This form of massage was developed more than 2,500 years ago in India by Jivaka Kumar Bhaecha, physician to the Buddha. It arrived in Thailand in the 3rd century BC. The masseur works with hands, feet and elbows.
The most common type of massage is Swedish massage therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By Continue reading →