Massage is the manipulation of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function of those tissues. Swedish massage can ease tension, promote relaxation and well-being, and reduce pain. Massage can be a part of physical therapy or practiced on its own. It can be highly effective for alleviating the symptoms of arthritis, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other disorders of the muscles and/or nervous system.
I can provide Swedish Massage (both full body and partial) to VTCT standards.
Massage is recognized as perhaps one of the oldest therapies: Egyptian tomb paintings show people being massaged, The "Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine", a Chinese book written in 2,700 BC, recommended the "massage of skin and flesh".
The Benefits of Swedish Massage include: