Advanced Center For Pain And Rehab

2060 W. Washington Street

Springfield, IL  62702

217.787.8200

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Rena Vink 
Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Rena Vink is a native of Springfield and a licensed massage therapist in Illinois and Florida. In 1978, she moved to Pompano Beach, Florida, where she lived for 26 years before returning to Springfield in 2003.

Intrigued with the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal system, in 1996, Rena enrolled in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Boward Community College while working as a Physical Therapist Technician. Following PTA school, she enrolled in the Massage Therapy program at the American Institute of Massage Therapy in Ft. Lauderdale and graduated in 1998. She continued her education in massage therapy at the Upledger Institute studying Craniosacral Therapy under Dr. John Upledger.

Rena gears her practice toward prevention and correction of muscle and fascia irregularities and pain management. She is a Board Certified Massage Therapist with the NCBTMB, a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, and a Certified Fitness Instructor.

Kurt Schleyhan 
Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Kurt Schleyhan is a native of Springfield. He is a member of the Christian Motorcyclist Association and the For One Ministry drama group. Also, he plays the bass guitar for the gospel band Chosen Generation. In his early 20’s he was a fitness instructor as well as a competitive runner and cyclist with a desire to further his knowledge of alternative medicine. He then moved to Gainesville, Florida to further his education and lived there for five years. Kurt is a 1998 graduate of LifePath School of Massage Therapy and a professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

He has extensive training in CranioSacral therapy, Neuromuscular therapy, and TriggerPoint therapy. He had the opportunity to train with Dr. John E. Upledger, the founder of CranioSacral therapy. The positive experience Kurt has had with massage therapy and chiropractic care throughout his athletic career inspired him to pursue a career in body work.

Kurt is excited to be a part of the team and to bring his experience to help patients with the healing process.

Patricia Reynolds 
Licensed Massage Therapist

 

Patricia Reynolds previously lived in the Chicago metro area where she raised a family for 20 years, taught college classes for 14 years and worked as an exhibiting artist for 15 years. She became a Licensed Massage Therapist when she moved to the Springfield area and has been practicing massage therapy for 13 years.

 

Patricia is greatly interested in addressing the issues our bodies face as we age. Her specialty is Integrative Massage as it incorporates all the techniques she has learned including neuromuscular, trigger point, sports, and oncology massage. She combines these with the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of massage to support a holistic mind and body approach to health.

 

She believes everything she learns becomes part of how she practices massage.

“We are all a combination of everything we learn, see, hear, read and do.”

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