Swedish massage is one of the most popular forms of massage therapy. It can help you relax, give you more energy, and may help after an injury.
Swedish massage involves long, kneading strokes combined with rhythmic tapping strokes and movement of the joints.
This type of massage targets the uppermost layer of muscles and aims to relieve muscle tension.
Many people use Swedish massage just to relax. It can also be used to help with physical conditions and has been shown to help relieve pain, stress and muscle tension. Sports people may have a Swedish massage before they compete to help them perform at their best. Swedish massage can also be used to help people cope better with illnesses.