shoulder pain

Winter & Workouts = Shoulder Pain! Here’s How to Fix It with Massage for Shoulder Pain!

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about preventative shoulder pain techniques to get you through the winter. Your Shoulders and Winter are not good friends... Have you booked a massage for shoulder pain session yet this winter? If not, you'll probably feel like we are psychics about how your shoulders are feeling right about now... It’s that most wonderful time of year…okay, actually it’s not all that wonderful right now. The holidays are over, it’s real cold,...

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health resolutions that stick in 2018

Health Resolutions for 2020 that Work Because they are Custom Tailored to You

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about ways to keep track and maintain your New Year's Health Resolutions for 2020. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] It's 2020! Where did the time go?! Have you made your New Year's health resolutions for 2020 yet? In the spirit of a new year, most of us make resolutions about our health. We are going to exercise more, eat better, walk more, sleep better, drink more water, drink less wine, eat less junk, etc....

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Holiday massage gift cards are 10% off all December at Bodyworks DW Advanced Massage Therapy

Holiday Massage Gift Cards

Elizabeth Dashiell, Assistant Manager of Bodyworks DW, writes about the life changing experience she had when she discovered massage therapy and why giving the gift of that experience with massage gift cards is a great idea! [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] For the rest of December, all gift cards are 10% off using code GIFTCARD10! Why your loved ones who haven't been to Bodyworks DW need a massage gift card For most of my life, I've been in pain. Like a lot of...

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Benefits of Massage For Parents

Benefits Of Massage For Parents: A Guest Post by Ryan Howard

Ryan Howard runs SmartParentAdvice, a site that provides parenting advice for moms and dads. This blog is about the importance of massage for new parents. Ryan writes about all of the different ups and downs of parenting, provides solutions to common challenges, and reviews products that parents need to purchase for babies and toddlers. Life as a new parent can be a lot of fun... it can also be really overwhelming! In fact, the personal life that you may have cherished...

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How To Find a Chiropractor or Acupuncturist During The Holidays

David Weintraub, LMT & Owner at Bodyworks DW, writes about how to find effective pain management when you are traveling away from NYC. Read below! What do you do when your back goes out and you are away from home?! If you are reading this, odds are you are in New York City. And quite possibly already a happy massage therapy client at our studio. We think our blogs are relevant and important info. But we'd be fooling ourselves if...

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How to Take the Benefits of Medical Massage Home with You

How to Take the Benefits of Medical Massage Home with You

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about how you can take the benefits of your medical massage home with you. Stay ahead of your pain! [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Medical massage in New York with a NYC licensed massage therapist should be a regular and valuable part of your self care routine. Let’s face it...New Yorkers are not known for doing things gently. We work long hours, slam weights at the gym, and then maybe hit back to back...

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How Often Should I Get a Massage?

How Often Should I Get a Massage?

Meghan Krupka, LMT at Bodyworks DW, writes about how often to get a massage at Bodyworks DW! [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] In the often hectic & stressful environment that is NYC, having a self-care plan or routine in place is key. A good self care plan can greatly aid in reducing the physical and mental effects of this stress. Deciding to integrate massage therapy into your self-care routine often begs the question: how often should I come in for a massage? There...

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How to Find the Right Massage Therapist

How to Find the Massage Therapist for You

Michael Bruffee, Senior LMT at Bodyworks DW, gives tips on how to choose the right medical massage therapist for you! Check it out below. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Massage Therapy is gaining in popularity and recognition as a legitimate and powerful tool. It heal injuries, relieves stress, and improves overall health. However, to the uninitiated looking for high-quality care, the search can be confusing. There's a dizzying array of different treatment styles all under the umbrella of massage. Here is our guide...

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Mental Health, Loneliness & Medical Massage in New York

Mental Health, Loneliness and Medical Massage in New York

Jess Loewer, LMT at Bodyworks DW, addresses how medical massage in New York can help with your mental health and loneliness. Read below for more information! [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] We live in a fast paced, grind, hustle, burn the midnight oil from both ends of the candle kind of city. We make our bodies go until they can’t, and then we limp through mile markers. Then we bad-mouth our bodies for not being able to handle the life-long marathon we thought...

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5 Reasons to Make Massage Your Monthly Routine

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW writes about the benefits of incorporating medical massage therapy in new york into your monthly routine. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] There are a lot of great reasons to make massage therapy in New York a regular part of your self-care routine. Massage has tons of benefits! Here are our top 5... Alleviate Pain Working late nights while sitting in front of the computer for hours is a surefire recipe for muscle imbalance. When the...

