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 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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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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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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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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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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physical therapy meets massage therapy

Doing Physical Therapy? Massage Therapy Can Improve Results!

David Weintraub, LMT and owner of Bodyworks DW, writes about the benefits of supplementing your physical therapy plan with massage therapy treatment. [siteorigin_widget class="WP_Widget_Media_Image"][/siteorigin_widget]7 Reasons why this powerful combination works Pain sucks. As a massage therapist, I would know. Almost everyone who comes to see me does so because they're in pain! Most of the time, my clients have such a powerful response to massage therapy they don't need additional therapies. However, that isn't always the case. I always look...

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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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text neck massage therapy neck pain shoulder pain

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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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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