Welcome to The Massage Center Blog. Interested in reading a blog about all things massage? Check in from time to time to see our perspective on things. We cover the benefits of massage, the many modalities available to clients, and the challenge involved with making professional massage therapy a habit. Our blog contributors vary from licensed therapists, to clients, to writers who research the industry and report back to our blog followers.
The field of massage therapy involves the manipulation of the human body, which is one of the most complex organisms on the planet. In an attempt to provide valuable content, we keep a close eye on medical journals and various research studies in order to produce a blog with true substance that helps to educate and entertain our readers.
Some blogs might explore ideas such as… every employer in the country should require each employee to receive massage therapy once a week, in order to improve productivity.
Whether we write about the scientific benefits, or we dream up ideas that have never been and ask why not, our readers are in for an entertaining discussion of massage therapy.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Pregnancy Massage The service referred to as the Baby on Board treatment at The Massage Center headquartered in Tampa, is a modality of professional massage therapy with a rich history. This modality was used by ancient Greeks who believed that massage would link the body, mind, and soul. Although other cultures have adopted the treatment, it only became a mainstream practice in the United States in the 1980’s. As the act of delivering a pregnancy massage has grown in popularity, it has inspired the development of comprehensive classes on...read more
Deep Tissue Massage in Tampa The deep tissue massage, known at The Massage Center as the Melt My Muscles, has long been a popular full body massage treatment for Tampa residents. The therapy’s origin dates back centuries, and it continues to hold its popularity as a reliable method for relaxing the muscles. Wealthy ancient Egyptians and Greeks were known for indulging in deep tissue massage therapy. The methodology was developed in order to loosen muscle tension and focus on the deepest layers of muscle mass. These days there are many...read more
My Vacation Massage Tampa We hear a lot of questions about our My Vacation treatment, which is a version of the Swedish massage. To help provide a few details about this popular full body massage treatment, we have a few ideas to share. A Swedish massage is the most well-known type of massage in the world. The treatment is called such because it was a technique developed by Pehr Henrik Ling, who was a Swedish physiologist. He developed the technique at the University of Stockholm in 1858. Ling originally created a system called Medical...read more
Hot Stone Massage Tampa What You Should Expect During a Hot Stone Massage The Hot Rock and Roll massage treatment at The Massage Center is sometimes known as a hot stone massage because it consists of a professional massage therapist using heated stones or basal salts to massage a client’s body. The massage therapist will first heat the stones that are of many sizes and shapes, in order to prepare for the session. Some therapists use an extra safe method in which the stones do not directly come into contact with the recipient’s skin....read more
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage Professional massage therapy is so more than a luxurious way to relax and pamper one’s self. It can also help the body to heal, re-energize, and to detoxify. Those who are feeling lethargic might benefit from the “MLD” massage. This treatment is a full body massage, Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage offered at The Massage Center – Tampa. So what is Manual Lymphatic Drainage? It helps to first discuss a bit about the lymphatic system, which consists of lymph fluid, a system of vessels and...read more
My Vacation Massage in Tampa FL Spring break is just around the corner. Warm weather tends to inspire thoughts of taking a nice, long vacation. Unfortunately, not everyone is in a situation that allows time off. Don’t give up hope! Instead of making travel arrangements, a less stressful option is the “My Vacation” full body massage in Tampa FL. The treatment is just one of the fourteen unique and relaxing massage modalities the center has to offer. Employers might be resistant to the idea of having staff members take a few unplanned...read more