Hours by appointment:
- Monday through Wednesday: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
- Closed Thursday and Sunday
Rates (cash, check or credit):
- 30 minutes: 45.00
- 60 minutes: 75.00
- 90 minutes: 120.00
Package of 5 Sessions:
- 30 minutes: 205.00
- 60 minutes: 345.00
- 90 minutes: 540.00
P4H Stress Coaching™: (Now in beta. If you'd like to be a part of the development of this program, please contact Bill.)
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William M. Bryan, LMT
"Understanding what causes pain and tightness begins with knowing something about the 'materials' involved. How muscles, ligaments and tendons work and how fascia behaves is good information to have when recovering from an injury, or in order to prevent one.
I have always had an engineer's mind. My father was a drafting engineer for General Electric, so I inherited a healthy appreciation for 'how things work'. Cause and effect, how the parts go together and how they work as part of a system has always fascinated me.
I had several careers before becoming a bodyworker.
Little did I know that the jobs I held before becoming a massage therapist would be preparing me with the necessary skills of trouble-shooting, problem-solving and understanding mechanical forces. I was a carpenter. I had a home repair business and also worked in millwork and cabinet shops. I got used to reading blueprints and seeing how the parts come together. All those experiences, as well as many others, trained me to work with my hands, know how much force to apply and when, and listen with my fingers to what's going on underneath. Only now, instead of tracking down a roof leak, I'm tracking down referred pain patterns.
So, at age 39, having finally decided what I wanted to be when I grew up, I embarked on a whole new profession (though later I would realize it was more of a calling...) Gone were my chisels and hammers. From now on, my hands would be my tools. Good-bye workbench - hello, massage table!
That was back in 2001, and I haven't looked back. Helping people get out of pain, or regain their range of motion is one of the things I love about what I do. Taking the time to explain to someone how their body works, and what's behind the symptom(s) they feel is when I feel the most useful, and the most alive!
Being a holistic practitioner, I recognize that not all injuries are mechanical. Our thought life and emotions play a role as well. As a massage therapist, I take all of that into account, and am mindful of the whole picture during my sessions. You'd be amazed at how emotional stress can affect the body!
When I'm not in the office, I can usually be found reading (mostly history and philosophy-related stuff), playing music or working outside in the yard or garden."
Bill graduated from the East West School of Massage in 2002. He Pennsylvania licensed and a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).
His clients range from bodybuilders and construction workers, to the elderly, desk jockeys and kids with sports injuries. He specializes in soft tissue injury repair - those conditions that may not yet warrant medications or surgery, such as plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, vertigo, back or neck pain, etc.
Bill also loves to educate his clients and the curious public. For several years he hosted "Massage Moment", a radio spot nestled within Lionville Natural Pharmacy owner Ben Briggs' Saturday morning radio show, Health Focus on WCOJ. These 3-to-4-minute gems covered topics ranging from stress to common biomechanical injuries, to answering questions such as 'should I get massage before or after chiropractic?' You will find some of those segments within his blog.
He also offers workshops on reflexology, stress management and self-care of common injuries.