About Me

imageCraig Quaglia, MTPT LMT CSMT


Mr. Quaglia is  one of the most respected trigger point and clinical massage therapist in the Chicago area for 29 years and a graduate of the renowned Chicago School of Massage Therapy well over a decade before training or licensing was required. He attended Northern Illinois University, was an Instructor at Kiswaukee College’s Therapeutic Massage Therapy program from 1995-2000. He went on to develop a large clinical massage practice in Oak Park in the late 1980’s and 90’s. In 1991 he became the publisher and editor of TOUCHINK, a newsletter that massage therapists across the country utilized to educated clients and patients on the benefits of massage therapy across the country from 1991-2000.

In 2001 he moved on to do pioneering work at the Fibromyalgia Treatment Centers of America over seeing and executing successful treatment plans for fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndromes.

Mr. Quaglia later joined the Brannick Clinic of Natural Medicine in Riverside, Il working in a more holisitic model where treating “the cause” was the focus of patient treatment plans. In addition to having his own private practice his experience is very broad, Mr. Quaglia excels at treating chronic pain, fibromyalgia, sports and overuse injuries. He has had the great fortune to participate in home birthing on two occasions, support hospice patients and has worked with professional musicians and an Olympic Athlete. His motto “Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy For A Pain Free, Productive Life” has been his driving passion.


Formal Education

Certified Muscle Energy Techniques

Member of the AMTA, NAMTPT 

Certified Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques Erik Dalton

Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist, Certified by the National Association of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist

Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist Myo Seminar Certification Series Certified Neuro-Muscular Therapist in long leg/short leg muscular dysfunction, Dr. Leon Chatou

Certified Whiplash, Chicago School of Massage Therapy Certified Infant and Pregnancy Massage, Chicago School of Massage Therapy

Certified Massage Therapist, Chicago School of Massage Therapy

Certified Stress Management University of Wisconsin, Lacrosse

And much more, after all I have been practicing for 30 years!