What to look for in a sports massage therapist

New York City can be an intense and high-energy place. It attracts similar sorts of people. Everyday you see thousands of runners and cyclists making their way up and down the West Side highway training for races. There are thousands of professional dancers performing in the various musical theatre venues in the city each day…

Tag Team for Your Shoulder Pain: Massage Therapy and Physical Therapy

The newest medical information is now easy to find online and shows that the surgical boom of the 90’s didn’t actually produce better results for patients with shoulder pain. As a result, more patients are turning to alternative, more conservative treatments (ie non-surgical) for dealing with this. These alternative treatments often include massage therapy and physical therapy. Surgery frequently…

Deep Tissue Massage & Swedish Massage: What you should know about their differences

Germain Phanord, LMT at Bodyworks DW, writes about the differences you need to know between Deep Tissue Massage and Swedish Massage. Read below! Swedish massage and deep tissue massage sound like two completely different forms of massage. Surprisingly, they have a fair amount of overlapping techniques. They also have their differences. Knowing these will help…

Shoulder Pain Treatment and Relief

Sometimes we feel like we are carrying the weight of the world on our shoulders due to stress or anxiety from work or other areas of our life. Many times stress as well as injury can make the shoulders physically feel like the weight of the world is pressing down on the body. When it…