One of the most commonly taught and well-known massage techniques, Swedish
massage is a vigorous system of treatment designed to energize the body by stimulating
circulation. Five basic strokes, all flowing toward the heart, are used to manipulate the
soft tissues of the body. The disrobed client is covered by a sheet, with only the area
being worked on exposed. Therapists use a combination of kneading, rolling, vibrational,
percussive, and tapping movements, with the application of oil, to reduce friction on
the skin. The many benefits of Swedish massage may include generalized relaxation,
dissolution of scar tissue adhesions, and improved circulation, which may speed healing
and reduce swelling from injury.

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