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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The Rise of Medical Massage in New York City at Bodyworks DW Advanced Massage Therapy by David Weintraub LMT

The Rise of Medical Massage in New York City

How massage is grew out of its luxury spa roots into a respected alternative medicine for pain management David Weintraub LMT & Owner at Bodyworks DW writes about how massage therapy has shifted during his career and how he and his colleagues are pushing the envelopes of what's possible with massage! A lot has changed in the 12 years since I graduated massage therapy school. And started practicing medical massage in New York City. When I attended the Finger Lakes...

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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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Bodyworks DW Medical Massage Midtown - New Studio!

Bodyworks DW Medical Massage Midtown is Moving!

Your favorite NYC medical massage therapists are moving to a new, expanded studio in midtown West :) We've had a good run in our 1 room midtown east studio, meeting new clients, and providing our top quality medical massage therapy to those of you who live uptown. However, along with the ups of our midtown location, there have been some downs. Noisy neighbors. Less than great lighting in the waiting area and hallways. A long walk from the waiting area...

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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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Neck Pain Massage Therapy_ Designing Effective Lasting Treatments @ Bodyworks DW with David Weintraub LMT

Neck Pain Massage Therapy: Designing Effective Lasting Treatments

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about neck pain and the positive effects of massage therapy to overcome it. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Why effective neck pain massage therapy shouldn't focus exclusively on your neck Neck pain is a very common issue. Our phones and devices are constantly pulling our attention. Our head follows our eyes putting us in a "head forward" position. This pulls the muscles in the back of your neck into a constant stretch. And makes...

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Low Back Pain Massage Therapy Treatment by David Weintraub

Lower Back Pain Treatment with Massage Therapy in New York

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about the benefits of massage therapy for lower back pain. And how massage therapy rather than using the traditional approach of surgery or medication can produce better results at a lower cost. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Why medication or surgery is only masking the root cause of your pain Massage therapy for lower back pain is an effective alternative treatment to surgery and medications. Additionally, in most cases the results are noticeably better...

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Benefits of Massage Therapy

5 Reasons to Make Massage Your Monthly Routine

Germain Phanord, massage therapist at Bodyworks DW & David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW write about the benefits of incorporating medical massage therapy in new york into your monthly routine. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget][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...

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Shoulder Pain Massage at Bodyworks DW in New York City

Shoulder Pain: What’s Causing Yours and How Massage Therapy can Help

David Weintraub, LMT is the owner of Bodyworks DW. In this blog, he writes about shoulder pain massage in New York City. What causes shoulder pain and how can massage help? [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Shoulder pain is one of the most common issues people face today. The shoulder is a very complex set of muscles and bones designed for a large variety of movements. In order to gain that freedom of movement, evolution had to sacrifice some stability. This makes shoulders...

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Massage therapy for arthritis in new york city midtown and the financial district

Massage for Arthritis: Everything You Need To Know About the Benefits

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about the benefits of massage therapy for arthritis. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Arthritis is a scary word for most folks. It sounds like some kind of point of no return as we get older. Once we have it, the thinking goes, we just have to suffer with it. However, the reality is a lot more complex than that. The good news is that there are many ways to relieve the pain. Both at...

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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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Sports Injuries After Age 30

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about 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 sports injuries...

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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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Save your text neck

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about "text neck," what it is and ways to prevent it. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] The perils of “always on” technology: Okay, so your "text neck" probably won’t actually kill you (unless you are texting and driving). However, it’s becoming increasingly likely that at some point in the next 5-10 years of tech use, you’ll develop a repetitive stress disorder. The phrase carpal tunnel syndrome (wrist pain) has been part of the collective...

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massage therapy for diastasis recti massage case study

Massage Therapy for Diastasis Recti

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about treatment options and massage therapy for Diastasis Recti.   [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget] Getting to the core of the issue First off, what is this strange sounding condition? Diastasis Recti is most common among pregnant or postpartum women. About two thirds of pregnant women have it. So why have you never heard of it? People don’t talk about! And hardly anyone knows that massage therapy for diastasis recti can help.  The facts:...

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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

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]Massage Therapy for Athletes 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...

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shoulder pain

Winter & Workouts — A Recipe for Shoulder Pain. Here’s How to Fix It!

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about preventative shoulder pain techniques to get you through the winter. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]Your Shoulders and Winter are not good friends... Have you booked a massage therapy for shoulder pain session yet? If not, you'll probably feel like we are psychics in a few weeks... It’s that most wonderful time of year…okay, actually it’s not all that wonderful right now. The holidays are over, it’s freezing cold, and it’s a new year...

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