Welcoming Melanie! Our New Massage Therapist!

Dear Beloved Patients,

We are pleased to announce and welcome our new massage therapist, Melanie Austin, L.C.M.T.!

Melanie's Availability:

Tuesday - 10am to 6pm
Wednesday - 10am to 4pm
Saturday - 10am to 2pm


”My treatment goal is to educate clients on their body alignment.  The use of Clinical Massage, strength building exercises, and lifestyle changes provide this while de-stressing the whole being."

Being a Massage Therapist allows me to directly impact the health of my patients, and I find this very rewarding. As someone who has a long history of skiing, off-road biking, running, rollerblading, and weightlifting, I know firsthand the benefits of therapeutic body care.

I did not want basic massage training or to perform spa work. I wanted to go beyond the skin, address the structure, and learn about the body as a functional being. I obtained accreditation through The Soma Institute’s 750-hour Clinical Massage Therapy program, and graduated with President’s Honors, in December 2007 and National and State licensing, January 2008. 

My beliefs and approach to massage are not about how many techniques I am trained in, it is about how effective my skills are, and the positive healing effect it has on my patients. Throughout my years in practice, I help relieve chronic pain that releases both mental and physical stress. I facilitate change in the body’s structure, which stops the injury/pain cycle that so many of us go through needlessly. I specialize in facilitating change.

I look forward to the opportunity to be part of your healing journey!

Melanie Austin, L.C.M.T.
Dr. Daniel Fedeli Daniel J. Fedeli, DC, PC, established The Balancing Center in 1987 to meet the increasing demand for alternative healthcare in Chicago and offer access to a different perspective on health and wellness. He believes in techniques that re-establish balance in order to promote the incredibly powerful resources that lie within the human body. His noninvasive techniques work with the body, optimizing performance and function, in order to alleviate pain and stress. Dr. Fedeli combines the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA) method with a wide array of forward-thinking techniques designed to release physical holding patterns, and ease the effect of traumas, memories, and emotions on the body’s critical functions. Carefully selected treatments, such as energy synchronization, neuro-emotional clearing, stabilizing exercise, and movement therapies are used in conjunction with spinal adjustments to remove factors adversely affecting the body’s ability to restore and maintain long-term stability.

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