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Massage Therapy  – Insurance for Prevention

Massage Therapy – Insurance for Prevention

Many clients ask if massage therapy is covered under their insurance. Depending on the state you live in and whether massage therapy is licensed in your state (it is in Illinois) and on what type of insurance coverage you have, the answer could be yes. Massage is considered as Alternative and Complementary Medicine and is…

Top 5 Reasons to Receive Cupping Massage

Top 5 Reasons to Receive Cupping Massage

Recently, all of our Licensed Massage Therapists completed a Cupping Massage course.  Cupping is defined as a vacuum of negative pressure applied with flexible silicone cups that bring circulation and remodel Myofascial tissue below the skin to generate physical change.  The silicone cups are flexible and easy to apply and do not require heat or…

Why Do a Wellness Plan?

Why Do a Wellness Plan?

Many of our clients ask if there are ways that they can make their regular massage therapy regimen more affordable without laying out a large sum to purchase a package. The answer is YES! We call it our Wellness Plan. Some health clubs and franchise massage places have created memberships to fulfill the “kneads” of…

Why Should I Care How My Massage Therapist is Paid?

Why Should I Care How My Massage Therapist is Paid?

Have you ever been in a situation where you had to get your hair done in a pinch, but your stylist was not available?  You wanted to book with a different stylist because it was more convenient, but you didn’t want to upset your regular stylist, right?  Perhaps you thought that they may be on…

What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture?

At Therapeutic Kneads, we offer many different types of massage therapy, all of which have unique benefits. However, we also offer some alternatives to massage therapy, such as acupuncture. Acupuncture is one of the oldest practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It is founded on the belief that disease is caused by disruptions to the…

Beyond Massage: Chiropractic Adjustment

Beyond Massage: Chiropractic Adjustment

You may be aware of the numerous massage therapy services we provide at Therapeutic Kneads. However, if you are looking to try something new, we offer some alternatives to massage therapy as well. One of those alternatives is chiropractic adjustment. Chiropractic adjustment has many benefits for patients suffering with spinal pain or for anyone looking…

Water to the Wise

Water to the Wise

If water is second only to air in importance for life and we can only survive a few days without water, why is it that most don’t like to drink it?  Consider these facts; 60-75% of total body weight is water Lungs are comprised of 90% water, the brain is 76% water, and bones are…

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

The romance between you and your pillow is over. Cervical pillows can be a natural, drug-free way to relieve pain. They accomplish this by supporting your neck in a neutral position and supporting your posture to alleviate headaches and neck strains due to stress, trauma, and arthritic conditions. The proper pillow can eliminate tingling and…

Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go

Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go

If your “stressometer” is at a boiling point, you have nowhere to go but down….calmed down, that is. Cortisol is the hormone that is created by the Adrenal Glands (literally sitting on your kidneys) that gets the party started for your body to get into action. Getting Ready for the “party” Kick it into high…


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