Ramon Mascarenas, CMTPT, LMT

Holistic approach to wellness

Co-owner of PalmLeaf Massage Clinic
Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist
PalmLeaf Massage Style – Integrated Lomi Lomi
Certified Prenatal Massage Therapist
Licensed Massage Therapist

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Ramon Mascarenas is an accomplished and versatile massage therapist who is dedicated to learning and growing as a practitioner. In the many aspects of his work, Ramon continually receives positive feedback from clients about both his unique style of massage and the positive effects of his therapeutic approach.

Born in Manila, Philippines, Ramon’s family immigrated to Honolulu, Hawaii in 1972. In 1976 they moved to Illinois, and he has lived in Chicago ever since. Ramon lives with his wife in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and has two wonderful daughters.

His wealth of experience in many different careers has fueled Ramon’s passion for learning and growing as a person. His success as a graphic designer, professional photographer, and a home remodeler (residential properties) have all led him to this career. It was his search for deeper meaning in his work that brought him to his true calling: massage therapy.

Credentials

  • Member of NAMTPT – National Association Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist
  • Board Member – Treasurer of NAMTPT
  • Member of American Massage Therapy Association
  • Illinois State License No.: 227.015844
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) #1831596899

Enjoy the good life. Enjoy a massage.™

Ramon Mascarenas is a member of National Assocation of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (NAMTPT) whose primary training is focused on identification and treatment of myofascial pain and dysfunction. If you experience chronic pain which other types of treatment or medications have not resolved then myofascial trigger points are a likely cause of your pain.

The word myofascial means muscle tissue (myo) and the connective tissue in and around it (fascia). Myofascial pain often results from muscle injury or repetitive strain. When stressed or injured, muscles often form trigger points, like contracted knots, that cause pain and tightness.

Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy can help with these conditions:

• Back pain
• Headaches
• Neck pain
• Whiplash
• Rotator cuff (shoulder) pain
• Jaw pain (TMJD)
• Tennis elbow
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Hand and arm pain
• Repetitive Strain Injuries
• Pelvic pain
• Hip pain
• “Sciatic” pain (buttock and leg pain)
• Leg and knee pain
• Plantar fascitis (foot) pain
• Tendinitis/tendinopathy
• Burstitis
• Arthritis
• Disc pain (bulge/rupture/herniation) and radiculopathy
• Frozen shoulder
• Fibromyalgia

The PalmLeaf Massage Style combines Lomi Lomi style with guided meditation and is integrated with Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy and specific techniques which are customized to your needs. Lomi Lomi is a traditional Hawaiian style massage with energy work to heal through relaxation. This may include Hot Stone Massage, Cupping Therapy, Hydrotherapy (Hot and Cold) Treatment, and Breathing exercises.

About Lomi Lomi

It is a Hawaiian style of massage that supports the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. All of our services are inspired with Lomi Lomi.

“Lomilomi means the loving touch, a connection between heart, hand and soul with the Source of all life. The purpose is to revive the body, to move blood and lymph, to open spasms and remove waste materials from muscles and connective tissue.”

“… If your hands are gentle and loving, your patient will feel the sincerity of your heart and the Lord’s healing will flow through you both.”

by Aunty Margaret Machado, LMT

  • Member of American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
  • Member of NAMTPT – National Assoc. Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist
  • IL State License No: 227.015844
  • NPI# 1831596899
  • Trained in Lomi Lomi under Daniel MooreLMT, NCBTMB and Uncle Kaipo Kaneakua of Oahu.
  • Lomilomi Hawaiian Massage II, by Daniel Moore, LMT, NCBTMB
  • Lomilomi Wela Pohaku Hawaiian Massage III (Advance Techniques with hot stone), by Daniel Moore, LMT, NCBTMB
  • Opu huli ma’i ‘ka’ (Preserving the family tradition – lomi lomi ‘ka’) by A’o Kupuna Parker Kaipo Kaneakua Sr.
  • Compassionate Touch, 16 CE by Ann Catlan, LMT
  • Certified Prenatal Massage 16 CE by Karry Wolf Anderson (pregnancy massage)
  • Advanced Trigger Point Techniques for Buttocks and Hip, by Mary Biancalana
    Founder, MS Edu, CMTPT, LMT, Cert. Personal Trainer
  • Advanced Range of Motion Assessment Upper Body, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Range of Motion Assessment Lower Body, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Trigger Point Techniques for Arm, Elbow, Wrist and Hand, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Trigger Point Techniques for Shoulder, Chest andUpper Back, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Trigger Point Techniques for Head, Neck and Jaw, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Trigger Point Techniques for Thigh, Knee, Lower Leg and Foot, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advanced Perpetuating Factors of Muscle Pain and Dysfunction, by Mary Biancalana
  • Frozen Shoulder Treatment Protocol, by Mary Biancalana
  • Advance Trigger Point Techniques for Frozen Shoulder by Mary Biancalana

Volunteer Work and Awards

  • 2015 recognition award from American Massage Therapy Association – Illinois
  • Active volunteer since June 2014 at Arlington Heights Senior Center as a massage therapist
“Ramon delivers an excellent massage – all inclusive of great deep pressure for both a therapeutic & relaxing result. He also worked on stretching for my tightness. Ramon does a wonderful job. He has that caring attitude of helping people.” – Rob K.

Ramon's Schedule

Ramon’s Schedule at
Northbrook Clinic

HealthSmart
Monday & Thursday: 9am – 8:30pm

Ramon’s Schedule at
Buffalo Grove Clinic

Touch of Health
Tuesday: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Friday: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 8:30pm

Testimonials

Franks's Schedule

Frank’s Schedule at
Buffalo Grove Clinic
Touch of Health
Tuesday: 1:30pm – 6:30pm
Wednesday: 1:30pm – 6:30pm
Friday: 2:30pm – 6:30pm
Sunday: 10:30am-6:30pm

About Frank

Buffalo Grove Location:
Call 847.990.1170 
355 W. Dundee Rd., Suite 110
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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Northbrook Location:
Call 847.272.1000
2565 Shermer Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
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