The Swedish massage is the most common and well known massage, In all Swedish massage, the therapist uses massage oil and performs various different massage strokes such as: effleurage, petrissage, friction, vibration/nerve strokes, and uses various pressure.
These movements warm up the muscle tissue, releasing tension and gradually breaking up muscle knots and adhesions. Swedish massage promotes relaxation, among other benefits. Before the massage, the therapist will ask you about any injuries or other conditions that he or she should know about.
If it's your first massage or or you don't get a massage often, a Swedish massage is a good fit for beginners.
Massage therapy can also help with managing the pain from conditions such as arthritis and sciatica.
Swedish massage is based on the Western concepts of anatomy and physiology