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Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating the muscular structure and soft tissue of the body. It has a therapeutic effect on the body by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. This section provides information about what massage is – including its history, how it works, as well as how it’s practiced. There are many different styles of massage, depending on a person’s needs and physical condition. Whether it’s Swedish massage, deep tissue massage or reflexology that you’re interested it, the Types of Massage page will guide through the most common forms. While much of the scientific research on the benefits and risks of massage therapy is preliminary, this section includes a dedicated page that covers what massage can help with, as well under which circumstances it should be avoided.

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Massage is a general term for pressing, rubbing and manipulating the muscular structure and soft tissue of the body for the purpose of optimising health. It may range from light stroking to deep pressure. Massage therapists typically use their hands and fingers for massage, but may also use other parts of the body such as forearms, elbows and even feet. Massage therapy treatme

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There are many different types of massage. To help you decide which style is right for you, here is a quick guide to the most common types: Swedish massage: This is the most widely practiced form of massage. Swedish massage uses long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, vibration and tapping to help relax and energise you. If you've never had a massage before, th

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While often preliminary or conflicting, the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine states that there is scientific evidence that massage can help with back pain and may improve quality of life for people with depression, cancer, and HIV/AIDS. For this reason it's increasingly being offered alongside standard treatment for a wide range of medical conditions a

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