Chiropractic is a natural, drug-free, non-invasive and cost effective way to treat your body’s aches and pains. At Back Benders, Dr. Betty’s highly-skilled hands tailor every chiropractic session to your body’s specific needs in 4 phases: Intake, Assessment, Treatment, then Adjustment. Read more…
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1 hour session which includes your assessment, examination, treatment, and the adjustment. Treatments can include electric stimulation, ultrasound, physical therapy, trigger point therapy, and stretching.
30 minute follow up session which will be tailored by Dr. Betty to your body’s needs, which can include trigger point therapy, e-stems, and stretching, as well as the adjustment. For recurring clients only.
60 minute follow up chiropractic session. Just book two appointments back-2-back to get the most healing and recovery out of your treatment. This way you and Dr. B can focus on multiple trouble spots.
Pilates is an innovative and complete mind-body, resistance-based workout using both your own body’s resistance and external resistance in the form of the Pilates equipment, balls, and light weights.
Pilates focuses on your core mind-body connection of breath to movement. We work with slower, more conscious resistance-based movement, focusing on form and working the muscles in proper posture and neutral spine alignment, to strengthen your core, improve your flexibility, posture, and balance, and help prevent and relieve pain symptoms.
Don’t be frightened by the medieval-torture-looking equipment! We swear it’s good for you.
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55 minute lesson consists of your physical and postural assessment, proper postural engagement review, basic Pilates principles, and trying out the Pilates reformer. This is required for all new clients, even if you’ve done Pilates before.
For new clients only. This packages includes your Initial Pilates private plus 4 additional Pilates lessons to get you comfortable with the terminology, body mechanics, machinery, and moves. It’s the best bang for your buck!
Purchase a single private practice session at your convenience to slide a workout into your busy schedule.
For those who want to get a taste of Pilates on a regular basis. This package drops your per lesson cost to $65 per session.
For the one who is all in, ready to change your bod for the better! This package drops your per lesson cost to $60 per session. That’s only a dollar a minute!
Dip your toe into the waters of a semi-private with a single semi-lesson as a tester with a new partner. Call us at (323) 344-8879 to set you up with a partner.
This package drops your per lesson cost to $35 per session. It’s perfect for those who want a once a week commitment to better their bodies with a friend.
This drops your per lesson cost to $30 per session. A super affordable rate and great for those semis who wish to do twice a week!
True massage therapy bodywork is more than just pampering. Massage therapy is actually a powerful ally to preventing and alleviating pain, discomfort, and the most deadly of all– stress.
Aside from just making you feel good, massages help decrease anxiety, enhance your sleep quality, improve concentration and energy, detox your muscles, increase circulation, and reduce fatigue. Read more…
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60 minutes of Swedish massage therapy techniques, which consists of rubbing the muscles with long, gliding strokes with the grain of the muscles in the direction of blood returning to the heart. Your therapist may also elect to include circular pressure applies by the hands and palms, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, and bending and stretching. Lotion or oil is used to reduce friction and stimulate your largest organ: your skin. This relaxing massage will oxygenate your blood, decrease toxins, improve circulation, and increase flexibility, all while easing tension.
60 minutes of deep tissue massage therapy. Deep tissue massages also help reduce inflammation and eliminate scar tissue. The strokes are against the grain of your muscles to focus on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia. You may feel a little sore afterward. This just means that your knots and chronic tension were released. It’ll only last a couple of days and after you’re feel much better. This is the perfect massage if you’re an athlete, cross fitter, grip, or just have a super physical job.
A longer version of our 60-min sports massage to reduce inflammation and eliminate scar tissue. Your therapist will use trigger points to dive deep into your trouble spots and relieve chronic pain. The strokes are against the grain of your muscles to focus on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia. You may feel a little sore for a couple of days, then feel much better afterward. This is perfect if you’re an athlete, cross fitter, grip, or just have a super physical job.
90 minute massage, combining Swedish, shiatsu, acupressure, and some deep tissue massage therapy techniques to get your body feelin’ good and relaxed. Using acupressure, your massage therapist will apply physical pressure to acupuncture points by the hand, elbow, or with various devices, along your energy meridians. Your massage therapist may also incorporate stretching and techniques such as rolling, brushing, vibrating and grasping. You can decrease anxiety, enhance your sleep quality, improve concentration and energy, detox your muscles, increase circulation, and reduce fatigue with 90 minutes of Bliss!
