Meet the Team

Michelle Rice, founder of “Preserva Therapy MED SPA”, is a physical therapist with twentytwo years of experience and specializes in breast cancer rehabilitation and advanced manual technique. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor Degree in Human and Organizational Development and received her Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami School of Medicine. She has extensive knowledge in manual therapies and incorporates craniosacral therapy, myofascial release, trigger point release, soft tissue mobilization, scar release, manual lymph drainage, yoga, breath control and relaxation techniques into her treatments. She is a certified lymphedema therapist and yoga instructor.

Michelle Rice PT, MSPT, CLT, RYT


Vicki Martin graduated from South University in WPB with an AS as a physical therapy assistant. Before becoming a PTA in 2007 she became a massage therapist in 1995 and worked with an Orthopedic and Neurology practice to get her physical therapy experience. She brings more than 20 years of experience with specialties in manual therapy, pain management, orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation and cancer recovery care. She specializes in breast cancer recovery and is lymphedema certified and helps by teaching survivors and therapists to prevent and conquer the side effects after breast cancer.

Vicki lives in Lake Placid with her husband and two children and is a native to South Florida. She and her husband have been certified foster parents over 5 years and lead a Foster/Adoption Support Group at their church. In her spare time, she loves being outdoors and sharing her time with her children, family and community.

Vicki Martin PTA, LMT, CLT

Stephanie Simpson was Born and raised in Sarasota Florida and she has 2 kids. She has been in Lake Wales/Babson Park area since 2012. She attended Florida College of Natural Health. Graduated 2009 with her degree in Neuromuscular Massage Therapy. Member of AMTA American Massage Therapy Association. FL AMTA Board of Directors 2011-2013. Nationally Certified. Certified Sports Massage, Chinese Cupping, Neuromuscular Massage
Graduated Ridge Technical College 2018 Facial Specialist/aesthetician. Certified facial cupping
Work with Elite Athletes; NFL, NBA, PGA, LPGA, WWE, NHL, MLB, High School and Collage Athletes
Massage Therapist for World Universidad Games; Team USA; Taipei. MA57086

Stephanie Simpson LMT, NMT, LE