Meet Our Massage Therapists

Rudy Alaniz (LMT)


Rudy has been a massage therapist for nine years. He grew up in Schaumburg, has two kids, and enjoys watching and playing sports. He offers many types of massages: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point.

Rudy is available Wednesdays from 9:30am-1pm & 3:30pm-7pm, Fridays 9:30am-1pm & 2:30pm-6pm, and every other Saturday 8am-2pm.

Sara Smedinghoff (LMT)


Sara has over 13 years of experience as a massage therapist.  In addition to being a licensed massage therapist, Sara is also a Physical Therapist Assistant working at an orthopedic surgeon's office.  

Sara has taken extensive continuing education classes in Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue techniques, Pre and Post Natal massage, and instrument assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization.  Sara personalizes each massage to address the clients specific need and goals of massage. 

In her spare time Sara enjoys spending time with her 4 year old daughter, training for a marathon, and reading. 

 Sara is available every other Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm.


Balanced Care Chiropractic

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Balanced Care Chiropractic




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9:30 am-12:30 pm

3:30 pm-6:30 pm


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    Strongly recommend!!!!!!
    Thank you Dr. Stephanie!!!"
    Robin S.