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Massage Therapy Orange County CA


What is Massage Therapy and How Does It Work?

Massage therapy is the manipulation of the body’s soft tissues such as muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Massage therapy is a clinically proven healthcare option that relieves the discomfort associated with daily occupational stresses, muscular overuse, and many chronic pain conditions. Massages can be used to treat acute and chronic ailments. Massage Therapists work with a wide range of patients, including those recovering from illness or injury rehabilitation, as well as people who are disabled.

How Can Massage Therapy Help?

Licensed Massage therapists are masters of the skeletal system, which is ultimately affected by the muscular system. Together, these systems greatly influence the nervous system, the master controller of the body. Massage Therapy has been shown to be beneficial in the treatment for neck pain, shoulder pain, lower back pain, Tennis Elbow, and variety of diseases. Some disorders can be treated with massages.

Massages and myotherapy have been shown in studies to be effective in treating

  • Chronic/subacute low back pain
  • Muscle ache with a delayed onset (DOMS)
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Injuries to the soft tissues
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Insomnia

They can also be used to reduce pain effectively to help people with:

  • A long-term illness
  • A potentially fatal illness, such as cancer

Massage Advantages in Orange County CA

One of the most immediate advantages of massage is a sense of deep relax and calm. Good Massage cause the release of endorphins, which are brain chemicals (neurotransmitters) that produce feelings of well-being. Stress hormones like adrenaline, cortisol, and norepinephrine are also reduced. According to research, high levels of stress hormones impair the immune system


Massage and myotherapy have the following physical benefits:

  • Decreased muscle tension
  • Increased circulation
  • The lymphatic system is stimulated
  • Relieve stress
  • Relaxation
  • Increased joint flexibility and mobility
  • Skin tone improvement
  • Improved soft tissue injury recovery
  • Increased mental alertness
  • Decreased anxiety and depression
  • Breaking down scar tissue

Massage techniques to enhance your perfect massage experience

Massage therapists typically use either oil or talcum powder to allow their hands to glide over a person’s skin. A sheet or thin piece of cloth can also be used to achieve the same effect.

Massages in Orange County may include:

Myotherapy is the evaluation and treatment of soft tissue pain, injury, and disability that affects movement and mobility. The health and function of the soft tissue structure (muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia) of the human body are restored and maintained through myotherapy.

Oncology Massage
Oncology massage is a type of therapeutic massage therapy customized bodywork combining compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people cope with cancer.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic drainage is a gentle whole-body treatment that calms the nervous system and boosts the immune system.

Reflexology is based on the idea that certain parts of the body reflect the entire body. Reflex points in the feet, hands, face, and ears correspond to all parts of the body. Pressure on these points stimulates the body’s natural healing process.


Aromatherapy is the addition of essential oils made from selected flowers and plants to massage oil for their therapeutic properties. The session begins with a relaxing essential oil inhalation to enhance calm to alleviate nervous tension.

Trigger Point Massage
Trigger point massage: A trigger point is a hyper-irritated tissue that causes pain and tenderness when compressed. This massage technique uses concentrated pressure to alleviate this trigger point.

Shiatsu Massage
Shiatsu is an oriental therapeutic massage techniques that works specific points on the body to improve energy flow. Shiatsu massage’s underlying principles are similar to those of acupuncture.

Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage or Myofascial Release massage

A great massage service that gets to the deeper layers of your muscles. Deep Tissue massage is used to loosen knots and relieve pressure points all over the body. Athletes, office workers, mothers, and those who sit for long periods of time will benefit from this Swedish massage.

Prenatal Massage
Prenatal massage can help reduce stress, reduce symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pain, and improve labor outcomes. Prenatal massage can also aid in hormone regulation, blood flow, and swelling reduction.

Thai Massage
Thai therapeutic massage therapy can be invigorating as well as relaxing. It is an excellent option for maintaining muscle health if you regularly exercise or if you want to overcome a lack of flexibility. Thai massage has been shown in studies to improve blood circulation, flexibility, and ease muscle tension.

Sports Massage
Sport massage therapy is an application of massage, not a specific massage technique. The type of technique or treatment used is determined by the stage of training or competition, sports related injury or condition, and the remedial massage therapist’s assessment. Sports massage is a combination of techniques designed to improve performance and aid in the recovery of overworked muscles. Sports massage helps realign muscle fibers for better mobility.  


Special considerations for massage in Orange County

Massage Therapy and myotherapy are not recommended or vary depending in the following situations, and a GP or specialist referral is required, including (but not limited to):

  • While pregnant
  • If there are skin rashes, cuts, or infections
  • If there is a possibility of fractures or broken bones
  • If the person is suffering from a terminal illness

What to expect during your first visit?

As part of your session and assessment, you will complete a confidential health history on your first visit. Your massage therapist will evaluate your specific needs as well as any other factors that may be causing your injury, condition or any trouble areas. The Massage Therapist will collaborate with you to create a treatment plan that will ensure you receive appropriate care. The treatment plan is subject to change at any time and will be reviewed at the appropriate time. You are under no obligation to participate in any aspect of a service. After you have given your informed consent, your treatment will begin. Setting realistic treatment goals, discussing potential treatment responses, and being informed of alternative care options are all part of this process.

Our Massage Therapists Get Rave Reviews

Twins Chiropractic and Physical Medicine is fortunate to have some of the top licensed massage therapists in Orange County as part of their staff. Each one has been handpicked and has a minimum of a decade’s worth of professional experience to help you in optimizing your health.

Here are our top three massage therapy styles:

  • Deep Tissue Massage Therapy
  • Prenatal Massage Therapy
  • Swedish Massage Therapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Mobile Massage

Massage Therapy Patient Center near you!

If you are visiting one of our massage experts in Orange County offices for the first time, we want you to be prepared. Our top priority is your comfort! Twins Chiropractic and Physical Medicine has convenient locations in Placentia, Costa Mesa, Garden Grove, Irvine, and Riverside. Each office is warm and inviting, with friendly doctors and staff and an open atmosphere. We strive to create an upbeat wellness environment that is also soothing and relaxing. Book your Appointment and get that amazing experience!


Experience the full benefit of professional massage therapy.

Days and Hours

Mondays: 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m
Tuesdays: 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
Wednesdays and Fridays: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
Thursdays: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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