Massage is the insult of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied when hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The intend of smooth is generally for the treatment of body heighten or pain. A person who was professionally trained to provide 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 endorsed as a concern norm for those who have been professionally trained to allow massages.
In professional settings, clients are treated while lying upon a rub table, sitting in a smear chair, or lying upon a mat upon the floor. In amateur settings, a general seek surface following a bed or the floor is more common. Aquatic massage and bodywork is performed subsequently recipients submersed or drifting in a warm-water therapy pool.