Hospital Massage

A Day in the Life

The Many Faces of Hospital-Based Massage and Bodywork

Displayed in the hallway of the Health Center of Integrated Therapies in Longmont, Colo., adjacent to Longmont United Hospital, weathered photos of early 1900’s hospital wards depict a cold, spartan environment where patients sit in straight-back chairs at the foot of a row of metal beds, neatly lined up like soldiers at attention. The solemn countenance of the patients’ faces reflect the stark mood of these lifeless rooms.