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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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Sports Massage LMT Interview – Crystal

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday October 3, 2019

For each of our Massage Therapists, we do a little interview when we hire them so that everyone can get to know them better and see a little about why they got into the Sports/Medical Massage field. This month we are focusing on our Sports/Medical massage therapist Crystal and her massage therapy skills. What is […]

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Don’t Tell Me to Relax

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday September 5, 2019

Relax…. You book the massage appointment. You take the risk. It is a financial stretch but you have to do something because you have not been able to manage on your own. You lay down on the table. The massage therapist says “Take a deep breath…Relax…” In the last few years I have become very […]

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Sports Massage Therapist Profile – Matt

Beret Kirkeby - Tuesday August 13, 2019

Check our our latest Sports Massage Therapist profile Matt Here we go again with another Sports Massage Therapist profile! This time we are focusing on our therapist Matt. Matt has been with us for a number of years and works with our Sports Massage program, TMJ program, Medical Massage and more. We hired him directly […]

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Five Things Your New York State Massage Therapist Should be Doing for You

Beret Kirkeby - Thursday August 1, 2019

We have put together the top 5 things your New York State Massage Therapist, should be doing for you but may not be…. This blog post is specific to New York State Massage Therapy, but in any state that see’s massage therapy as a licensed medical profession, these may apply. We put together this list […]

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