Barbara Payne, BS, LMT is the founder of BPayneFree Therapeutic Massage at MPG One Wellness Center. In 2005, she graduated from the Swedish Institute massage therapy program here in NYC. Barbara has over a decade of working alongside medical doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, acupuncturists, and personal trainers.
In recognition of her professional accomplishments, her alma mater, the Swedish Institute
, chose her as one of their Featured Alumus in 2019. Check out what Barbara has to say about alleviating Multiple Sclerosis/MS symptoms with massage in Massage Therapy Journal.
She also had the honor of being interviewed for Massage Magazine in 2019 for her thoughts on how to stay healthy and grounded as a busy practioner.
Barbara is a medical massage therapist that specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Pre- and Post-Natal Massage, Intra-Oral for TMJ syndrome, Lymphatic Massage, Scar Tissue Release, and CranioSacral Therapy. Recently she obtained certification in Preventing Disease Transmission in a Massage Practice to help keep her clients safe while COVID-19 is present in our communities.
Barbara has experience working with Multiple Sclerosis/MS patients, ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease, Parkinson's Disease/PD, auto-immune diseases, HIV+ community, neurological disorders, stroke survivors, joint replacements, spinal fusions, spinal cord injuries, scoliosis, neuropathies, radiculopathies, burn scar survivors, concussions, whiplash, migraine/headache sufferers, TMJ syndrome, tendonitis/tendonosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, mastectomies, sports hernia surgeries, acute/sub-acute/chronic injuries, pre- and post- op patients, repetitive strain injuries, postural issues, performers/dancers, cupping, and Gua Sha.
At BPayneFree we believe that massage is not a luxury, it is a necessity!
Available at MPG One Wellness Center Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
We look forward to working with you!