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Medical Massage in New York @ Bodyworks DW by owner David Weintraub - offering medical massage in midtown and fidi

Could You Benefit From a Medical Massage in New York?

David Weintraub, LMT and Owner at Bodyworks DW writes about medical massage in new york city. What is it, and how can you benefit from it? [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] It's likely you will lose mobility as you age One of the main benefits to medical massage is increased range of motion in our joints, ie regained mobility. So, we can't really highlight the benefits of medical massage in new york without talking about the reasons we lose mobility in the first...

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Post Race Recovery Post Marathon Recovery Blogpost by Germain Phanord Licenced Massage Therapist @ Bodyworks DW Advanced Massage Therapy

Post Race Recovery: Sports Massage for New York City Athletes

David Weintraub, LMT and Owner at Bodyworks DW writes about building better habits for post race recovery and post workout recovery. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Every racing athlete needs a routine for post race recovery: Are you are missing a vital component to your race goals? My experience with injuries has had its ups and downs. When I do not stay committed to post race recovery, I began to experience pain. Running becomes more difficult and much more uncomfortable. I can feel...

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holiday stress

Tips for Holiday Stress: How to survive the season

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about holiday stress and ways to keep calm during the season. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]   It’s that time of year. And if you are like most NYC’ers, you’ll want these tips for holiday stress. This year we are sharing our favorite tips for holiday stress to help you identify and plan for the things that usually send our clients into the land of back, shoulder, and neck pain. With so much more on...

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NYC Marathon tips 2018

NYC Marathon Tips: How to Heal an Injury That Makes You Want to Drop Out… and Finish Strong

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about marathon tips and gives detailed session notes about a client's marathon recovery. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Here we are again about 6 weeks before the NYC marathon. Our medical massage therapy practice is getting flooded with new clients who are in pain training for the marathon. Each year we get an influx of folks worried they’ll have to drop out and desperate to get back on the road. We can’t guarantee that our...

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Massage for Sports Injuries After Age 30

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about massage for sport injuries and how to prevent them as we age. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]How to readjust your routine to avoid pain When were your first sports injuries? If you are into sports now, odds are you started playing team sports when you were young. I remember my first soccer tryout at 9. I also remember my first sprained ankle from getting slide tackled at 11. There were a lot more...

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Vacation Goals

Vacation: 7 Ways to Plan Your Way to Relaxation

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about ways to destress during your vacation and what to do when you get back. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Sounds counterintuitive I know, planning to relax. Afterall, a vacation is supposed to be “time off” and a reset for our overworked brains and bodies. And yet…doesn’t if often seem like we come back more tired physically than when we left?! Often mentally we are able to recharge and refocus. But, physically, our bodies...

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Stress Management for Commuting and Conferences: how to make the necessary evils less painful—for your body

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about stress management tips for injury prevention during commutes and conferences. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Sitting at a desk for long hours in a workplace with poor stress management is probably the number one source of aches and pains for most workers. This professor goes so far as to say it’s the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., ahead of kidney disease! In our last post we covered some tips for setting...

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self care, entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, Please Don’t Ignore Your Self Care!

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about the perks of working from home and good self care for the entrepreneur. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]Simple Tips for Making the Home Office Work for You I’ve now been a 10 year self-employed writer, then a 10+ year massage therapist, a life coach, and most recently have grown my practice to have 20 employees. Including 15 massage therapists who train under me and see clients at my practice. In that time I've...

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massage therapy for athletes

Massage Therapy for Athletes: The 6 Do’s and Don’ts to Avoid Workout Injury

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about do's and don'ts during workouts to prevent injury. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] It’s nearing the end of winter and we are all a bit tired of it! Everyone is recommitting to their health goals, trying to get in shape, keep in shape, improve, etc. Bodyworks DW starts to see a lot more injuries this time of year from pushing too hard at the gym. Here’s our top advice for when to push...

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NYC Marathon Recovery

NYC Marathon Recovery

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about tips, tools, and marathon recovery for pre and post run. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] The 2016 NYC Marathon is less than 4 weeks away... Is this your first NYC Marathon? Taking on the training and then running a marathon is a big deal. Congrats! Do you have a plan for post marathon recovery? Hopefully, at this point, you are feeling close to ready. However, it's normal to freak out a bit and...

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