Massage: An Introductory Guide to the Healing Practice of Touch
For centuries, the art of massage has been practised therapeutically on the street, in the workplace, in hospitals and at home. Today, it is probably one of the more popular forms of health activity. It is used as a form of natural therapy for the wear and tear of daily living, for injury and for relaxation and general well-being. Whether performed by a trained professional or gifted amateur, it offers the gift of touch and the enormous range of psychological and physical benefits that that brings.
Although the great strides made by conventional medicine during the last century moved some of the complementary therapies, such as massage, out of the limelight, it is now clear that massage and its sister therapies are enjoying a revival. Whether you have an injury that needs treating, or you want to learn how to relax more effectively, this book provides basic, detailed information on this popular and effective therapy