With safety measures in place, Massage Concepts reopens to loyal following

Sep. 21, 2020, 12:50 PM PT
With temperature checks, wellness screening questionnaires, and other safety measures in place, Massage Concepts in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center continues to serve the community as the COVID-19 pandemic continues…

Combat insomnia with massage therapy

By Krista C.
Feb. 26, 2020, 1:26 PM PT
The healing touch of a massage therapist stimulates circulation while lowering the heart rate and blood pressure…

Massage relieves TMJ pain and discomfort

By Krista C.
Sep. 23, 2019 1:57 PM PT
Although surgery comes to mind as the most common resolution for relieving symptoms, targeted massage therapy is a non-surgical option that helps to alleviate pain and muscle tension associated with TMJ…

Massage therapy with CBD oil brings pain relief

By Krista C.
OCT. 22, 2019 10:30 AM PT
Incorporating cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, with a therapeutic massage is a natural combination. The properties found in CBD provide relief to those experiencing pain and muscle tension.

Tech Busters Massage targets hand pain

By Krista C.
Aug 22, 2019 8:59 AM PT
Massage that targets the hands, wrists, arms and shoulders releases tension as pressure is applied to the areas from the shoulder to the fingers. The pressure and manipulation allow tight muscles, deep knots and kinks to relax….

Back pain? Massage could be the key to pain relief

By Krista C.
JULY 23, 2019 1:46 PM PT
Anyone who suffers from back pain knows that even easy tasks can become difficult and painful, including bending over, tying shoelaces and lying down comfortably.

Different massage styles address different concerns

By Krista C.
June 25, 2019 11:44 AM PT​
Regular massages relax the body and promote a healthy body and mind. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most common massage techniques and some of their benefits

Prenatal massage comforts, relaxes the body

By Krista C.
MAY 24, 2019 8 AM PT
It is important for the body of the mom-to-be to be supported properly during a massage for both comfort and safety. Pillows, bolsters or padding often are used to support the back, knees, legs and feet.

Best of two worlds: aromatherapy massage

By Krista C.
APRIL 26, 2019 10:41 AM PT
Essential oils, known for their positive effects on physical health and mood, each have different properties. These unique oils can reduce stress, promote circulation, reduce muscle, joint pain and swelling and aid the body in healing after injuries. The use of essential oils in massage often is used for anxiety, depression, insomnia, menstrual pain, a feeling of well-being and support, and symptoms of dementia.

Massage helps optimize athletic performance for adults and youths

By Krista C.
Nov. 27, 2018 1:13 PM PT
Massage stretches muscle fibers and promotes flexibility. With consistent massage therapy, both range of motion and muscle flexibility improve. When the body moves properly, an athlete can run more efficiently.

The perfect New Year’s Resolution: regularly scheduled massages

By Krista C.
JAN. 21, 2018 2 PM PT
As 2019 quickly approaches, what New Year’s resolutions have you mapped out for yourself? Lose weight? Eat healthier? Exercise more? Be calmer? Improve your work/life balance? Sleep better? What if I told you that studies show that massage actually can help you meet any one of these resolutions?

Do you Shiatsu?

By Anne W.
Jan. 16, 2018 1 PM PT
Using the fingers, thumbs, and palms to apply pressure to various points of the body, Shiatsu promotes energy flow by stimulating the circulatory, lymphatic, and hormonal systems.

What to Know about Prenatal (Pregnancy) Massage

By Krista C.
NOV. 14, 2017 1:26 PM PT
Prenatal massage can help to improve circulation as well as lifting some of the strain from muscles and joints, helping overall reenergization. Many pregnant women find their mobility changing or becoming limited.

Do I Want a Swedish Massage or a Deep Tissue Massage? What’s the Difference?

By Krista C.
OCT. 9, 2017 1:30 PM PT
Swedish Massage is regularly used in anxiety treatments, as the process also stimulates the skin and nervous system, helping to soothe nerves. With the release of physical tension, emotional and physical stress can also be reduced.

Benefits of Sports Massage for Teen Athletes

By Krista C.
SEP. 12, 2017 1:37 PM PT
We often think of children as having more resilient bodies, and that they heal easily. But the ongoing impact of sports and the intensity with which young athletes are compelled to perform means that their bodies are often being worked—proportionally—the same as college and professional athletes.

Reset Anxiety Levels with Massage Therapy

By Krista C.
JULY 11, 2017 1:48 PM PT
People tend to think of massages as an indulgence or something used for relieving back or neck pain. But there are many benefits to massage, which can help relieve other conditions including poor circulation, chronic headaches, and arthritis. Not all types of anxiety can be quickly or easily relieved. And while massage therapy can’t fix the government or make your boss a better manager, regular massage therapy treatments can help you regain the balance of your life and take the stress out of your body.

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