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Cupping Therapy: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Healing at Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage

Chaz edward - Friday February 9, 2024

In the heart of Manhattan, Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage stands as a beacon of innovation in therapeutic massage, traditional practice with the latest in science based massage  to offer unparalleled care. Among the many services, cupping therapy emerges as a cornerstone. A new and modern adaptation of old techniques. The Essence of Cupping Therapy Cupping therapy, a […]

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How to choose the right massage: Deep vs. Swedish

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday November 16, 2023

How to choose the right Massage: Deep Tissue vs. Swedish Massage Introduction:In therapeutic massages, two popular options often stand out: deep tissue massage and . This blog is about how to choose the right massage. Both offer unique benefits, but understanding the differences between them is crucial for selecting the right one based on your […]

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Using HSA and FSA for Massage in our NYC Office

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday October 25, 2023

Healthcare costs are a major concern for individuals and families, and fortunately, there are various tax-advantaged savings accounts to help mitigate these expenses. Two popular options in the United States are Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs). In this blog, we’ll explore the key differences between HSA and FSA plans and discuss […]

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Our best tips for foam rolling

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday October 11, 2023

Foam rolling is a popular technique used to alleviate muscle tension and improve flexibility. However, when done incorrectly, it can lead to mistakes and potentially cause harm or discomfort. As the New York marathon approaches, we know there are a lot of you out there foam rolling, especially in between your sports massages! Here are […]

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New York Theater Performers with Jaw Pain and their hidden struggles

Beret Kirkeby - Monday October 2, 2023

Why Massage and TMD Intra-Oral Massage are Essential to New York Theater Performers with Jaw Pain In this blog, we will explore the importance of jaw massage and TMD intra-oral massage for New York theater performers with jaw pain and how these therapies can enhance their well-being. In the world of theater in New York […]

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If I have a chiropractor, can I still see a massage therapist?

Beret Kirkeby - Saturday July 22, 2023

Unlocking the Power of seeing a massage therapist: A Guide to Combining Massage and Chiropractic Care for Optimal Healing and Pain Relief Introduction to Massage and Chiropractic  When it comes to seeking relief from pain and improving overall well-being, many individuals are drawn toward the benefits of massage and chiropractic care. While these two practices […]

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Why is massage therapy so expensive?

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday April 23, 2023

Are you wandering the internet in a doomed scroll, looking at the massage pricing near you and wondering, “Why is massage therapy so expensive?”. Then this post is for you! While we are all collectively experiencing sticker shock at the market changes this year due to inflation, it can be tough when the things we […]

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Sports massage and Professional Athletes

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday March 2, 2023

Every now and again, we get asked to do some really fun things in the name of massage therapy. In this case, it was specific to sports massage and professional athletes. We treat a wide range of professional athletes at our location in NYC. We have worked with professional football players, basketball players, tennis players, […]

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Simple ways to manage normal pregnancy-related back pain

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday June 15, 2022

f you are having trouble managing pregnancy-related back pain, you are not alone.

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Do you want a Massage or a Rub?

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday February 17, 2022

Massage or a Rub? We thought it might be a good idea to do a little post on the difference between a massage and a rub. Often these two things are confused, used interchangeably and the general public might not know that there is a difference. As a massage therapist, there is definitely a difference. […]

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