Posts Tagged "Therapeutic massage"

Quick Tip: Does your lower body need some care this season?

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Gifts, Health and Wellness, Stretches, Workshop

Quick Tip: Does your lower body need some care this season?

At Psoas, we’ve become known for supporting your goals with bodywork. And for always seeking out new tools to educate and support you, in and outside of your sessions. For our many athletic clients, understanding the complex systems at play when we run — or jump, kick, dance, and walk — is one crucial tool. Because this understanding is powerful. It can help you prevent injury and make huge strides towards your performance goals — whether you’re working up to a mile a day, or preparing for the Olympic trials. That’s why we’ve designed something special, a...

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Quick Tip: Want to make this season about care?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2018 in Discounts, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Want to make this season about care?

This time of year lands differently for different people. Whatever it brings up, the holiday season can offer a moment to re-evaluate how we’re taking care of ourselves and those around us. As a clinical team, we think about this a lot. We listen deeply, and shape treatment plans that fit our clients’ goals and needs. We do this because we believe in the power of therapeutic bodywork — not just as instrument for one-time relief, but as part of a process of recovery over time. With this in mind, and as the flurry of Black Friday approaches, we wanted to offer you something...

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Quick Tip: Does massage help you cycle better?

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Does massage help you cycle better?

As part of bike month, we're sending extra love to all our cycling clients — like Jim Bradbury. Jim's been coming to Psoas for almost 10 years! He commutes by bike and has a pretty impressive cycling history. He's cycled in Paris-Brest-Paris four times and is currently training with his nephew for a 600K race! Psoas co-owner Jenny Lightstone sat down with Jim to chat about the perennial quad tightness of bikers, and how bodywork has helped him stay cycling. Check out the interview below! And if any of you are wondering how to fit massage into your cycling program, just give...

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Quick Tip: Seated Nerve Flossing

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Exercises, Health and Wellness

Quick Tip: Seated Nerve Flossing

Do you have pain, numbness, and tingling that runs from the base of your spine down your leg? If so, it’s possible that you have sciatica or piriformis syndrome. If you experience intense pain, you should definitely visit a doctor. Otherwise, a great place to start is here at Psoas. In this Quick Tip, Scott Schwartz shows you a way to maintain the health and functionality of the sciatic nerve that runs from the low back to the bottom of the feet by “flossing” it.” If you experience a high level of pain while trying this out, please pause and call your doctor to check...

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Quick Tip: Neck Stretch

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in Bodywork Techniques, Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Neck Stretch

We know how annoying and painful a neck kink can be. From akward sleeping positions to sitting in front of a computer all day, neck tension can feel inevitable. But there are solutions! Neck pain affects pretty much everyone at some point in our lives, so keeping the neck loose and flexible is a good idea, even when pain is not present. Join Psoas therapist, William Stevenson, as he guides you through these short, yet super effective stretches that will loosen your muscles, provide some relief, and prevent future discomfort. Try them out and you might be surprised at just how much you needed...

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