Massage is a way of conditioning your skin, muscles by hands or any source to give comfort and relief. It is a technique which dates back to nearly 2000 BC and has been a part of almost every civilization in the history. Even today, almost every country is adopting the ways of massaging due to its advantages and results.
Massages have various forms and types, which depend upon application and culture to culture. There are different techniques which may be for healing ligament problems, giving relaxation, massaging sports persons, and enhancing body’s metabolism. Be it oil massage, hot stone massage, or any other way, the massage relief that one gets is a feeling which is truly out of the world.
Talking about US, Though the origin of massage does not belong to US or its neighboring countries, but it was adopted there in late early 19th century and today it is very popular among Americans. Massage there, also known as ‘watsu’, is an innovative way of giving massage in the water. In this the temperature of water always same as body temperature, and the massager tries various techniques on you. This type of massage is gaining much attention among other new ways of massaging.
Massages have been commercialized too. Many tourist spots have opened massage spas in their hotels in order to attract tourist and give them relaxation from their tiring journey. Massage ways depend upon the country you are visiting because every country has its own ancestral ways of massaging.
Massage can also be done while you are at home. Heated oil can be used as massage commodity. Try to spread the oil on your body and massage the parts which are accessible with your own hands. For body parts which are not accessible with your hand, you can seek family member’s help.