Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Practiced in ancient China, India, Greece and Rome until present times, the massage played a key role in relieving pain, remaining an essential alternative treatment against various diseases linked to lymphatic, circular, cardiovascular systems for example. Recent research carried on muscle pain, discovered new healing features which take place throughout the massage. Moreover, it is believed that massage therapy may replace many painkillers, due to same effects on muscle, lessening the pain. Learn more about the massage therapy, its history and methods in this book.