The Origin of Massage

Massage can be difficult to define , it is much easier to describe. As we now know it, Massage can be defined as “the manipulation of the soft tissues (muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and skin) and joints of the body to gain a therapeutic response, aid in the healing process, and promote relaxation and well-being,”

The Origin of the word “Massage” can be found in many ancient languages and cultures lending further credence to the fact that the practice of “Massage” was truly an original compenoent of health care.