Karen is the owner of RN Therapeutics, a private practice providing Medical and Therapeutic Massage as well as postural correction that can affect chronic pain, structural and muscle imbalances. As a Registered Nurse and Licensed Massage Therapist, Karen has comprehensive education and experience that combines traditional medical and orthopedic knowledge with advanced medical and therapeutic massage techniques. This unique combination enables her to work with people facing a wide variety of medical and physical challenges, including pain management, injuries, musculoskeletal and postural dysfunctions, headaches, visceral and fascial restrictions, edema and Lymphedema, and numerous other conditions. Karen is a Nationally Certified Medical Massage Therapist, Certified Posture Specialist, Certified Kinesiotape Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Certified Infant Massage Instructor, Certified Group Fitness Instructor,and Personal Trainer. RN Therapeutics sells pillows and home exercise equipment for stretching and strengthening as well as educational products, Biofreeze, Sombra warming and cooling cream, and CBD pain relief cream. MISSION STATEMENT: To educate, motivate and provide treatment for those seeking to change and improve their lives through wellness, rehabilitation, posture, movement, stress reduction, muscle balance and pain relief.

RN Therapeutics

License Number
RN 503089-L MSG001255 NCMMT 0076 BCTMB 322234-00

693 Reading Ave.
Reading, Pennsylvania 19611

tel. 610 736-0800 (day)
tel. 610-736-0800 (evening)
fax. 610 736-0456


Hours of operation / Fees

Monday-Friday 9:00am-7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm
Office hours by appointment only.
Visa/MC/Disc/AMEX. Gift cards. Auto Accidents, Workers Comp Insurance accepted.

Driving directions

From Allentown: 222 south to 422 east to Penn Ave. West Reading exit. From Penn Ave. turn right onto Seventh Ave, travel 1/2 block, turn right into the alley & immediately left into the parking lot. From Pottstown: 422 West to Penn Ave, West Reading, turn right onto Seventh Ave, travel 1/2 block, turn right into the alley and immediately left into parking lot.

From Lancaster/Ephrata: 222 North towards Reading/Allentown. Exit 422 West Business, Penn Ave. Turn right at bottom of exit ramp onto 422 East, Penn Ave. At the 6th traffic light turn left onto 7th Ave, travel 1/2 block and turn right into alley, them immediate left into parking lot.

From Phila: PA Turnpike West to exit 298 (Morgantown/Reading). Travel Rt 176 West towards Reading. At the end of 176 bear left onto 422 West toward Reading. Take exit 11B, 422 West Business, West Reading (NOT Penn St, Reading). On Penn Ave, turn right onto 7th Ave, go 1/2 block and turn right into the alley, then an immediate left into the parking lot.

My skills

Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki, Cancer Massage, Therapeutic Touch, Geriatric Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Lymphedema Management, Pregnancy and Infant Massage, Medical Massage, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Postural Analysis and Rehabilitation including customized exercise programs that easily transition to home or a gym setting, Therapeutic Massage, Reflexology, Visceral Manipulation, Active Isolated Stretching, Kinesiotaping and Trigger Point Therapy.

Articles & Books Written

Speaker Presentation:
"Complementary Therapy Options for the Critical Care Environment," March, 2005, Spring Into Critical Care Conference, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Reading, PA.
"What is a Nurse Massage Therapist?" April, 2006, HACC (Harrisburg Area Community College) RN Program, Nursing Grand Rounds.
"Massage as Focus in Complementary and Alternative Therapies" April, 2006, Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Professional Associations / Memberships

ACE-American Council on Exercise AHNA-American Holistic Nurses Assn
AIS-Active Isolated Stretching AMTA-American Massage Therapy Assn
BCTMB-Board Certified in Therapeutics Massage and Bodywork
CKTP-Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner
GMI-Geriatric Massage Institute
IAHP-International Alliance of Healthcare Practitioners
IDEA Health and Fitness
LMT-Pennsylvania Licensed Massage Therapist
MFN-Medical Fitness Network
NLN-National Lymphedema Network
NMT-Neuromuscular Therapy Practitioner
NPI-National Posture Institute
NCBTMB (past NCBTMB Board of Directors/Treasurer)