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Mechanical Massage Therapy

Posted by on Aug 16, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Tools of the Trade: A Brief Overview of Mechanical Massage Therapy Massage therapy seems to most people strictly a manual activity. The laying of expert hands on tired, achy, and strained muscles immediately symbolizes massage therapy, and, indeed, handwork is essential to most forms of treatment. Concurrent with many of these manually-applied therapies, however, is a range of treatments involving the use of machines designed to deliver pressure, friction, and percussion that human hands cannot. Massages involving these machines are often described as “mechanical massages”; despite their...

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Licensed To Kill Pain

Posted by on Jun 25, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Licensed To Kill Pain

License to Kill Stress: A View of Massage Therapy Certification According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the employment of massage therapists is expected to grow by 20% and add over 30,000 jobs by 2020. These figures, above the average growth rate of all other occupations, testify to the flourishing popularity of massage therapy. Once seen as either a luxury reserved for the pampered spendthrift, professional massage therapy has fully entered the mainstream and enjoys widespread social acceptance. Today, nearly anyone can receive a massage at the thousands of operating spas, gyms,...

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Massage Therapy – Senior Moments Treatment

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Massage Therapy – Senior Moments Treatment

Geriatric Massage Therapy May Complement the Relief of Undiagnosed Pain             As time passes and the body ages, the transition into the golden years of life is complex both physically and psychologically. For many people the change can be a rather painful experience. The onset of various problems––reduction in motion, increased sensitivity, feelings of helplessness and social isolation––are, unfortunately, well-known among the population. Perhaps one of the most burdensome consequences of aging is the increased tendency of pain to go undiagnosed by medical practitioners, caretakers,...

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Massage Lakeland – Manual Lymphatic Drainage Treatment

Posted by on May 17, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Massage Lakeland – Manual Lymphatic Drainage Treatment

The Massage Center – Lakeland 5151 South Lakeland Drive, Suite 6 South Lakeland, FL 33813 License MM19307 (863) 248-8591 Massage Lakeland-Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Perhaps the strangest kind of massage therapy offered in massage centers and spas is what is known as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD). While it sounds more like an advanced medical procedure or surgical operation, MLD is actually an accessible form of massage therapy that helps to reduce the pain and swelling of the nodes of lymphatic system and thereby increase the wellness of the patient.  The Massage Center –...

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Shiatsu Massage Tampa

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Shiatsu Massage Tampa

Shiatsu Massage Tampa   It is often believed that the benefits of massage therapy exceed physical comfort and the alleviation of pain. For centuries, massage therapy has been used for spiritual rehabilitation: improving “energy flow,” achieving harmony, and even establishing a connection with the spiritual world. Such concepts might have lost currency in today’s world, but the idea of inner peace certainly has not. As we are bombarded with more distractions and as our lives become increasingly burdened by the chaos of the outside world, perhaps a return to mental and “spiritual”...

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Massage Tampa: Essential Oil Massage Now Popular

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Massage Tampa: Essential Oil Massage Now Popular

Massage Tampa: Essential Oil Massage Now Popular When searching “massage Tampa” one might see advertisements for beauty products and palliative care throughout the Tampa Bay area. These ads have steadily increased in the past few years and often boast the use of essential oils, however, they rarely explain the details of these unique, aromatic substances. What is an “essential oil,” and how does it relate to massage therapy and aromatherapy? This article will help explain the general characteristics of essential oils and their uses in massage therapy, as well as the contemporary...

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