Get a glimpse into the world of massage therapy with advice and tips on how to feel better.

How Often Do You Need A Massage?

So…how often should you get a massage?

I get this question a lot, and I often joke that I am quite a bad salesman, because it is difficult to give a concrete answer to this question. At least, it is before I have initially worked with you.

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3 Things You Need To Know About Pain

What Is Pain?

Pain is the reason you’ve found your way to this article, and while each of us may have a different reason for being here, it’s likely that we share some common experiences when it comes to pain. We know how it makes us feel, how it affects our relationships and our lives, and how much we wish it would go away.

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6 Tips to Help You Make The Most Of Your Massage Session


A massage can be an extremely beneficial experience, both physically and mentally. Some of you may be massage veterans, and some of you may be first timers, but either way, Brooklyn Body Mechanic is a bit different. So you may be asking: how do I get the most out of my massage?

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Why We Sell Sessions by Time, Not Modality?

When you’re looking to get massage and bodywork for pain management or recovery, there can be an awful lot of options out there. Everything from Swedish to orthopedic, sports massage to hot stone massage, Thai to Shiatsu.

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Staying Pain Free After Your Massage.

Leveraging the corrective exercise continuum for lasting pain relief

If you have ever had a session with me, you know I can be big about post-treatment movement and exercise. At best, I only see you in my office a couple of times per month, so what you do outside of your time with me can make a huge impact in terms of pain management and range of motion.

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So what makes me different from other massage therapists?

The massage technique isn’t as important as an understanding of what a patient needs.

I get a ton, ton, ton of questions from budding massage therapists about continuing education. In addition to coaching and massage therapy, I’m also an educator, and students often ask me if I can guide them in a direction to do what I do.

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Stop Farting Around on Foam Rollers

For the love of god stop foam rolling everything. Seriously. I’m turning over a new leaf and trying not to curse as much, so please help me out here. It’s difficult enough for me to behave as it is. I know I can occasionally be polarizing and have attitude problems, but hear me out on this:

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The Body Mechanic Approach to Massage

You’re here because you want some insight into what I do before you take the plunge. Makes sense to me, so let’s start with the TL/DR version of how I approach treatment for those of you who should be working right now:

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