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...

Thai Herbal Compress Massage

When the temperatures start to drop, they show no mercy. The cool fall days set in and before you know it, you are scraping ice off your windshield in the dead of winter. With summer a distant memory, it can be easy to fall into the winter blues – but you don’t...

Video Series: Massaging with Thai Compresses

Thai herbal compresses are used at various points during a Thai Yoga Massage.  It helps create more energy flow into different parts of the body because the heat increases blood flow which then allows greater flexibility and mobility.  The video begins with the giver...

Video: Heated Neck Pillow

This video by Denver Integrative Massage School shows how to use Thai herbal compresses to make a neck pillow.  These can be used during a session with someone else or as part of self-massage.  Carefully, remove the compresses from the rice cooker, and use two towels...