Swedish massage


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Swedish massage

n.
A system of therapeutic massage and exercise for the muscles and joints, developed in Sweden in the 1800s.

Swedish massage

n
(Medicine) massage combined with a system (Swedish movements or gymnastics) of passive and active exercising of muscles and joints

Swed′ish massage′


n.
a massage employing techniques systematized in Sweden in the 19th century.
[1910–15]

Swedish massage

A popular form of western massage originally called Swedish Movement Treatment and developed by Swedish gymnast Per Henrik Ling and combining therapeutic massage with exercises for muscles and joints.
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Noun1.Swedish massage - massage combined with a system of active and passive exercises for the muscles and joints
massage - kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
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Palmeri discussed the health benefits gained from massage using techniques such as Swedish massage, heat therapy, muscle every technique, orthobionomy, and yoga.
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