About Us

Massage Therapy Associates of the New River Valley is a group of Licensed Massage Therapists practicing through out the Roanoke and New River Valleys. We are diversified integrative health care providers with training in a wide variety of specialties.

All of our members have passed a National Therapeutic Massage Certification Exam and are licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing. Also all associates are members in good standing with either the Associated Bodywork and massage Professional or the American Massage Therapy Association.


Tod Whitehurst LMT

Tod is a licensed massage therapist and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). He is a founding member of Massage Therapy Associates of the New River Valley and past President of the Southwest Virginia Massage Therapy Association.

Tod was a faculty member of the Blue Ridge School of Massage & Yoga where he taught classes in hydrotherapy, sports massage, ethics workplace massage and hot stone therapy. Tod is a graduate of Lynchburg University and Blue Ridge School of Massage and yoga. He is licensed by the Virginia Board of Nursing.

Tod is trained in a multitude of modalities including Medical Massage and his sessions consist of a set of combined deep therapies encompassing many different styles including a technique of his own called “Muscle Comforting”. Each session is tailored to the specific needs of his clients.