massage therapy for feet and ankles

The Benefits of Realignment: Massage Therapy for Feet and Ankles

Your feet are your foundation for upright posture: Invest in massage therapy for your feet and ankles! Very often someone will ask me: if I could only have one area of my own body worked on, which one would I choose? And more or less always, I respond that I would choose massage therapy for feet and ankles.  Surprised? So are most of the people who ask! But I can’t think of any part of my body that has worked...

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Neck Pain Relief @ Bodyworks DW Advanced Massage Therapy by Rachel Simhon LMT

Neck Pain Relief: How we assess the root causes and get you the best results

Rachel Simhon, LMT gets into detail about how we'll deliver incredibly effective massage therapy for your neck pain, providing you with the relief you need! Neck pain is a super common concern. Physicians estimate that 7 out of 10 of us will suffer from it at some point during our lifetimes. As a licensed massage therapist, neck pain relief is the number one request clients make to me during intake. It’s often coupled with its close relative, shoulder pain --...

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What to look for in a sports massage therapist

What to look for in a sports massage therapist

LMT, Rachel Simhon explains how to find the perfect sports massage therapist for you in order to enhance performance in your physical training. 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 as well....

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Can massage therapy help with low back pain in the long term?

Can massage therapy help with low back pain in the long term?

Rachel Simhon, LMT provides all the information you need to know about the back pain you're experiencing. Turns out, it doesn't need to be permanent! Low back pain: a common complaint One of the most frequent complaints we hear about from our clients is low back pain. Some clients present with episodes of pain that are acute, which means they came on suddenly. Others describe pain that is chronic: it’s been there on and off for months or even years....

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Neck Pain. The Real Issue May be Below the Knee...

Working Below the Knee May Help Your Neck Pain

Rachel Simhon, LMT and featured therapist of the month tells us why working below the knee can relieve neck pain. Don't believe it? Take a look yourself! Why did you get into massage therapy? My background as a yoga and Pilates instructor specializing in pain management and injury rehabilitation inspired me to pursue a career in massage therapy. I've always been a very hands-on movement instructor. Manual therapy felt like a natural extension of the sort of work I was...

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What is Medical Massage? - Bodyworks DW Advanced Massage Therapy

What is Medical Massage Therapy?

Rachel Simhon, LMT & August's therapist of the month answers the question, "What exactly is Medical Massage and how it can help me?" Take a look! Very often our clients point out that the massage we give you at Bodyworks DW is very different than what you experience at a spa. This is because we provide customized, therapeutic work that falls under the classification of medical massage therapy.  According to Article 155, Section 7801 of New York State Law, “The...

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