Tamer Gurmen is the founder of Gurmen Integrative Health. The offices are located on the beautiful Island of Coronado in San Diego, and in the community of Hillcrest --just a few minutes from downtown. Tamer shares offices with a successful chiropractic team, acupuncturist and other massage therapists. The San Diego office offers neuro feedback services and the Coronado office has a full spinal X-ray equipment available for services.
Tamer specializes in Clinical Sports Massage Therapy, Myofascial/Neuromusular Release, Orthopedic Massage and Myoskeletal Alignment. He is pro-actively engaged and works closely with physical therapists, yoga instructors, medical doctors, psychologists and psycho- therapists. He has helped many clients with neck, shoulder, lower back pain, shin splints, Compartmental Syndrome, and more. He is very strong and understanding of the functional mechanics of the Myoskeletal and Myofascial system of the entire body. His innovative methods are designed to have maximum carry over into integrative and functional athletic performance, as well as daily lifestyle habits. His toolbox offers relaxing therapeutic work for people with high stress level jobs and lifestyles.
Complimentary to his work he will assess lifestyle habits and make suggestions for stretches and exercises for longer lasting effects. He believes that therapy is an important yet fractional component to the overall healing process in any human.
He is in the process of finishing his course work to become a Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and a member of the Association for Integrative Psychology. His philosophy is that values drive people into success as well as avoidable injuries. He will incorporate consults with therapy sessions and offer individual, group and marriage consulting services starting 2014.
In addition to his national certificaion as a Clinical Sports Massage Therapist, he is also an accredited practitioner with the Kinesio Taping Association International and utilizes kinesio taping in conjunction with his therapeutic work to help expedite the recovery process. He is the mobility coach in multiple gyms, thus his background as a (CF-L1) CrossFit Level 1 coach gives him a clear look on how treatment plans relate to functional movement, allowing him to further tailor his treatment plans.
He travels nationally to teach workshops and conducts seminars for the San Diego Police department. He extends his gratitude by visiting colleges and talking to graduating classes on business and ethics in the work force.
Many crossfitters, paralympians, olympic level gold medalist, SEAL Team members, SDPD SWAT members, tennis pro's, tri- athletes and many more seek his aid in injury prevention, recovery and performance enhancement.
His volunteer work involves working with the San Diego Police Department NW division as a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and Mobility Coach. He attends the annual Veterans Stampede in the Alternative Medicine Tent to help homeless veterans. He was an instrumental part of the physio team for the USTA Barnes Girls Nationals 16&18 and was also engaged with the Center for the Blind in San Diego working the "Blind Strokers Bicycling Club" He also assisted in creating college curriculums for therapists in the field of Clinical Sports Massage Therapy.