Massage is the mistreat of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied as soon as hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device. The want of daub is generally for the treatment of body draw attention to or pain. A person who was professionally trained to give 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 matter norm for those who have been professionally trained to pay for massages.
In professional settings, clients are treated even if lying upon a massage table, sitting in a daub chair, or lying on a mat upon the floor. In amateur settings, a general aspire surface subsequently a bed or the floor is more common. Aquatic massage and bodywork is performed as soon as recipients submersed or wandering in a warm-water therapy pool.