Tag: Sports Massage


Basic Types of Massage

EASTERN VS. WESTERN; TRADITIONAL VS. MODERN ECLECTIC Massage therapy initially separates into two basic types: Eastern and Western. The latter form is also referred to as Chinese, Japanese or Asian. While the two formats have commonalities, there are also differences. This is not simply a question of origin. It is a matter of philosophy. Western … Read More


Sports Massage Techniques

Sports massage may appear to be the latest ‘hot’ thing, but in fact it’s been practiced for thousands of years. The ancient Spartans, enemies of the Athenians in Greece over 2,500 years ago, regularly applied massage techniques to optimize their warriors’ effectiveness. Many of the techniques used then would be familiar today, since they are … Read More