Lisa Pugh Scudder graduated from the Atlanta School of Massage in 2002 receiving a certification in Neuromuscular Therapy and Deep Tissue Integration, and began working in Atlanta. In 2004 she moved to Swansboro with her husband, who was stationed at Camp Lejeune. She received National Certification as an NTMB in 2006, and has been practicing in Onslow and Carteret counties since. In 2015 she received her medical massage certification, which enables her to bill insurance companies with a doctor's prescription.