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Medical Massage Therapist Profile – Erika

Ken Douglas - Saturday September 11, 2021

We welcome Medical Massage Therapist Erika to the Body Mechanics team! She gave us some insights into her life, passions and hobbies. Take a read to get to know her a little better!

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Can Massage Therapy Help My Lower Back Pain?

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday August 26, 2021

Can Massage Therapy Help My Lower Back Pain? The answer to this question is more complicated than you would think. Massage Therapy research is all over the map. For starters, there are some inherent conflicts with the studies because people LIKE massages. And people are more likely to choose massage over another treatment that they […]

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Back Pain & Knee Pain: Body Mechanics’ Orthopedic Study Corner

Ken Douglas - Thursday August 12, 2021

Welcome back to Body Mechanics Study Corner where we do all the research so you don’t have to! Actually, Matt does all the research. Normally he does this to satiate his own thirst for knowledge and drive to learn any findings that could make him a better massage therapist, but once again we are offering up the fruits of his labor up to you all. We hope you find it enlightening and interesting.

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BERET’S REVIEW OF ROCKTAPE FMT ROCKPODS ONLINE CUPPING CLASS

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday August 1, 2021

What are RockTape and RockPods? This is a fantastic place to start as not everyone is familiar with RockTape or the products that go along with them. RockTape is a trademarked brand that came out of the whole kenisio tape popularity. Their particular tape is mostly targeted to athletes, specifically for CrossFit. I do not […]

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Sports Massage Therapist Profile – Emanuel

Ken Douglas - Thursday July 15, 2021

Body Mechanics welcomes new Sports Massage Therapist Emanuel to the team! With experience in martial arts, sports, and training, Emanuel has many sources of knowledge to pull from when taking on a client! We spoke with him to get to know him a little better. What is your background in sports? Do you train? Participate? […]

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Plantar Fasciitis and Massage Therapy

Beret Kirkeby - Tuesday July 13, 2021

Many years ago – in what seems like the Dark Ages, I was in school to become a registered massage therapist (RMT) in Ontario, Cananada and was taught a standard massage treatment for plantar fasciitis and runners.  The massage therapy mostly focused on the foot. It involved stretching the plantar aspect of the client’s foot […]

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Medical Massage Therapist Profile – Veronica

Ken Douglas - Thursday July 8, 2021

Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage presents a profile on a face many of you already know, Veronica Sanabria! We sat down to learn more about her 16 years of massage experience and hear some stories she from before she joined Body Mechanics in 2019. What is your clinical/career background and what drew you to medical massage? […]

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Body Mechanics’ Orthopedic Study Corner

Ken Douglas - Sunday June 13, 2021

A collection of interesting studies, new findings or new ways of looking at old practices. Body Mechanics’ own Matt Danziger takes an inquisitive look at emerging findings in sports medicine and physiology. Normally he does this to satiate his own thirst for knowledge and drive to learn any findings that could make him a better […]

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Massage Safety Policy & Pricing Updates-Summer 2021 UPDATED

Ken Douglas - Thursday June 10, 2021

UPDATE AUGUST 2021 Due to the currently rising number of COVID-19 cases and the threat of the Delta variant, we will once again be asking all guests – even vaccinated ones – to remain masked even during their massages. The only exception here will be for guests partaking in the intra-oral TMJ massage service. Those […]

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The secret permit you didn’t know existed that is ruining massage in New York City and what we can do about it

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday May 16, 2021

If you are a licensed massage therapist practicing in New York City, you need to read this article now.  9 years ago, in opening my business, I came up against a wall called the Adult Physical Culture Permit. If you are a licensed massage therapist and do not know what it is, you are not […]

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