Massage is the hurt of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied once hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The goal of smear is generally for the treatment of body play up or pain. A person who was professionally trained to present 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 situation norm for those who have been professionally trained to provide massages.
In professional settings, clients are treated even if lying on a smooth table, sitting in a rub chair, or lying on a mat upon the floor. In amateur settings, a general object surface behind a bed or the floor is more common. Aquatic massage and bodywork is performed like recipients submersed or in limbo in a warm-water therapy pool.