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Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage supports the LGBTQIA+ community

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday September 20, 2020

Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage has always been a place where inclusivity and diversity have been highly valued. However, as our collective education grows, we have come to understand that simply being accepting is not the same as being actively welcoming. This is why we would like to formally announce that Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage supports […]

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Massage at our location during COVID-19

Beret Kirkeby - Saturday August 29, 2020

Welcome to your local Massage Therapy information page for Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage! If you are reading this blog, you probably have some questions about whether or not it is safe to receive a massage in the time of Covid-19, and what our practice and our cleaning regimen looks like since opening. If you have […]

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Our Massage Therapy Clinic in NYC Opening in Phase 3

Beret Kirkeby - Monday June 29, 2020

Massage Therapy Opens in Phase 3! We have an important update to share! Massage Therapy is scheduled for phase 3 re-opening in NYC! Phase 3 may be as early as July 6th. We will tentatively start taking appointments now for that date on a modified schedule. Our front desk is not yet open so all […]

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Racism is Both a Moral Issue and a Public Health Issue

Beret Kirkeby - Monday June 8, 2020

  Within the span of just the past few weeks, a number of Black Americans have been killed. Many of these people were murdered by police officers over non-violent offenses or no offenses at all. Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, David McAtee, Jamel Floyd, and Sean Reed are just a few of […]

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Our Clean Routine and Your Health

Beret Kirkeby - Saturday March 14, 2020

We are currently open for business, but on a limited schedule with strict health care precautions in place. We are checking in daily with our therapists and clients. If you or someone you know is sick, please stay home. Please wash before entering our space. This is a challenging time for everyone. We understand. Luckily […]

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Pain and the Zombie Apocalypse

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday March 12, 2020

Whether it’s another exhausting election cycle or the impending zombie apocalypse, many of us are a bit more stressed and anxious lately than usual.  Intense times, it’s totally normal to start experiencing some physical symptoms that might feel abnormal if you don’t realize their source.  Some of your old injuries might start hurting again, your […]

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The Benefits of Manual Therapy- An Interview from the Knowledge Exchange

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday February 27, 2020

Our Massage Therapist, Matt Danziger sits down with the Knowledge Exchange to talk Manual Therapy or rather what manual therapy is NOT in this blog/podcast One of the things we pride ourselves over here at Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage is our devotion to science and giving people a real outlook on what massage can and […]

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Six easy ways to get the most out of your massage therapy

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday February 13, 2020

Want to get a great massage?  We put together a list of six super easy ways to make sure you are getting the most out of your massage therapy experience.   Massage can be great…it can also be miserable. Just browse through Google reviews or Yelp reviews and you will see experiences that run the […]

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How to Make a Flax Seed Heat Pack

Beret Kirkeby - Friday January 3, 2020

Want to make your own flax seed heat packs? I wanted to make a little something to use in our massage therapy clinic, particularly for warming cervical areas as a wrap. These flax seed heat packs are perfect for massage. They can also be used as cold packs, or used as a cervical hot/cold bolster. […]

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Meditation of Touching

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday November 17, 2019

In the course of my training as a yoga therapist I have learned a fair amount of new information about pain, stress management, and relaxation. With these new skills under my belt, my massage therapy goals have changed. I can particularly see this in the massage therapy education that I pass on to staff and […]

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