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Life Yum

Our good friend Lisa O’Brian has a really cute website called Life Yum www.lifeyum.com It’s a blog about good eating for your family and good living for you. Lisa is a really special woman who is in her yoga teacher training. She is an inspiration to the people that know her, including her friends at… Read more »

Nick at the fascial anatomy lab

Here I am at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City during the fascial anatomy lab. It was my first time working with a human cadaver. Totally cool! I got to do some dissections and I have a whole new understanding of the body. Nick Pavoldi Bodywork Professionals 578 New Loudon Rd… Read more »

Bodywork: Like Listening with Hands

One of the important parts about being a bodyworker is knowing how to listen to your clients and their body. People often ask if our work hurts. I’ve found that good communication, especially listening on the part of the therapist, makes the session not painful at all. There is a difference between pain and experience…. Read more »

To Robe or Not to Robe

First time clients often ask what to wear or not wear during a session. There are different requirements for modalities and I’ll try to spell them out here. Structural Integration: This work is based on structure and function and the client will be asked to stand and move in what they will wear during the… Read more »

Stress and the Brain-Jaw Axis

By Karden Rabin Some of the most common pathologies I see at Bodywork Professionals are jaw tightness, pain and temporal-mandibular joint disorder (TMJD). Some people are aware of their jaw issues and come in specifically to address them. Others

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 are several contributing factors to pain… Read more »

CranialSacral Therapy

by Karden Rabin In the realm of massage therapy and bodywork, there are dozens of methods. The sheer number of modalities makes finding the most appropriate type challenging. That being said, for those who have not strayed from traditional Swedish of deep-tissue massage, CranialSacral Therapy is very much worth exploring. Developed by Dr. William Sutherland… Read more »