Massage therapy is regarded as one of the oldest healing techniques to the human body. There is proof that before recorded history practising this form of healing was being taken place. In a busy modern-day society we may overlook the importance of a daily massage and what benefits it can bring to your well-being. The history of this practice shows how it evolved from a massage into a scientific medical treatment.
Massage generalises many different techniques of human touch and dates back to as early as 2330 B.C in Saqqara Egypt. For as long as history recalls that human touch techniques have always been regarded as a therapy and treatment for alignments and injury issues. There are hieroglyphic images that show that human touch techniques were being applied as a medicinal form of therapy.
Archaeologists have found proof in Greece, China, India, Japan, Korea, Rome, Egypt and Mesopotamia. As massage techniques were so widely spread over continents this allowed for many different techniques and approaches to develop. Continue reading