Thai Massage vs. Swedish Massage

Thai and Swedish massage styles, though different in origin, have similar health benefits. Each massage modality can lower your heart rate, increase range of motion, relax your muscles, improve your mood and reduce anxiety. Partially due to popularity in the United...

Thai Herbal Compress Treatment, “Luk Pra Kob”

In Thai, Luk Pra Kob, is the name given to treatments that use Thai Herbal Compresses. The literal translation is “pressing herbal sphere” or herbal ball. Luk Pra Kob is a method of treatment employed in traditional Thai Medicine that stimulates the Sen Sib lines (the...

Massage For Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability, reduced quality of life, and high health care costs in the U.S. If you suffer from arthritis, there is good news – massage has been shown to help reduce pain and increase mobility in those who have arthritis. Some...

Peppermint Oil and Massage

If peppermint oil isn’t already an essential part of your medicine cabinet, it should be! It can be used to relieve nausea and stomach issues, energize and refresh you when you are feeling fatigued, cool overworked muscles, clear congestion, soothe headaches,...

Unusual Massages – Fire & Water

Massage therapy has seen an incredible growth in recent years as a treatment for a wide variety of physical and mental health and wellness conditions. While Swedish and deep tissue massage are the most common styles, some places offer lesser-known styles that might...