About Us

I am a Coaching The Body Master Practitioner, Clinical Thai Bodywork Practitioner, Yoga Teacher, Reiki Practitioner, Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist.  My passion is helping people by uncovering the root causes of myofascial pain and dysfunction, and rebalancing neuromuscular systems.  I combine knowledge of ancient healing arts with modern myofascial techniques to relieve pain, restore function and facilitate healing.


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Doug Ringwald - Coaching The Body, Highland Park

474 Comstock Place

Highland Park , IL 60035 map it

(312) 420-3427

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Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • I had sciatic pain running down my right leg. Doug performed a very thorough evaluation and was able to determine the source of the problem. He then went through a series of techniques and I was able to walk out pain free.

    Doug is my "go to" person for any physical issue related to my ruuning, biking, and swimming. He finds the source of the issue and fixes it! Extremely knowledgeable & talented!

  • Doug is thoughtful, methodical and comforting. He is able to explain what he’s doing in a succinct, meaningful way. I very much enjoyed my first visit and felt reassured that he had skills to help me heal.

    I felt really heard and safe. Doug was extremely professional and explained everything as he was doing his assessment. I am very hopeful that my issues will be resolved under his care.

  • Doug is extremely knowledgeable in working with the body structure and pain management. Every case is different and Doug is a detective in searching for the cause and hopefully resolve of the issue. I would not hesitate to recommend Doug and his work.

    Doug is obviously knowledgeable and extremely thorough. I came with a tight, sore back and left feeling significantly better. Interesting to note that only a small part of the session actually focused on the back. He really knows his stuff.

  • Doug did a great job!

    He diagnosed my shoulder issue and greatly reduced the pain and increased my shoulder’s flexibility

  • Once again a wonderful experience. Doug's skills, techniques and knowledge is superior. I learn more and more each time I have seen Doug. He truly takes a personal interest in you and what you are experiencing. Thank you so much. Jan O

    Dougs diagnosis of where the pain and or restricted movement is coming from is spot on. Thereafter the treatment in those areas is very effective.

CTB Therapy 90min

$190
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CTB Therapy 60min

$150
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Traditional Thai Bodywork 60min

$150
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Traditional Thai Bodywork 90min

$190
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Corrective Exercise

$120
45min
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Doug R.

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60 Verified Reviews

CTB Therapy 90min

$190
90min
Request Appt

CTB Therapy 60min

$150
60min
Request Appt

Traditional Thai Bodywork 60min

$150
60min
Request Appt

Traditional Thai Bodywork 90min

$190
90min
Request Appt

Corrective Exercise

$120
45min
Request Appt
by Ronda on Sep 06
I had sciatic pain running down my right leg. Doug performed a very thorough evaluation and was able to determine the source of the problem. He then went through a series of techniques and I was able to walk out pain free.
by Susan on Aug 17
Doug is my "go to" person for any physical issue related to my ruuning, biking, and swimming. He finds the source of the issue and fixes it! Extremely knowledgeable & talented!
by Anonymous on Aug 17
Doug is thoughtful, methodical and comforting. He is able to explain what he’s doing in a succinct, meaningful way. I very much enjoyed my first visit and felt reassured that he had skills to help me heal.
by Amy on Jul 12
I felt really heard and safe. Doug was extremely professional and explained everything as he was doing his assessment. I am very hopeful that my issues will be resolved under his care.
by Anonymous on Jul 10
Doug is extremely knowledgeable in working with the body structure and pain management. Every case is different and Doug is a detective in searching for the cause and hopefully resolve of the issue. I would not hesitate to recommend Doug and his work.
by Steve on Jul 07
Doug is obviously knowledgeable and extremely thorough. I came with a tight, sore back and left feeling significantly better. Interesting to note that only a small part of the session actually focused on the back. He really knows his stuff.
by Anonymous on Jun 17
Doug did a great job!
by Bill on May 29
He diagnosed my shoulder issue and greatly reduced the pain and increased my shoulder’s flexibility
by Jan on May 23
Once again a wonderful experience. Doug's skills, techniques and knowledge is superior. I learn more and more each time I have seen Doug. He truly takes a personal interest in you and what you are experiencing. Thank you so much. Jan O
by Stuart on May 05
Dougs diagnosis of where the pain and or restricted movement is coming from is spot on. Thereafter the treatment in those areas is very effective.

