Asian massage therapy is one of the most ancient healing arts still in use today. Chinese records document it’s use over 3,000 years ago. The Egyptians, Hindu’s and Persians all used healing massage as a treatment for a variety of ailments. The Greek physician Hippocrates, often referred to as the father of medicine, wrote papers recommending using friction and rubbing to help with circulatory and joint problems nearly 2,500 years ago.
Today we know the benefits of modern Asian massage therapy to be far reaching and varied. Healing massage is a widely accepted part of many rehabilitation programs, and has also been shown to benefits other areas, such as: