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SWIMMING AND MASSAGE THERAPY

  Warm weather in upstate New York doesn’t last forever. So, most of us want to get outside and enjoy outdoor activities before we’re forced to take refuge indoors. One of those activities – swimming – is, of course, something that people can enjoy throughout the year, whether they belong to the local Y, they’re… Read more »

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS SYNDROME & THE ROLE OF MASSAGE THERAPY

Given the recent horrific national and global events, and considering the stress and tension under which we all seem to be living in today’s world, we thought it would be a good time to talk about post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and the role massage can play as part of a holistic treatment plan. In 2000,… Read more »

Golf and Rotation

Golf, rotation, pain and solutions.   This time of year we see tons of rabid golfers. They started this spring and are getting every game then can in while the getting is good. Golf is a wonderful sport, but the movement of a powerful rotating swing can wreak havoc on low backs and knees. There… Read more »

WHY THREE ARE BETTER THAN ONE

You may already know that Bodywork Professionals is offering its very popular summertime special of three massages for $220. You may think this is just a promotional offer, aimed at boosting business during the busy summer season. You’d only be partially right. While our Latham location has been in existence for ten years and is… Read more »

PLANTAR FASCIITIS AND A PATH TO WELLNESS

It’s now been three weeks since my last session of Rolf Structural Integration (SI) with Nick Pavoldi, the only Advanced SI practitioner in the Capital Region, and owner of Bodywork Professionals at 11 Spring Street in Saratoga Springs. During that session, we worked on my body’s relationship with the ground, and I learned how important… Read more »

Summertime Special ~ 3 Massages for $220

Our popular summertime special is Back! Take care of yourself this summer with a massage each month for just $220. This special comes out just in the summer and is available in both locations. Note: This special offer is available only to our existing clients. Not a client yet? No problem! We look forward to… Read more »

Father’s Day Letterpress Gift Certificates

This years gift certificate are made on Mohawk Strathmore 160# paper. I had been looking around for the perfect manly paper for Father’s day this year and I really nailed it with this stuff. I love Mohawk paper. They are a local company the use renewable energy to produce their paper and sustainable harvest their… Read more »

Orthotics: Drugs for the feet?

Lots of folks ask me about the use of orthotics to correct structural dysfunctions.  My response is this: there are certain conditions for which orthotics can be a useful solution. A person with actual (as opposed to postural) leg length differences can benefit from using orthotics, as can someone with extremely flat feet, caused by… Read more »

Rolf Structural Integration – The Journey Continues Session # 2: Feet

Yesterday morning, I headed over to Bodywork Professionals in Saratoga Springs for my next session of Rolf Structural Integration (SI) body work with Nick Pavoldi. Nick is the only Advanced Rolf Structural Integration Practitioner in the Albany region and only one of a handful of practitioners statewide.  I considered my very fortunate that he had… Read more »