Posts Tagged: bodywork

Osteoarthritis: Complimentary Methods

Osteoarthritis (arthritis) is pain experienced in and around joints caused by inflammation resulting from a reduction in the cartilage that cushions joints. Non-medical treatments

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?

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 »

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 »