Wood Therapy in Algonquin

Columbian Wood Therapy

Columbian Wood Therapy at CATARA

Also known as Maderoterapia, Columbian wood therapy in Algonquin is a holistic massage technique that utilizes wooden implements to promote various health and aesthetic benefits.

Benefits include:
  1. Improves circulation: Wood therapy involves specific massage movements and techniques that can help stimulate the lymphatic system, promoting the removal of toxins and waste products from the body. This enhances lymphatic circulation, reduces fluid retention and eases symptoms of constipation.
  2. Tightens skin and reduces cellulite: The wooden tools used in wood therapy are specially designed to target and manipulate specific areas of the body. By applying pressure and friction, these tools can help break down cellulite, stimulate circulation, and improve the appearance of skin texture, leading to a more sculpted and toned appearance.
  3. Relaxation and stress relief: Like other massage techniques, wood therapy can provide relaxation and stress reduction. The gentle movements and pressure applied during the massage can help release muscle tension, improve blood flow, and induce a state of relaxation, promoting a sense of well-being.



4. Improves blood flow: Wood therapy involves deep tissue massage techniques, which can help stimulate blood circulation in the treated areas.  Improved blood flow can enhance the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, promoting overall health and vitality.

5. Skin rejuvenation: The use of wooden implements during the massage can help exfoliate the skin, remove dead cells, and stimulate collagen production. This may result in improved skin tone, increased elasticity, and a more youthful appearance.

6. Pain relief and muscle relaxation: Wood therapy can target specific areas of tension or muscle pain, providing relief and relaxation. The massage techniques employed can help release knots, reduce muscle spasms, and alleviate discomfort.

7.  Natural and non-invasive: Wood therapy is a non-invasive treatment that utilizes natural wooden tools, making it an appealing option for those seeking holistic and organic approaches to wellness. It does not involve the use of chemicals, artificial substances, or invasive procedures.



Our Chicago and Algonquin Medical Spas consist of board-certified, highly trained providers who's experience is rooted in dermatology, facial aesthetics and wellness. We believe in education and training and we stay current with the latest technologies and techniques in aesthetic medicine.

2 Locations

67 E. Oak St. in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood and 308 S. Main St. in the historic “Old Town” district of Algonquin.

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