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A system of therapeutic massage and exercise for the muscles and joints, developed in Sweden in the 1800s.
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(Medicine) massage combined with a system (Swedish movements or gymnastics) of passive and active exercising of muscles and joints
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a massage employing techniques systematized in Sweden in the 19th century.
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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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|Noun||1.||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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