" The Original Thai Massage From Bangkok Thailand "

Welcome to Orchid Thai Massage & Spa San Diego

Traditional Thai Wellness Spa

We have double-bed massage room to service.

We have 2 branches where you can visit.

History of Thai Massage

The founder of Thai Massage and Medicine is said to have been Shivago Komarpaj (Jivaka Komarabhacca), who is said in the Pali Buddhist Canon to have been the Buddha's physician over 2500 years ago. In fact, the history of Thai massage is more complex than this legend of a single founder would suggest. Thai massage, like Traditional Thai Medicine more generally, is a combination of influences from Indian, Chinese, Southeast Asian cultural spheres and traditions of medicine. The art as it is practiced today is likely to be the product of a 19th century synthesis of various healing traditions from all over the kingdom. Even today, there is considerable variation from region to region across Thailand, and no single routine or theoretical framework that is universally accepted among healers.

The Benefit of Massages
Increases circulation, allowing the body to pump more oxygen and nutrients into tissues and vital organs.
Stimulates the flow of lymph, the body's natural defense system, against toxic invaders. For example, in breast cancer patients, massage has been shown to increase the cells that fight cancer.
Increased circulation of blood and lymph systems improves the condition of the body's largest organ - the skin.
Relaxes and softens injured and overused muscles Reduces spasms and cramping Increases joint flexibility.
Reduces recovery time, helps prepare for strenuous workouts and eliminates subsequent pains of the athlete at any level.
Releases endorphin - the body's natural painkiller - and is being used in chronic illness, injury and recovery from surgery to control and relieve pain.
Reduces post-surgery adhesions and edema and can be used to reduce and realign scar tissue after healing has occurred.
Improves range-of-motion and decreases discomfort for patients with low back pain.
Relieves pain for migraine sufferers and decreases the need for medication.
Provides exercise and stretching for atrophied muscles and reduces shortening of the muscles for those with restricted range of motion.
Assists with shorter labor for expectant mothers, as well as less need for medication, less depression and anxiety, and shorter hospital stays.

" Donít eat a heavy meal before the massage If it's your first time at the clinic or spa, arrive at least 10 minutes early to complete the necessary forms. Otherwise, arrive 5 minutes early so you can have a few minutes to rest and relax before starting the massage. Be sure that your massage therapist has your complete health history, because people with certain conditions should not have Thai massage. If you feel discomfort at any time, let your massage therapist know. "