The word comes from the french massage friction of kneading or from arabic/latin massa to touch, to handle, feel etc
Archaeological evidence of massage have been found in many ancient civilisation including India, Japan, Korea, China, Rome, Greece etc.
What is massage?
Massage is a non-intrusive form of treatment and involves working and acting on the body with variety of pressures & movements. Depending on the application and technique used, massage is used to promote well-being and is beneficial in treating problems affecting the musculature of the human body such as postural misalignment and other anatomical conditions residing in the body's myofascial and musculoskeletal system. It induces blood circulation thereby providing improved metabolism and amplifying immune system functioning.