and hand can be a musician's worst nightmare. In addition, the rigors of being on the road and performing every night can bring about a host of other muscular problems. No musician wants to think that his or her career may be handicapped or even over due to pain and decreased mobility. In order to help musicians, I have integrated the most effective techniques that I have learned over the years into an innovative treatment method which focuses on the individual musician's special healthcare needs. My method will >restore mobility to injured muscle tissue, manage pain, boost overall performance and endurance, and extend your career. If you are experiencing nagging aches in your thumbs, stabbing pain in forearms, or if you wake up in the middle of the night with arm, back, or neck pain I have the techniques and experience to help rid you of your pain quickly. I will help you get out of pain and back on the stage.
“Thank you very much for making this happen, especially considering the late notice. I can't say enough how great a service you provide.
David” Hans Zimmer Production Manager David M.
“"Very pleased with the service, cheers Dot"” Overtones Tour manager
“"Thanks Dr. Dot! You're the best!"” Rancid tour manager Cris
“We love Dr. Dot and her entire team. It's so nice to know that we can get a massage in any city! Traveling can be uncomfortable and her team really helps us out on the road. I would hate to tour without them!” Erin - Tour Manager (Pat Benatar)
“"The service was great. Thank you"” Shawn Richesin TOUR MANAGER - Kaleo
“"Dr. Dot and her team are GREAT; the Dot Bots did an amazing job, thanks for helping us on tour"” Zucchero Tour manager, Raymond A.
“"The Dotbot, Chandra (San Diego) you had come out today, was amazing!"” NIghtwish TM Roger
“I would never get a massage anywhere else except through Dr. Dot with her team; they are all excellent.” Rob Halford (Singer of Judas Priest)
“Thanks so much for your help!!! We will be in touch for future tours!” Susan, Casting Crowns Tour Manager
“Excellent. Loving your service - girls have been fantastic.” John Nave (Tour Manager - Gipsy Kings)
“Jeff Wayne has really taken to all the massage’s he had so far from your team. Roland in Cardiff was great / Jeff and Jason Donovan both had massage’s from him and both said how good he was.
Tour Manager” War of the Worlds Tour manager Neil B.
“"Service has been very good on this tour. Hanne in Munich was great."” Jason Mraz tour manager Matt S.
“"Thanks for the prompt service. Amy (Miami) was great!"” Paul C. (Tour manager of the Hives)
“"Thank you so much. Abby (Dallas DotBot) was amazing. All are very pleased."” Big Gigantic TM Katie
“"Thanks for sorting Cherri in Portsmouth(UK) …. My guitar player is very happy"” Chris G. tour manager of Australian Pink Floyd
“Whitney did a great job, and some of the other guys had work done also so I think it worked out well for her too
Paul Collis” Anthrax Tour manager Paul
“Thanks a lot for your help along the way!” Sherri - Production Coordinator (Mannheim Steamroller)
“Dr. Dot always has the best massage therapists.” Johnny - Bass Player (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
“Dear Dr Dot,
Thank you for setting up Therapists along the way of our tour. THAT was a huge help to Band/Crew to keep them feeling better and fit!
” Johnny Lang Tour manager Brad
“"Thank you very much for the recent US run. You sent us some great Bots. My favorite was Calgary, she was awesome!"” Rod Stewart Tour Manager Matt O.
“"She rules. Our favorite yet. Let's have her every time"” Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros TM Sam
“Thank you for always being able to get people here quickly. It has been a big help.” Matthew - Production Coordinator (Lady Gaga)
“"I feel much better since getting massage from Dot-Bots and I am thrilled with my progress. You guys have saved me!"” Gypsy, Tour manager of Behemoth
“"Everything was great! Thank you so so much. Especially for your quick response...Will"” Pointer Sisters manager, William
“"We really like Denise (Boston Dotbot) she does a great job in Mass.... Of course all the therapists have been great on this run" Jan. 2014” Gipsy Kings TM John
“"Sheila in Detroit yesterday was AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!"” Harry Connick Jr. Tour Manager
All your "bots" we're great. No complaints, and a few were LOVED.
JONNY particularly liked the girl in Thackerville OK (Kourtnii), she was strong enough to really reach Jon's tough back issues"” Experience Hendrix Tour Manger, Greg
“Lars (Stockholm Dotbot) took care of the band-members and left all in awe!
He provided a table, towels etc which made it very easy to work with.
Very on point and definitely made for an amazing show at night - thank you again!
Romi (Prague Dotbot) came by, arrived early, was very well prepped (had her own table, scented candles, oils, towels) and had the brightest smile we'd seen in days!
She took care of the band-members who all were left amazed and startled by her touch ;)
Thanks Romana, def will hit you up next time round.
Tour Manager - Ben Howard” Martijn Tour Manager - Ben Howard
“"the Dotbots were excellent!! thanks again and can’t wait to do it again.."” Chromeo Tour manager Ray
“The Dots we had rocked!” Christopher - Tour Manager (Bad Company)