traditional European massage
traditional European massageMassage therapy
A generic term for any form of massage therapy that focuses on “soft tissue” manipulation in the form of effleurage, friction, percussion (tapotement), petrissage and vibration; the prototypic traditional European massage is the Swedish massage.
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traditional European massageMassage therapy A massage therapy that focuses on 'soft tissue' manipulation–eg, effleurage, friction, percussion–tapotement, petrissage, vibration; the prototypic TEM is Swedish massage. See Massage therapy, Swedish massage.
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