Body Talk Blog
Bodywork DefinedAccording to Wikipedia, "Bodywork is a term used in alternative medicine or complementary medicine to describe any therapeutic, healing or personal development work which involves some form of touching, energetic work or the physical manipulation of a practically oriented physical and somatic understanding of the body."
Body Quirks DefinedBody quirks are the body's idiosyncratic tension response to your habitual stress patterns. The specific set of kinks, cricks, muscle spasms and tension that are unique to you and your lifestyle.
Why BodyQuirks worksBy exploring the unique patterns, stressors and lifestyle conditions of the individual, we can tailor our approach to your specific needs, helping you to achieve a better balanced, overall sense of well-being.
Category Archives: Computer Work: A Pain in the Neck
We have accumulated many modalities and tools over our 45 years (combined) bodywork practice. All of these modalities work for us to serve a specific purpose and we often blend many modalities together in one session, depending on our clients … Continue reading
We’ve written several posts now, over the course of the last year, on the importance of proper workstation alignment, the uptick in muscle problems caused by the use of electronic devices and even talked about very specific maladies like Torticollis. … Continue reading
This month’s bodyquirk is personal for me, because it’s something I have been suffering with. It’s called Torticollis and it can be congenital, but most commonly it comes on spontaneously and will self-resolve after 4 to 6 weeks without treatment. … Continue reading
So far, we’ve talked about good posture and stretching of the neck and shoulders. We trust that you’re all doing that faithfully, now – taking breaks and being good to yourselves, right? (smile) But we have not yet touched upon … Continue reading
Our work as massage therapists consists mostly of correcting body pain, pressure and tightness caused by improper posture – whether it’s caused by computer work or some other form of repetitive stress. Over the years, we have acquired a couple … Continue reading
In any given week, 70 to 90 % of our massage clients come in complaining of neck and shoulder pain. That’s a lot pain for a lot of folks and most of it’s due to long hours spent in front … Continue reading