Massage therapy is one of the most popular alternative therapies used by people all over the world. It is an oldest healing therapy that was practiced before the pharmaceutical evolution took place in the 1940’s. Massage therapy is believed to originate in Ancient Greece by Asclepiades of Bithynia who uses “rubbing” as a healing method to treat several physical and mental ailments.
Many Greek physicians, who practiced massage therapy slowly spread the techniques to other parts of the globe and the therapy gained a lot of acceptance due to its effectiveness.
The modern world too has witnessed several benefits of massage therapy and these have been proven though several clinical studies.