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 27 years and is a Washington-state-licensed and Board Certified Massage Therapist in Massage & Bodywork (BCTMB). She is also a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) through Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy hosted at Duke University Medical Center with over 147 hours of core training and over 14 years of experience in lymphatics.

Rachel Knieff, who goes by “Daev,” has been practicing for 9 years, graduating with her associates degree from Northwestern Health Sciences University in 2015 and  is a Board Certified Massage Therapist & Bodywork (BCTMB) and certified neuromuscular therapist.  She took Klose method of lymphatic therapy in 2021 and continues to take continuing education to deepen her skills.

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.

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