Treating the Root is here to help the community receive personalized, professional healthcare that meets people's individual needs, through massage therapy, acupuncture, cupping therapy, and oriental medicine. We are here to give the people of the Watertown area including Fort Drum, 1000's Islands, and Tug Hill Plateau another choice in alternative healthcare. Our goal is to improve the community and the wellbeing of our residents and veterans. 

Our Team

Mary Chiappone LMT, L.Ac., Owner

Mary graduated from General Brown in 2009. She continued her education at North Country Community College; where she earned her A.A.S. in Massage Therapy and  went on to receive her BS from SUNY Potsdam with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry, with a pre med focus. Mary further attended Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and received her masters in Acupuncture. 

Heather Johnson 

Ashley Mason, LMT

Heather graduated from Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage in 2018; where she earned her certificate in Massage Therapy. She is amazing at getting into those problem areas. 

As a graduate of Morrisville State College in 2006, Ashley learned many different techniques to apply, during her massage career.  As a massage therapist, Ashley has expanded her services to offer not only Swedish massage, hot stone, herbal style massage, but also offers Ashiatsu (Ah Shee Att Su), cupping, craniosacral, reflexology, myofascial, prenatal massage, and massage doula.