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Massage therapists Rachel Romanelli (LMT, BCTMB, CLT) and Rachel (Daev) Knieff (BCTMB) provide therapeutic massage services at Avenues of Health in Minneapolis.  Rachel Romanelli has been practicing for 26 years and is a Washington-state-licensed and board-certified massage therapist. She is also a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy hosted at Duke University Medical Center. 

Rachel Knieff, who goes by “Daev,” is a board-certified massage therapist and certified neuromuscular therapist. Daev earned her associate’s degree in massage therapy from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2015 and has been practicing for 6 years. Actively mentored by Rachel Romanelli, she joined the Avenues of Health team in February of 2021.

Rachel and Daev work closely with with Avenues of Health Director/Owner Dr. Paula Allenburg to ensure chiropractic and therapeutic massage treatments produce the best possible outcomes.

Because of their experience and training, Rachel and Daev are able to offer Avenues of Health clients a wide range of healing modalities, including deep tissue, injury treatment, trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, cranial sacral therapy, Swedish massage, energy work, pregnancy massage, temporal mandibular joint dysfunction (TMJ), oncology, scar tissue work, orthopedic cupping and post-surgical treatment that includes lymphedema and lymphatic therapy.