rejuvenated and energized. It may include walking on the clients back, cracking their knuckles, or pulling their ears or fingers. The client may be asked to lie on his/her stomach or back during the session. Its important to know the different types of massage style before you book an appointment. Back pain (subacute and chronic back pain). It uses a technique called blocking and releasing the blood flow. You may want a Swedish massage if you want a relaxing experience. According to clinical studies, the Swedish massage can reduce back pain for as long as 15 weeks. A traditional Thai massage does not use essential oils or lotions. There are over 200 massage techniques and types, including the Thai massage and Swedish massage. It uses five styles stroking, gliding, kneading, pounding, and shaking. Privacy is required during a Swedish massage. In Thailand, a dozen or more clients may be treated in one room. The Thai massage is often called lazy yoga even though it uses techniques similar to the Swedish massage. In most amateur settings, a floor mat or a mattress on the floor is more common. Once the pressure is released, the client will feel heat as the blood rushes back to the limbs. The client can stay fully clothed or covered in a robe. Privacy is usually not required during a Thai massage. She should also know how to massage the pressure and adjust movements so you dont end up in pain. Per Henrik Ling is credited for coming up with the Swedish massage. One study showed the Swedish massage reduced stress and improved ones mood. Thai massage is not painful like as described.