Massage is the mistreat of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied past hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The point toward of rub is generally for the treatment of body stress or pain. A person who was professionally trained to find the maintenance for massages was traditionally known as a masseur (male) or a masseuse (female), but those titles are outmoded, and carry some negative connotations. In the United States, the title massage therapist has been credited as a event norm for those who have been professionally trained to provide massages.
In professional settings, clients are treated while lying upon a smooth table, sitting in a rub chair, or lying on a mat on the floor. In amateur settings, a general set sights on surface with a bed or the floor is more common. Aquatic massage and bodywork is performed similar to recipients submersed or wandering in a warm-water therapy pool.