By W. A. Muller
New Yorkers lead particularly demanding lifestyles. Long sedentary days spent in front of computer screens in badly positioned office chairs, cradling cell phones whilst hurrying to the subway, or carrying heavy handbags over one’s shoulder are all examples of things that can lead to poor posture, chronic body pain, low energy, and even long-term psychological damage.
That’s where experienced orthopedic massage therapist, Sulyn Silbar, and her team at Body + Mind NYC, come in. Body + Mind employ a unique combination of techniques and therapies ranging from orthopedic massage and postural analysis, to corrective exercise and strength training. The experienced team are renowned for their unique ability to prevent, reduce and eliminate chronic pain and restore structural balance throughout the body. Sulyn is passionate about guiding people to find the connection between optimal physical health and clarity of mind. To date, she has assisted thousands of New Yorkers out of pain so they can lead fuller and more active lives.
Passionate about leading an active lifestyle and with over 13 years personal training experience, Sulyn understands muscular imbalances and injuries and how they affect the body. It was while Sulyn was recovering from an injury as a nationally-ranked triathlete that she became passionate about corrective exercise and rehabilitation. Combining her knowledge of athletics and movement patterns, and utilizing her skills as a certified orthopedic massage therapist and trainer, Sulyn decided to create personalized treatment plans which could bring the body into complete muscular balance and strength.
Body + Mind assess clients’ chronic aches and pains in a thorough first assessment, to determine major areas of muscular imbalance, posture deviations and faulty movement patterns. A comprehensive health history will be recorded, in collaboration with any doctors or health specialists, and a physical assessment will be conducted prior to any bodywork. The team then work to restore structural balance throughout the body, employing stretching techniques, corrective strength training, and various manual therapies. Body + Mind also teach clients how to be conscious of their posture and movement patterns to help prevent problems from reoccurring.
From simple back or neck pain, to more serious muscle syndromes or conditions, the team at Body + Mind have the expertise and knowledge required to completely transform the way you feel.
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