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Massage Therapists in New York
“We love what we do. We are licensed professionals who specialize in pain management. We have had great success treating everything from neuropathy and edema to trigger points (knots), carpal tunnel syndrome, patellar tracking disorder, neck & shoulder pain, as well as back & knee pain. We are deeply committed to the well being of each of our clients. If you're feeling stiff or if you have difficulty moving, we can help. We can design a plan for you based on your goals. Our pain management is on a Higher Level.
“"I have referred several friends to Manual Therapy NYC. Delia is a highly skilled practitioner in a multitude of massage modalities and beyond. Not only has her work brought me pain relief and relief of numbness and tingling in my arms/hands, it has also brought me a renewed sense of wholeness in mind/body/spirit. Delia is truly a gift." - Mary, Licensed Massage Therapist ~~~~~ "I have suffered from migraines for over a decade. My first craniosacral treatment was a revelation: I felt that my body was learning from Delia how to heal itself." - Marley, Digital Publishing Executive
“As an LMT practicing in Manhattan for over a decade, Iím honored too have many clients keep coming back. Hereís what a few of them say: 'I liked his energy and gentleness of spirit. After listening to my description of where I felt tension on my body, Kenn proceeded to explore and unlock pockets of tension that I had been carrying for some time. I found him to be spiritually attuned, well-versed in a wide range of massage techniques, tenacious in getting tension points to release, and very considerate of his clientís well being.'
“You are stressed and have no time for vacation. There is a burning sensation in your neck, shoulders and upper back. When you get out of a chair, your lower back is stiff and you feel a twinge. The tension creeps up your neck and gives you headaches. Massages are nice, but are not addressing the problem. You are slightly overweight which affects your back and re-establishes some of the pain you had years ago before the surgery. You know that the scar tissue was not properly treated. Knees are slightly painful. Conclusion: you need in depth bodywork!
“Are you feeling stressed, worn out and chronically tired? Is your neck or back bothering you so much that you can't go about your day freely? In just one hour you'll feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Having worked in chiropractic offices I've helped people deal with pain and stress related conditions for years. From tight and throbbing neck and shoulders to the very discomforting lower back pain and sciatica symptoms. The reason for my successful practice lies in applied professionalism and the combination of techniques and modalities I use to address the specific needs of my patients.
“Melissa Kutok LMT has been a massage therapist since 2001. She attended Onondaga School of Therapeutic Massage. She is New York State Licensed, nationally certified, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Melissa is certified in Pre/post natal massage and specializes in injury rehabilitation, deep tissue massage, and sports performance. Melissa is a student of orthobionomy. She is a mother of two and enjoys yoga, crossfit, reading and photography.
“Do you suffer from Chronic Pain? Has conventional care failed to restore your health and quality of life? Want lasting improvement in how you feel, look, and move? Heal new and old injuries. Become more resilient, strong, and flexible. Feel better longer. I combine many approaches and techniques in a way that is truly holistic, collaborative, and focused on your needs and goals. Come to my convenient East Village office, at Broadway and East 11th Street, near Union Square, R, N, Q, 4,5,6, L trains
“My primary intention is to help my clients feel AMAZING. This goal can be effectively achieved working in partnership with them, using experienced, safe and methodical techniques, as well as clear, present and focused dialogue. Communication is crucial whether it's during consultation, feedback during treatment or following up post or between sessions. My practice consists of various approaches to bodywork (Eastern and Western theories and modalities) I have studied and continue learning internationally, considerately customized, often in combination to suit my clients unique needs at any particular moment.
“If you are looking for a great professional massage in the Upper West Side, you have come to the right place. I offer deeply restorative massage, using modalities from East and West. I can address specific pains in the head/neck/shoulder area, in headaches or anywhere else in the body. I can also help you derive rest to counter the varied effects of stress which are exhausting. Having been in practice for over 28 years, I bring a great deal of experience to my work. I am a long-time meditator and bring a quiet focus to each session.
“I am a massage therapist, not because I wanted to but because I had to. I was born to be a healer. I take my job very serious. I am in practice for over 5 years and I have helped patients/clients with several health issues including: myofacial pain syndrome, neuro-muscular problems, joint dysfunctions, cerebral palsy, Parkinson's as well as common problems such as: headaches, back/shoulder pain, sciatica, stress management and more. All my clients are for me very special. I always do the best I can and their smile this is best reward and proud.
