Scientific Sessions

Massage Therapies

Massage therapy involves the scientific manipulation of the body's soft tissues, utilizing manual techniques such as fixed or movable pressure, holding, and movement to restore these tissues. This type of manual therapy focuses on manipulating the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and fascia. The term "massage therapy" refers to a broad range of treatments that vary in the way touch, pressure, and treatment intensity are applied. Massage therapy has a lengthy and diverse history in numerous cultures and is used today for a variety of health-related reasons. Massage techniques are extensively used in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Indian medicine.

  • Types and Methods of Massage Therapy
  • Medical and Therapeutic Use
  • Massage and Relaxation