PalmLeaf Massage & Wellness

an alternative approach to pain management

 

Therapeutic Massage | Acupuncture | Chiropractic Care | BioFeedback Brain Balancing

Steve, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm, and Firm

Credentials

Steve P., LMT   Steve is a highly skilled and licensed massage therapist with over 35 years of experience. He received his degree from Blue Herron Academy in MI and has collaborated with industry distinguished professionals and neurologist physicians. Steve’s passion for helping others with chronic pain has shaped his remarkable journey. 

Skill Sets
  • Neuro Muscular Therapy
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Stretch Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Reiki
Natalia, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate-firm, Firm, to Extreme

Credentials

Natalia, LMT — A graduate of the First Institute in Crystal Lake, IL, Natalia is a Licensed Massage Therapist with over eight years of experience in bodywork. She is deeply committed to assisting her clients through her expertise and continuously enriches her practice by expanding her repertoire of skills.

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Cranial Sacral
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
  • Thai Massage
  • BioEnergy Meridian Massage (Lymphatic Drainage)
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Reflexology
  • Manual Cupping
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Sports Massage
James, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm, and Firm

Credentials

James M., LMT With 26 years of experience in massage and bodywork, James, LMT is a highly skilled professional. He has worked in various clinical and therapeutic settings, utilizing his expertise to help clients with pain management. James graduated from the Chicago School of Massage Therapy and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA). 

Skill Sets
  • Neuro Massage Therapy
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Swedish
  • Deep Tissue
  • Energy Work: Reiki
  • Sports Massage
  • Stretch Therapy
Iryna, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate-firm, Firm

Credentials

Iryna, LMT — Iryna is a licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with over 22 years of extensive experience in bodywork. Her professional background spans medical and chiropractic settings, where she specializes in managing her clients’ chronic pain. Iryna employs a diverse range of modalities tailored to deliver optimal results in pain management.

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Tens Unit & Ultrasound Therapy
  • Certified Cupping Therapy
  • Certified Prenatal Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Sports Massage
Roma, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate-firm, Firm

Bio

With over 20 years of medical massage and bodywork experience, I am dedicated to helping you with your ailments. It feels great hearing positive results and feedback from clients.”

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Tens Unit & Ultrasound Therapy
  • Certified Cupping Therapy
  • Certified Prenatal Massage
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Sports Massage
Sandra LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate-Firm and Firm to targeted muscles

Credentials
Sandra, LMT — a proficient Licensed Massage Therapist with over 12 years of experience, specializes in advanced bodywork. Her practice emphasizes a personalized approach, allowing her to accurately target musculoskeletal issues. She uses a variety of modalities tailored to meet each client’s specific needs.

Sandra says, “Working with you to create a balance of body and mind, I love to help my frazzled clients slow down, take a deep breath, and relax.” 

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Acupoint Therapy*
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • Passive Range of Motion, Muscle Activation
  • Lypossage
  • Prenatal/Postanal Massage
  • Manual Cupping Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Hot Stone
  • Sports Massage

*Acupoint therapy is a collection of therapeutic modalities derived from Traditional Chinese Medicine. It includes techniques, such as acupressure and acupuncture, that are used to stimulate acupoints throughout the body.

Eumi Chang D.C.

Dry Needling & Chiropractic Medicine

Credentials

Dr. Eumi A. Chang graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. She emphasizes treating women’s health issues, pre-and post-pregnancy pain and wellness care, and musculoskeletal conditions.  She is also certified in the Webster Technique and a certified acupuncturist. 

Samantha, L.Ac

Acupuncture Therapy
Acupuncture, Tuina Bodywork, Acupressure, Fire Cupping, and Gua Sha

Credentials

Samantha Brodersen, L.Ac, M.S.O.M., graduated from the National University of Health Sciences, a valedictorian in her 2016 class with a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northern Illinois University, 2012

Kaori LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate, Moderate-Firm, and Firm to targeted muscles

Credentials

Kaori, LMT — A seasoned Licensed Massage Therapist with over ten years of experience, Kaori provides specialized care for those with chronic pain. She graduated from Harper College and uses a personalized, intuitive approach. Her training includes techniques like manual lymphatic drainage and FOHOW BioEnergy Meridian Massage, which improve her ability to alleviate complex pain issues.