“As a therapist, I enjoy being a part of a person's state of well being.I believe in the immediate and long term effects of massage in promoting relaxation, boosting immunity, increasing mobility and reducing fatigue. I have worked on a wide array of clients and based on that, I have concluded that no two clients have the same needs.Some prefer deep tissue, some like light and other like something in between.And that the connection between therapist and client is very strong and if treated with respect, can be very theraputic within itself.
“I have excellent results with sciatica, migraines, TMJ, whiplash injury, anxiety/depression, insomnia, back/disc pain,sports injuries,digestive disorders, neurological disorders, gynecological issues and pelvic floor dysfunction.
“Much Kneaded Massage Therapy is for active and proactive people who are looking for RESULTS based massage therapy. With over 14 years of clinical massage therapy experience, I have treated a wide variety of conditions such as sciatica, low back pain, prenatal issues, sports and overuse injuries. Break out of the pain cycle. Go from OW to WOW. Make your appointment in advance and look forward to feeling better soon.
“I offer skilled therapeutic muscular and fascial bodywork to people seeking chronic or acute pain relief, relaxation, increased flexibility, or overall well-being. My work is client-centered, and my treatments are created to meet my client's specific goals. A thorough health history and consultation is done before the first session, free of charge, in order to figure out how to proceed with a personalized treatment plan. In addition, I offer client-specific exercises and stretches that can be performed in between sessions in order to maximize the therapeutic effects of the treatment.
“I'm a Licensed Massage Therapist who has spent my life in Health, Fitness Recreation, Medicine and the Arts. The unique skills I bring to clients result from my vast personal experience as a highly trained professional dancer, personal fitness trainer, choreographer and amateur body builder. I have an excellent education with three Advanced Degrees in the Physical Sciences and an extensive career serving in Health, Fitness and Recreational Facilities, Medical Offices, Community Centers and Residential Health Clubs, most recently in Management. As a Massage Therapist. I love using my expertise and abilities to achieve genuine results for my clients.
“As a Trigger Point massage therapist, I specialize in relieving deep, chronic muscular tension and pain due to excessive computer use, dance and sports injuries and accumulated stress. Trigger Point work is excellent for musicians who suffer from repetitive motion strain.
“Licensed in both massage and acupuncture, Jeff has thirty years experience. In 90 minute sessions he often utilizes both modalities, but spends almost all of the time on massage. His massage style is a uniquely technical and detailed style of Swedish massage done with an awareness of energy. The client is welcome to discuss health, energy, and lifestyle issues, or to just enjoy a relaxing massage. The combined therapies are also effective for orthopedic pain,stress disorders and can work like magic for mood and energy improvement.
“Body Mechanics is a boutique treatment center in the heart of New York. Not only can you relax in style, but we specialize in health improvement through sports massage, prenatal massage, TMJ, and injury recovery. We are experts in our field, and have experience with a wide variety of conditions. All of our programs include personal assessment. Our program is geared for anyone who wants more out of their massage experience. We have been working with Marathoners, Tri's, and CrossFitters to problem solve athletic issues since since 2007. We also offer RocTaping, Hot stone and Hot towel treatments.
“Massage therapy doesn't just feel great. It can make a real difference in the lives of people suffering from pathologies ranging from chronic pain to depression. And the right therapist makes the difference. I am a professional, caring, and intuitive NYS licensed massage therapist with years of experience in many types of pathologies and goals, ranging from relaxation to pain alleviation from many soft tissue disorders. I utilize Shiatsu (Acupressure), Myofacial Work, Trigger Point, PNF, Thai stretches, Swedish, Energy Work, Craniosacral, and Reflexology to create a custom treatment for each client.
“I am a NY state Licensed Massage Therapist with a private practice in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Since graduating from the Swedish Institute in 1999 I've continued to expand my understanding of the workings of the body through the study of Zero Balancing, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, and Prenatal Massage. Through my experience with Anusara Yoga, Continuum, dance, and the Alexander Technique I've come to see the body as inherently changeable and deeply intelligent. My sessions aim to guide the client into a place of optimal alignment, so that body, mind, and spirit can work together with ease.
Who can practice massage in New York?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in New York have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The New York LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of New York massage?
Clients use massage in New York because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in New York can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. New York massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.
How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The New York massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.