Find a male massage therapist near Arlington Heights, IL

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Top 10 Male Massage Therapists near Arlington Heights, IL

Top Pro
5.0
from 37 reviews
5.0
(37)
GREAT VALUE
  • 20 years in business
  • 202 hires on Thumbtack
"I've traveled the world, literally, in search of excellent massage and body work. Daniel truly has the gift to zero in on what's aching and he's not afraid to work it out. Great environment as well."

$65

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 40 reviews
5.0
(40)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 8 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
"Bharat is one of the most professional and most talented massage therapists I have ever worked with. I highly recommend him."

$75

estimated cost

4.9
from 15 reviews
4.9
(15)
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"Migdalia is an amazing, inspiring woman. As my trainer, she had great compassion, challenging me but also understanding my limitations. She was also my massage therapist and I could feel her warmth and care with every touch. She's remarkable and I recommend her with the highest possible regard."

$75

estimated cost

4.8
from 4 reviews
4.8
(4)
GREAT VALUE
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved my massage. Environment was relaxing and all my areas of concerns were addressed. I felt the masseuse had a real knowledge of anatomy which she applied when targeting my troubled areas."

$70

estimated cost

5.0
from 6 reviews
5.0
(6)
  • 18 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Loved it!!! Very professional! I finally could work again without pain. My neck is better"

$80

estimated cost

4.5
from 4 reviews
4.5
(4)
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Very dedicated and professional person."

$75

estimated cost

4.9
from 8 reviews
4.9
(8)
  • 4 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
"Excellent deep tissue massage. Daria is very skilled therapist. Also she was very carying and professional."
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Top Pro
5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
  • 7 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
"This was my first massage and Sergii was so kind and polite and took the time to explain the different massages and was always great about making sure I was comfortable. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a massage and I will definitely be using him again in the future. Thanks for the excellent massage Sergii!"
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Top Pro
5.0
from 12 reviews
5.0
(12)
  • 18 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
"WOW! Different that other medical massages where I have had to wait a few days to see the results, the improvement to my physical and mental state was immediate. I've already scheduled my next visit with her. Do yourself a favor, call her for your appointment today. This beautiful soul will help you feel better immediately!!"
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4.8
from 13 reviews
4.8
(13)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 3 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
"Christine responded to my inquiry promptly, fortunately had an opening at a time that I needed because my neck was really hurting, and her massage and her interaction with me during the therapy was very professional and caring. She really helped my neck!"
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What is Thai massage?

Thai massage, also called Thai yoga massage, combines acupressure and assisted yoga postures. Thai massage is based on the flow of energy through the body and focuses on energy lines called “sen.” It doesn’t use oils or lotions and, instead of rubbing muscles, the massage therapist compresses, pulls, stretches and rocks the recipient’s body to promote the flow of energy through these sen. In this form of massage therapy, practitioners use their hands, knees, legs and feet to apply deep muscle compression and stretch the body. It’s often performed on a mat on the floor instead of on a massage table. Like most forms of massage, Thai massage is used to relieve stress, improve range of motion and enhance flexibility. Some people also use Thai massage to address a range of health issues, including:  

  • Relieving tension headaches
  • Decreasing back pain
  • Reducing joint stiffness and pain
  • Stimulating circulation and lymphatic drainage
  • Boosting energy

Because a traditional Thai massage session covers all of the muscles in your body, it typically lasts 90 minutes to 120 minutes.

How much do you tip a massage therapist?

All forms of massage therapy, from Thai massage to Swedish massage to deep tissue massage, are similar to other spa or hospitality services. So it’s appropriate to tip a massage therapist the standard hospitality rate of 15 percent to 20 percent of the cost of the session. For example, the national average cost for a deep tissue massage is $70-$90, so expect to tip $12-$18. Of course, you can always tip more or less depending on your experience, especially if you’ve opted for extra services. For example, expect to tip more for a couple’s hot stone massage session that includes aromatherapy. Also, if you’re paying with a gift certificate or coupon, or purchasing a discounted multi-session package, make sure to calculate your tip based on the full price of the massage.

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