Average Rating:

4.82 (Based on 56 Reviews)

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by Ronda on Sep 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
I had sciatic pain running down my right leg. Doug performed a very thorough evaluation and was able to determine the source of the problem. He then went through a series of techniques and I was able to walk out pain free.
by Susan on Aug 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is my "go to" person for any physical issue related to my ruuning, biking, and swimming. He finds the source of the issue and fixes it! Extremely knowledgeable & talented!
by Anonymous on Aug 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is thoughtful, methodical and comforting. He is able to explain what he’s doing in a succinct, meaningful way. I very much enjoyed my first visit and felt reassured that he had skills to help me heal.
by Amy on Jul 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
I felt really heard and safe. Doug was extremely professional and explained everything as he was doing his assessment. I am very hopeful that my issues will be resolved under his care.
by Anonymous on Jul 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 60min with Doug R.
Doug is extremely knowledgeable in working with the body structure and pain management. Every case is different and Doug is a detective in searching for the cause and hopefully resolve of the issue. I would not hesitate to recommend Doug and his work.
by Steve on Jul 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is obviously knowledgeable and extremely thorough. I came with a tight, sore back and left feeling significantly better. Interesting to note that only a small part of the session actually focused on the back. He really knows his stuff.
by Anonymous on Jun 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug did a great job!
by Bill on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
He diagnosed my shoulder issue and greatly reduced the pain and increased my shoulder’s flexibility
by Jan on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Once again a wonderful experience. Doug's skills, techniques and knowledge is superior. I learn more and more each time I have seen Doug. He truly takes a personal interest in you and what you are experiencing. Thank you so much. Jan O
by Stuart on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 60min with Doug R.
Dougs diagnosis of where the pain and or restricted movement is coming from is spot on. Thereafter the treatment in those areas is very effective.
by Anonymous on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 60min with Doug R.
Excellent knowledge and experience at his work and able to teach to treat oneself when not in a session
by Tom on Apr 2019
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is great and knows the body well. Highly recommend.
by Jeni on Mar 2019
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Super thourough and helpful.
by Eileen on Feb 2019
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Was awesome!
by Steve on Feb 2019
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Fantastic experience. I highly recommend Doug.
by Fay on Jan 2019
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug was knowledgeable, skilled, exceptionally competent in diagnosis and treatment of my malady. He did not look at the clock and gave me the skills to deal with mitigating and reducing my pain. I was thrilled with my session and will seek follow up if need be. What a treasure!
by Anonymous on Dec 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Very focused on my comfort level.
by Anonymous on Nov 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug did an assessment and focused on the problem. Electric stimulation and deep massage really helped the pain for which I sought help. He also made some excellent and practical recommendations for shoes, inserts, etc. Highly recommended.
by Anonymous on Nov 2018
Verified
Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Very pleased with the treatmrnt, made another appointment.n
by Larry on Sep 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Went for first session so still accessing....Doug was very professional and explains everything with detail.....going back for second session next week....
by Anonymous on Sep 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is so professional and knowledgeable about how the body works. I have only had two sessions but already my body is responding to the massage therapy.
by Carol on Sep 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
I liked the whole process and I will definitely be going back.
by Anonymous on Aug 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug understands pain patterns and has appropriate treatment plans.
by Michael on Aug 2018
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Service Received: CTB Therapy 90min with Doug R.
Doug is very knowledgeable. He gave me extra time the first session and provided recommendations for post session stretching.
by Anonymous on Aug 2018
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Service Received: CTB Manual Therapy 90min with Doug R.
I'm training for a marathon, so having pliable muscles is is a "must". Doug always finds the trigger points that need attention and gets me back in order!
by Anonymous on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Amazing knowledge and skill to resolve physical issues related to my training.
by Susanne on Mar 2018
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug is exceptionally skilled and has dramatically changed my movement for the better
by Vladimir on Feb 2018
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug has been helping my son, a high school Varsity swimmer, with the problems with his shoulders. Just after a few sessions the results are outstanding. Highly recommend!
by Andrea on Feb 2018
Verified
Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug was great!! He assessed my problem and gave me suggestions and exercises to help resolve my pain. Great experience!
by Anne on Nov 2017
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
I’m moving more freely after our session! Thank you !! You are the best !!
by Linda on Sep 2017
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
