Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage from YOU Massage Therapy

By: YOU Massage Therapy  23/10/2010
Keywords: massage, holistic, back pain

Relatively new to Holistic Massage for you is Traditional Swedish Massage. Definitely one of the most famous of massages and bar far the most popular.

Swedish massage is a combination of techniques the purpose of it is to cause relaxation in the muscles. The flow of the massage mirrors the flow of blood to the heart in the body; as such this type of massage increases blood flow around the body, which also improves oxygen flow.

smooth strokes
Kneading movements
cyclic movements
Oscillating movements
vigorous chopping or tapping
Bending and stretching

Keywords: back pain, Deep Tissue Massage, holistic, massage, swedish massage, therapeutic massage