Posts Tagged: massage albany ny

Raya’s Homemade Hotpacks — Winter Warm Up

Just in time for the holidays, our friend Raya has brought us some of her beautiful homemade hotpacks. Each one is covered in a colorful material and filled with rice as well as delightful smelling herbs such as lavender, chamomile, rosemary, eucalyptus and peppermint. Sure to ease your sore or stressed muscles. These make great… Read more »

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

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 »

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 »