WHAT IS PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE THERAPY?
In present day time of our modern western culture, professional massage therapy can be defined by this definition:
Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body.
massage therapy. (n.d.) Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. (2009). Retrieved October 23 2018 from https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/massage+therapy