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Work Smarter, Not Harder

posted by Custom Craftworks on February 04, 2020

Curated from the 2013 AMTA presentation by Edward Mohr on Reducing Injury and Increasing Output With Proper Body Mechanics. Read the entire article here.

A Custom Moment with Worker B Wellness

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 10, 2019



Rachel Romanelli, owner of Worker B Wellness in St. Paul, Minnesota elaborates on why she has used Custom Craftworks tables and equipment since she began as a massage therapist in 1995.

Which Comes First: Quality vs. Price?

posted by Custom Craftworks on November 15, 2019

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“Price has no meaning without a measure of the quality being purchased.”

~W. Edwards Deming

Price is often used as a gauge to help judge quality. Chances are, a very inexpensive massage table is also a low-quality massage table. It may offer fewer features and be constructed from cheaper materials. An expensive massage table is generally assumed to be a high-quality massage table with many features and solid construction.

Relieving Headaches with Massage Therapy

posted by Custom Craftworks on July 03, 2019

This blog was curated from the article, “Massage and Headache Relief” published by The Massage Therapy Journal on April 24, 2018. The original article can be found here.

Why Massage and Chiropractic Can Be Better Together

posted by Custom Craftworks on April 02, 2019

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Most people know the benefits of chiropractic care, as well as the relaxing effects of massage therapy. But did you know that getting both regular massages and routine chiropractic adjustments can enhance your overall wellness?

Benefits of Cranial Sacral Therapy

posted by Custom Craftworks on March 04, 2019

Overview

Cranial sacral therapy (CST) is sometimes also referred to as craniosacral therapy. It’s a type of bodywork that relieves compression in the bones of the head, sacrum (a triangular bone in the lower back), and spinal column.

Table Talk : Assessing your Massage Table Needs

posted by Custom Craftworks on June 06, 2018

It's time for a new massage table. Where do you begin? For starters, It is important to understand the different massage table characteristics and the purposes they serve. The team at Custom Craftworks put together a list of features, trade-offs, costs, benefits and other factors (quality, durability, performance) to consider when choosing the table that is right for you. 

Benefit from massage therapy during the winter months

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 29, 2017

Winter: the days are shorter, the weather is gloomier, and it’s cold. It shouldn't come as a surprise that many people may suffer from "winter blues," however, there’s an easy way to tackle the sluggish feelings and laziness that come on as the days get cooler. Having regular massages is a great way to feel happier and healthier during the winter months, and can be a great way to motivate yourself or your clients to continue taking healthy measures in other areas of life.

Massage Therapists need self-care, too

posted by Custom Craftworks on December 13, 2017

Like any profession, there’s always physical and mental stresses that go along with the job. As a massage therapist you too will find that some days you are stressed out, not feeling well, or physically exhausted. It’s very important to take care of yourself in order to be productive at work and in life.

A Powerful Combination

posted by Steve Jurch, A.T.C., L.M.T on October 02, 2017

How can massage therapy help maximize your rehabilitation? A large percentage of individuals that utilize the healthcare system are people going through some sort of rehabilitation.  That rehabilitation may be associated with the recuperation from surgery, healing from an accident, dealing with a congenital condition, or recovering from an athletic injury.