The term "Swedish Massage" refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones, and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. Swedish massage was developed in the 1700's by a Swedish doctor named Per Henrik Ling.
Here are some of the advantages -
» Reduction in muscle spasm, pain and tension
» Release of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers
» Relaxation and therefore reduction in anxiety
» Improved blood circulation
» Improved lymphatic drainage
» Improved mobility