Swedish massage is a system of long strokes, kneading, fiction, tapping, percussion, vibration and shaking that apply pressure between muscle and bones, rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.
The objective of Swedish massage is to relax the entire body. It can increase one’s flexibility because it stretches the ligaments and tendons, and Swedish massage is specifically designed to relax the muscles. It also helps flush the body tissues of uric and lactic acid and other metabolic waste. Moreover, Swedish massage is good for treating insomia general tension and headache.