The concept of Swedish massage first appeared in the nineteenth century, when scientists are very interested in the importance of massage. Through a comprehensive analysis, study and systematization of different massage techniques of the Romans, Egyptians and Chinese, was bred by one common massage technique, which has collected in itself the best features of the other. In the early nineteenth century in the city of Stockholm has created the world’s first Institute devoted to massage. He was called “the national Institute of massage and Wellness physical therapy”. Graduates of this educational institution since its Foundation has been actively touring the world and carried the idea of a Swedish massage, so it has become one of the world’s most famous types of massage.
To characterize Swedish massage can have the following features:
massage has a strong penetrating effect, maximum focus is on penetration, in other words the depth of the massage, as strong fingers massage to penetrate deep into the bones themselves.
– the main challenge is not the penetration to the lymph, and massaging seals, stiff parts, as well as warm-up vascular nervous hardened beams.
– the main difference between Swedish massage from others is its uniqueness in the massaging technique, namely the technique involves not a purely mechanical massaging, but mental, as in Swedish massage fingers are eyes that diagnose and detect sore spots of the patient through touch.
The main objective of the Swedish massage is a kind of stretching of nerve endings, hardened muscles and warm-up of the density of the tissues. This massage is great to relieve stress, stimulates the muscles and promotes a favorable overall physical condition. Swedish massage has truly become a classic in its niche.
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