Our Team

Ruth Backlund

Ruth Backlund, Owner

Ruth Backlund, Owner and Founder of Energy Works Myofascial Release is an RN and Expert Level John Barnes Myofascial Release Therapist doing MFR for more than a decade.  Ruth uses a clinically comprehensive whole body approach to healing, but also specializes in Women's Health and scar tissue management.  Myofascial release (MFR) is a gentle and effective hands-on therapy that applies myofascial stretching to eliminate pain, restore range of motion, and function when other treatments modalities have been temporary or ineffective. Ruth's goal is to help you achieve physical and emotional health and well-being by facilitating your healing journey, teaching self-care techniques, and enable you to sustain long-lasting relief so you can get back to the activities you enjoy.

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By Appointment:
Monday-Thursday 9am-7pm
Friday 9am-4pm

Taryn Isaacson

Taryn Isaacson, Massage Therapist

Taryn has been practicing massage since 2016. She has over 900 hours of training with the Massage therapy Institute of Colorado and has continuing education in prenatal massage, and the Arvigo® Techniques in Maya Abdominal Therapy. Taryn is also a certified yoga instructor. In addition to her passion in health care, Taryn is also a passionate supporter in sustainable farming and food production. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sustainability Studies. Taryn holds a strong belief that healthy eating practices, yoga, and bodywork effectively support physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Taryn recently moved to Duluth with her husband and daughter to be closer to her many relatives in the state.

By Appointment:
Tuesday - Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-4pm