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View a shortened demo of our TMJ treatment

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday December 11, 2013

A short demonstration of the intra-oral massage therapy treatment on TMJ for Tempro-mandibular Joint dysfunction at Body Mechanics Orthopedic massage NYC. The treatment combines fascia work , massage, active releases and trigger point. The intra-oral work does not stand alone but is meant to be part of a full upper body treatment in order to […]

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Postural changes during pregnancy and prenatal massage from Body Mechanics Massage New York

Beret Kirkeby - Saturday December 7, 2013

A descriptive video on the possible postural changes that occur during pregnancy and the use of prenatal massage. Body Mechanics Orthopedic Massage New York are experts in prenatal massage care. This video covers the basic anatomy of a pregnant woman’s spine and pelvis, why they occur, and the possible effects of the changes.

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My Frustrations with Swedish Massage

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday December 4, 2013

One of my frustrations with Swedish massage is all the rubbing. This doesn’t mean that I believe that rubbing is not good for you. It is. Effleurage, J strokes, cupping (not the Asian kind), all bring a nice hyperemia to the skin. That rosy glow is associated with health, because it does indeed indicate that […]

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Body Mechanics Introduction Video

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday November 17, 2013

Would you like to see a little bit about what we do and what we stand for? check out this video and you can get a good idea about who we are. P.S. We look forward to meeting you!

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Everyone starts some where….

Beret Kirkeby - Tuesday September 10, 2013

Hi and welcome to Body Mechanics Massage New York. Every one has to start some where and this is what we looked like before we opened. Actually, we had been looking for a space for over a year and a half before we settled on the Grand Central location. Turns out shopping for a massage […]

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Pregnancy: The top FIVE medical reasons you should give up your seat to a pregnant woman.

Beret Kirkeby - Wednesday August 14, 2013

Why new Yorkers should give up their chairs to pregnant subway riders. Pregnant New Yorkers face an array of challenges that pregnant women in other parts of the country don’t ever have to deal with. One of them is dealing with the subway day in and day out. The subway can be a hugely stressful […]

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Your Posture Might be Killing You… Really….

Beret Kirkeby - Monday August 12, 2013

(update: We no longer agree with the idea that your posture is bad for you…hey, science changes! But we are keeping this up here to prove that point)   Feel like you have a noose around your neck at the office? Feel like the stress is killing you? That might be exactly the message your […]

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Bloomburg and a Little Canadian Health Care

Beret Kirkeby - Sunday August 11, 2013

Today in the Metro there was a brief article about the Mayoral transition, that cited Bloomberg as warning that the next mayor needs to control pensions and health care costs for city workers, or risk pushing the Big Apple towards insolvency like Detroit. What do you ask does this have to do with massage therapy? […]

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