Therapeutic massage

Also known as: Massage, therapeutic, Cranialsacral massage, Massage therapy, Myfacial release massage
Massage is rubbing the soft tissues of the body, such as the muscles. Massage may be helpful in reducing tension and pain, improving blood flow and encouraging relaxation. Massage therapists usually apply pressure with their hands, but they can also use their forearms, elbows or feet. There are at least 80 different types of massage. Some are gentle, and some are very active and intense.

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National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Main site for alternative medicine including acupuncture, dietary supplements, herbs, massage techniques and other non-traditional medical practices.