The word – Massage - comes from many different sources, French "friction of kneading", Arabic "to touch or feel" and from. Greek "to handle, touch, to work with the hands, to knead dough. Whatever the origins, Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure using hands, fingers, elbows, or forearm. Massage can alleviate pain, sort out tired muscles, and promotes relaxation and well-being,
There are many benefits that result from massage, whether used to alleviate the stresses associated with a particular condition or injury, or when used as a relaxing therapy.
Historically, regular massage has been used to: