Massage

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There’s no denying the therapeutic power of massage. Regardless of the adjectives we assign to it (pampering, rejuvenating, therapeutic) or the reasons we seek it (a luxurious treat, stress relief, pain management), massage therapy can be an important element in your healthcare regimen.

  • Relieves stress
  • Encourages relaxation
  • Improves posture
  • Improves circulation
  • May lower blood pressure
  • Helps manage pain
  • Improves flexibility
  • Alleviates pre-natal discomfort
  • Promotes deeper breathing
  • Relieves tension headaches
  • Strengthens immune system
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Meet Your Massage Therapist

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Denise Thompson, LMT

The Edge Wellness Team is thrilled to include Denise as our Massage Therapist.

As an avid traveler, Denise loves to explore new places and is constantly seeking learning opportunities. Her life path includes proudly serving in the U.S. Air Force, providing excellent customer service as a corporate travel agent, and now her true calling as a Massage Therapist. Originally from Michigan, she lived abroad in Germany for seven years, and now permanently resides in O’Fallon, IL.

A firm believer in the connection between body and mind, Denise is an advocate of massage for the proven benefits of relieving physical as well as emotional stress.  As an Edge Wellness team member, she strongly supports massage as a viable modality for enhancing overall health and well-being. Her approach is perceptive, guided by intuition and excellent knowledge of physical anatomy, understanding of kinesiology and the energetic anatomy. With her training she is able to stay present, grounded, and guided by breath during the massage with flow, rhythm, and precision. Her goal is to be a very caring and adaptable therapist. Denise is a proud graduate from The Body Therapy Center and School of Massage in Swansea, IL.  She is certified in Prenatal Massage and is a Reiki II practitioner.