Fitness Professional
Massage Therapist

Heather Nusbaum

Exercise Physiologist/Massage Ther, Nutree Fitness

KILLEEN, Texas 76543

ABOUT Heather

Heather Nusbaum is a Certified Management Accountant, Exercise Physiologist, Licensed Massage Therapist, MELT Instructor, and Master Trainer with NASM & ISSA. In 2013, Heather created Paws for Fitness a program to incorporate canines in the workout process. Over the years, this program has become a therapeutic modality within the training protocols of Nutree Fitness.

As a Therapist and CEO, Heathers goals are to improve others quality of life and help them exceed their goals.

How did Heather go from Accounting and Business to Exercise Physiology? At a young age Heather was diagnosed with Dysfunctional Knees, this was a label that was attached to describe being in pain 24/7. This pain continued for the next 15+ years. After gaining weight due to age and inactivity, she realized that something had to give in her early 30s. On her own she picked up and modified a box program and within 1 year had completely removed all the knee pain shed suffered for the last 15+ years.
Over the next few years it became apparent that Heather could get smarter and help other people do what she had accomplished by accident, improving their quality of life and moving toward a pain free existence. In 2014, Heather and her husband Eric decided to create Nutree Fitness and focus on individuals who needed to get out of pain without creating more pain for themselves and helping other individuals in self-care businesses to not be taken advantage.

Today Heather and Eric own 3 businesses focused on helping others to become their best self. Nutree Fitnesss focus is still to help individuals who are broken due to biology or life to improve their quality of life. Individuals who are in chronic pain, have a history of injuries, and/or need a general corrective movement plan. What better way to help people then to make their pain go away. ... show less.




5-10 Years

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Paypal
  • Credit/debit Cards
  • I am interested in working with people who have the following conditions:

    I am certified in: Arthritis • Obesity • Parkinson's • Post-Surgical • Women's Health
    I am familiar with: Alzheimer's Disease • Breast Cancer • Cancer - General • Diabetes • Fibromyalgia • Heart Disease • Mental Disorders • Multiple Sclerosis • Osteoporosis • Respiratory Disease • Stroke

    MedFit Certifications and Coursework

    Foundations of Medical Fitness: A Comprehensive Course for Specialists
    Medical Fitness Specialist


    ISSA Collee of Exercise Science -- Exercise Science

    Industry Certifications

    National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) -- OTHER

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Master trainer

    Additional Certifications

    CPR/AED -- HSI

    Liability Insurance -- Healthcare Providers Service Organization (HPSO) Co

    Techniques and Specialities

    Massage Techniques Practiced

    • Active Isolated Stretching
    • Geriatric Massage
    • Myofascial Massage
    • Orthopedic Massage
    • Sports Massage
    • Trigger Point therapy
    • Deep Tissue massage
    • Kineseo Taping
    • Myofascial release
    • Pregnancy Massage
    • Structural Integration
    • Energy Work
    • Movement Education
    • Neuromuscular
    • Reiki®
    • Swedish Massage

    Fitness Activities and Specialty Areas

    • Back Pain Prevention/Postrehab
    • Fitness Assessment
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Postnatal Fitness
    • Strength Training
    • Weight Loss
    • Women's Fitness
    • Core Training
    • Fitness Education
    • Men's Fitness
    • Postrehab/Injury Recovery
    • Stretching
    • Weight Management
    • Family Fitness
    • Flexibility
    • Personal Fitness Trainin
    • Senior Fitness
    • Toning and General Fitness
    • Wellness/Preventive

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