About Driftway Muscular Therapy

Founded in 2007, our massage therapy business is built on a foundation of providing relief to our clients. All of our massage therapists are fully-licensed and certified, and have extensive experience in multiple massage methods.

Massage therapy has an endless list of benefits, including reduction in stress and anxiety, relief from soreness and pain, injury recovery, improved blood circulation and much more. No matter what your reason is for coming in, we'll work to make sure you get the results you desire and you leave feeling sublime.

Meet our Associates

Dan Bates, LMT, BCTMB

Dan Bates, Driftway Muscular Therapy, Scituate, MA

Dan Bates is a graduate of the Muscular Therapy Institute of Watertown, Ma. He studied in their 900 hour program that focused on Anatomy, pathology, physiology, ethics, techniques, and hands-on experience in the Clinic. Dan is nationally certified with the NCBTMB and holds a current state license in massage, as well as being a member in good standing with the American Massage Therapy Association.

Dan has continued expanding his knowledge and has been certified to offer Pregnancy Massage. He was certified in the 36 hour Carole Osborne-Sheets program and uses his knowledge of Anatomy to provide the safest environment for both mother and child. Dan is also proficient in relaxation (Swedish), Sports massage, trigger point therapy and deep tissue massage. When working with a client, Dan will use portions of each modality to create a unique therapeutic massage experience and achieve optimal results. Dan is able to use varying degrees of pressure from very light to deep and achieve a better state of relaxation and wellness.

Prior to Massage Dan received a Bachelor of Science in Education degree from Bridgewater State College (1998) where he became a certified elementary education teacher. Dan was also a Kung Fu and Tai Chi instructor for 10 years in Cohasset, Massachusetts where he taught both children and adults.

DJ Matthews, LMT

D.J. Mathews, Driftway Muscular Therapy, Scituate, MA

DJ graduated from Cortiva Institute – Boston, Watertown, MA in January of 2008. It was a 750 hour comprehensive massage therapy program focusing on Muscular Therapy, the in depth study of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, ethics and business practices. DJ creates a practice focused on client wellness to fulfill his passion for impacting the health of clients by encouraging relaxation and relief from pain.

DJ has great Empathy and Personal Relationship Skills, while always maintaining a Client/Customer First Attitude. With his Passion about Well Being & General Health, he uses his skill in massage to help his clients to not only relax, but to recover from pain and spasm faster.

DJ is skilled at Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Release, Sports Therapy Massage, Chair Massage, Myofascial Technique, Relaxation Massage, basic Pre-Natal Massage and Craniosacral Techniques.

DJ is also a certified practitioner in Surya Thai Bodywork, Shiatsu and Hot & Cold Stone Massage.

He is constantly continuing his education to better serve his clients and give them the best possible care he can.