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • FOHOW BioEnergy Meridian Massage
  • Myofascial Release
  • Prenatal/Postanal Massage
  • Medi-Cupping
  • Manual Cupping Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki III
Connie, NBB

BioFeedback Brain Balancing
Improving Mental Wellness

Credentials
Connie M. Komora is certified in Neurogen High Performance Neurofeedback (HPN). This brain balancing technology is cutting edge and improving the mental wellness of those treated. A patented procedure and FDA registered device, HPN targets areas of the brain where imbalances are causing a variety of symptoms, such as: anxiety, addiction, depression, migraines, insomnia, and chronic fatigue. It is particularly helpful for anyone suffering with PTSD, concussions, or traumatic brain injury.
Julie LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light to medium and deep pressure

Credentials
Sandra, LMT — a proficient Licensed Massage Therapist with over 12 years of experience, specializes in advanced bodywork. Her practice emphasizes a personalized approach, allowing her to accurately target musculoskeletal issues. She uses a variety of modalities tailored to meet each client’s specific needs.

Sandra says, “Working with you to create a balance of body and mind, I love to help my frazzled clients slow down, take a deep breath, and relax.” 

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Medi-Cupping
  • Sports Massage
Roberto, CMTPT, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm, to Firm

Credentials

Roberto, CMTPT, LMT — A Licensed Massage Therapist with more than a decade of experience in bodywork and Certified in Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Roberto possesses an exceptional ability to identify and effectively address muscle knots that contribute to chronic pain. His skilled hands ensure precision in treatment delivery.

Roberto emphasizes prioritizing health, stating, “Your well-being is paramount. I am committed to listening intently to your concerns and tailoring my approach accordingly to maximize the benefits of each session.”

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Muscle Release Techniques
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Lomi-lomi
Diane LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Light, Moderate, Moderate-firm Specific

Credentials

Diane, LMT — Diane is a licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) with over 30 years of bodywork experience. One of her specialties is noninvasive deep tissue massage and cupping.

Diane says: “Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Life has periods where healing is necessary. Bodywork, meditation, and qigong have played a part in my own healing. I welcome joining your journey to peace and freedom from pain.

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Non-invasive Deep Tissue
  • Scar Tissue Management
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
  • Manual Cupping
  • Neuro Muscular Therapy
  • Sports Massage
Katerina LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm, to firm

Credentials

Katerina, LMT — Licensed Massage Therapist and Member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), possesses a solid medical background rooted in over eight years of experience within a hospital setting.

Katerina articulates her holistic approach to therapy: “Integrating therapeutic bodywork with clients’ awareness of their bodies and incorporating daily self-care practices is crucial for effective pain management. I meticulously customize each treatment plan and self-care recommendation to align closely with individual client needs, aiming for optimal results.”

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Medi-Cupping
  • Hot Stone
  • Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
  • Manual Cupping
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Active/Passive Range of Motion
  • Sports Massage
  • Scar Tissue Management
  • Taping
Jasmine LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm

Credentials

Jasmine, LMT — Licensed Massage Therapist and member of Associated Bodywork Massage Professionals (ABMP). With a deep-seated intuition in her craft, Jasmine excels at alleviating chronic pain through expert bodywork. She brings over seven years of specialized experience in therapeutic bodywork to her practice.

Jasmine strongly believes in client education as a crucial component of wellness. “An educated client is an empowered client,” she asserts. While therapeutic bodywork provides significant relief, incorporating self-care into your daily regimen is essential for transitioning from mere survival to full-fledged thriving.”

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Manual Cupping
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Active/Passive Range of Motion
  • Sports Massage
  • Hot Stone
  • Tens Unit
  • Taping

 

Ramon, CMTPT, LMT

Massage & Bodywork
Moderate, Moderate-firm, Firm, to Extreme

Credentials

Ramon, LMT, CMTPT—With over a decade of expertise in bodywork therapy, Ramon is a Licensed Massage Therapist and a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist. He holds memberships with the American Massage Therapists Association (AMTA) and the National Trigger Point Therapy Association (NAMTPT) and is also recognized as a 10K Small Business Alumni. Ramon has refined a distinctive approach throughout his career, integrating multiple therapeutic modalities to address chronic pain effectively through hands-on techniques.

Ramon’s philosophy centers on collaborative care: “Effective pain management requires establishing a partnership with each client,” he explains. “My role extends beyond treatment—I empower clients by teaching self-care strategies to ensure sustainable pain relief and ongoing preventive care.”

Skill Sets
  • Swedish & Deep Tissue
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • TMD Therapy
  • Abdominal Visceral Massage
  • Sports Massage