My session with Doug went too fast but before I left I scheduled another one for the next week. I felt that Doug evaluated my problem and listened to me. He was kind, knowledgeable and professional with a bit of humor added in. He followed up his suggestions by emailing me certain information before the day was over. I would highly recommend his services to others who need massage therapy.
by Anonymous on Jul 2017
Verified
Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Amazing results! Recommending Doug to everyone I know. So grateful for Doug's patience and expertise. He's truly gifted. I've had a painful and stiff neck for 3 months and after various types of treatment Doug is the only person that has been able to help.
by Anonymous on May 2017
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug has tremedous technical ability and great obsevation and listening skills. He is able to diagnose and correct problems that seem to baffle other healthcare professionals.
by J.C. on Nov 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug is very knowledgeable, professional, and he is always able to alleviate pain/trigger points with his techniques. I always feel better after I leave a session. I would highly recommend Doug.
by Anonymous on Nov 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
He is grate explains everything carful he is soft spoken is relaxing I enjoy it.
by Anonymous on Oct 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Save your time and money and don't go to physical therapy. Go to Doug. He is a detective and figures out where the problem is and then works to fix it.
by Judith on Sep 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Amazing. Kind. Knowledgable. Saw results right away. I went to my chiropractor following the session with Doug and my doctor said that in 14 years he'd never seen my body as centered as it was.
by Anonymous on Aug 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork 90min with Doug R.
Doug is an extremely knowledgeable and competent bodyworker!
by Anonymous on Aug 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug is great. He dialed in on specific spots that no other practitioner has found and used a unique method that helped relieve pain I've had for the past 3 years! No question, go see him!
by Anonymous on Aug 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Awesome and so knowledgeable!! Wear leggings, light pants and if you wear shorts wear bike shorts or something underneath… you get into some "interesting" positions.
by Barbara on Jul 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
I think a lot of effort was put into solving my problem - as yet, it hasn't been solved. I hope to keep working on it.
by Anonymous on Jun 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
I like Doug's thoughtful and caring approach to my "issues". Besides on the mark therapy, he gave me things to do at home to enhance the good effects, and to hopefully, solve my problems!
by Anonymous on Jun 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug has an amazing knowledge of the human muscular system and the ability to diagnose an treat those problems
by Ron on Jun 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Amazing knowledge
by Judy on Jun 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug explained everything to me in a way I could understand, and really spent the time necessary to help me with my pain. He also followed up and provided me with the information I need to help myself going forward.
by Jay on May 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
I came to your studio in pain and after two sessions I am well on my way to recovery. Also I appreciate the information which allows me to work on the problem myself between sessions. My wife is fastidious and she was wondering about the sheets. If they are changed between sessions you should tell the women anyway. However you do a great job and I am very grateful for all of your assistance. - Jay
by Anonymous on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
This was a first session and Doug seemed to make a knowledgable analysis of the core problems.
by Fred on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug very obviously knows what he is doing. I went for relief from a specific injury. I was able to go back to work the next day. Can't wait to go back for "relaxation" massage.
by dennis on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
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by Beverly on Feb 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug is absolutely amazing!!
by David on Jan 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug is a personable and knowledgeable professional. I highly recommend to anyone seeking a remedy.
by Anonymous on Jan 2016
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug is great. He knows what he is doing!
by Alan on Dec 2015
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Fantastic thai massage. Doug really knows his art.
by Anonymous on Nov 2015
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
I frequently get massages because someplace on my body is always aching. They feel good at the time, but afterword, as I go about my day, all the tension and aching returns. After seeing Doug Ringwald once for pain and stiffness from an ankle injury, my ankle feels almost normal, and the relief has been maintained! Doug is remarkably knowledgeable! I will be returning soon for help with some of my other aches and pains very soon!!
by Anonymous on Nov 2015
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
easy going atmosphere
by J.C. on Oct 2015
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Service Received: Clinical Thai Bodywork with Doug R.
Doug is an extremely knowledgable Thai Body Worker. He is a very professional and caring person. Also, he explains what he is doing and how the muscles correspond with a certain trigger point in the body. I would highly recommend him! J.C. Morris
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Doug Ringwald - Coaching The Body, Highland Park

474 Comstock Place

Highland Park , IL 60035 map it

Phone: (312) 420-3427

  • Doug Ringwald - Coaching The Body, Highland Park

  • 474 Comstock Place
  • Highland Park , IL 60035
  • (312) 420-3427
  • http://dougringwald.com/
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