The reason I became a massage therapist was to help people. I try to educate my clients, help
them manage their pain from every day life and work related tensions. I provide an
understanding of why their shoulders may feel tense, why their neck hurts or why their sciatic
nerve keeps flaring up. Stress is real. It can do major damage to your body if not addressed
properly. My expertise can eliminate stress, increase blood flow which will release positive
chemicals in the brain to help you relax naturally. With dedication and consistency your
carpal tunnel, arthritis pain, sciatic nerve pain or any other aches and pains from everyday life will be worked away with my massage knowledge. This is my promise to you to help you feel better.

Start a new plan in life. Feel great again. Get your body back!
I have been a massage therapist for almost a decade. I specialize in deep theraputic muscle
massage, glide cupping, stretching muscles and trigger point releases. All you need to do is
make an appointment with me. Let me release your pain, stress and help you relax and manage
your body more efficiently. We can start a program together that fits your schedule. All you
need to do is make the call.


LMT

Shannon Liss, LMT

Who Should I see for my needs?

Melissa always has a smile on her face with a positive outlook on life. She is the type of person who loves helping people especially athletes or clients with particular problem areas. Besides working here she is also employed at a chiropractor’s office.  Melissa is a natural born athlete. She started playing softball at the age of 8 till now, volley ball from grade school through high school and still plays sand volley ball during the summer seasons. In her upper 20s she found her new passion and that was running. She is currently training for her 3rd half marathon in May of 2016. She also found  obstacle/mud races to be quit fun. She has run in many of these races in the past few years; Spartan, dirt runner, warrior dashes, foam runs, color run, diva dash and even a 25 miles late night bicycle race in Chicago.  She graduated from IVCC December of 2015. Before graduation she took classes  in Kinesio taping.  She finds it beneficial to her and her clients. Melissa's strengths are in  sports massage, deep tissue, and myofascial techniques. She is looking forward to getting certified in trigger point therapy and myofascial. On her off time she enjoys, working out, hiking, biking, running, kayaking…. Well put it this way anything out side that keeps you active.  Melissa is certified in Rock Blades


Neck and Shoulder Dysfunction - Melissa, Shannon


Back Pain and Dysfunction -  Jennifer, Melissa, Shannon


Legs and feet - Jennifer, Melissa, Shannon


Arms and Hands - Melissa, Jennifer


Pelvic/Hip/Lower Back Issues - Jennifer, Shannon

                                        

Migraines/Tension Headaches- Shannon,  Melissa


Specialized Stretching  - Jennifer, Melissa 


Sports Massage - Melissa, Jennifer


Prenatal Bodywork -  Shannon


Cupping and Lymphatic Work - Jennifer, Melissa, Shannon


Kinesio Taping - Jennifer, Melissa


Meet our Therapists Therapeutic Massage in Peru

Jennifer began her massage career in 1999 after graduating from Waubonsee College in Sugar Grove.  Spending most of her career working primarily in chiropractic and sports medicine, she continued her education to become a certified medical massage practitioner. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago,  she opened Pro Muscle Care in the spring of 2013 with the hopes of helping people recover from chronic injuries and pain conditions in the local community.


Although Jennifer works on the entire body, her strengths lie in lower body work with specialty practice in sciatica, piriformis syndrome,  pelvic stabilitzation and leg work.  Using many techniques including deep tissue, myofascial release, Muscle Energy Techniques and ROM stretching. 


Sports massage is also a passion of Jennifer's.  She is skilled at pre and post event massage, including recovery and cryotherapy.   Being a triathlete, she has has the personal experience to be able to help all athletes, especially runners, cyclist, and swimmers.


Jennifer has recently become certified in Kinesio Taping and has been furthering her education in Ayurvedic Medicine for the last year.   At the end of 2015, she will be adding Ayurvedic treatments and Panchakarma to her practice in addition to the therapies she is currently using.  


Jennifer loves anything outdoors  and adventurous including cycling, hiking, rock climbing snowboarding  and riding on the Harley with her husband. 

LMT, MMP, CKTP (Owner of Pro Muscle Care)