Do you ever wish you could get a good stretch after a massage? Then the knead and stretch is designed for you. This is a 90 minute massage with your choice of a relaxing or deep tissue pressure and either lower or upper body stretches. You're the boss!
If you have several areas in need of focused attention and would still like to have a full body massage, then this option is for you. Experienced and gifted hands ease away tension and knots and knead your muscles back into a healthy state. With the extra time, our therapist is able to linger on those areas that need the extra TLC. This decadent option is definitely a great way to thank your body for doing so much for you all year long.
We love our Moms and Moms-To-Be at Back Benders! Getting massage therapy during pregnancy will help reduce stress and fatigue, alleviate morning sickness, and relieve the normal discomforts experienced during pregnancy such as backaches, stiff neck, leg cramps, headaches, joint pain, and edema. Our massage therapists know which pressure points to not hit in order to prevent early labor or miscarriage. By your third trimester, we focus on preparing the pelvic muscles for the birth process.
Treat yourself, Mama! A 90-min version of our 60-min pregnancy massage, tailored specifically to your beautiful body.
Energy healing helps us release the negative emotional blocks that develop from life’s pains-in-the-butt, such as stress or depression.
Think of an energy healer like a guide, your coach who will help you tap into your Inner Physician, your inner voice. An energy healer will help guide your to activate your self-healing mechanisms, tapping into the Source, your Source of true healing to help you heal yourself from the inside out. Your energy healer will help clear your aura of the muck of dark negativity and align your chakras, in order for you to achieve optimum wellness and balance. Read more…
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This 90 minute session integrates deep tissue and myofascial release with energetic tuning forks and crystal singing bowls. The extended 90 Minutes allows for the harmonious resonance of Sound Healing to open up tight places in the body, allowing your practitioner, Mary Frances Spencer, to find and loosen knots, relax and stretch joints, and move the lymphatic system. Align sound, breath and touch with positive intentions for improves peace. Treat yourself to this relaxing therapeutic combination that aligns sound, breath, and touch with positive intentions for improved health, peace, and mobility.
Reiki, “laying on hands” is a spiritual healing art with Japanese origins. Its done for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Dena, a Holy Fire Reiki Master will channel Life Force Energy by touch to activate your natural healing process and restore your physical and emotional well-being. In addition a short guided meditation will ignite your inner light and allow for self protection.
An hour-long Reiki session. Reiki or “laying on hands” is a spiritual healing art with Japanese origins. Its done for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. Dena, a Holy Fire Reiki Master will channel Life Force Energy by touch to activate your natural healing process and restore your physical and emotional well-being. In addition a short guided meditation will ignite your inner light and allow for self protection.
We have combined the spiritual healing of Reiki and physical healing of massage into one amazing session. Reiki, “laying on hands” is a spiritual healing art with Japanese origins. Its done for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. This session begins with 60 minutes of relaxing massage to get your body prepared for 30 minutes of Reiki healing, a guided meditation and chakra balancing with stones. Dena, a Holy Fire Reiki Master will channel Life Force Energy by touch to activate your natural healing process and restore your physical and emotional well-being.
Crystal Healing – the art of laying on of stones has been around since ancient times. This gentle, non-invasive energy work re-balances your chakras (energy pathways) and promotes healing in the body. Crystals vibrate at different levels depending on their composition and color. Using the crystals own resonance specific and appropriate crystals are placed in each coordinating chakra to balance and harmonize, clearing out any negativity and allowing them to function at peak capacity. Dr. Betty’s intuitive crystal healing session is in the style of Hibiscus Moon Academy. Through guided visualization we work together to bring your chakras into balance. The result is a relaxing and gentle way to work on stagnant energy and move you into resonance. Remember a balanced body is a happy body and that includes the physical, etheric, astral, mental, spiritual and emotional bodies.
A Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified BodyTalk Practitioner, Tori focuses on tapping into the mind-body connection for better health. She uses a variety of modalities to tailor each appointment to her patient’s needs — no two sessions are alike.
To learn more about how she works, visit her online space at LARK Acupuncture+Wellness.