Do you know the difference between any type of massage treatments? First thing you should know at this point is that a Massage therapy is not just a simple massage. There exist a different and higher level of organization behind all the pressure, strokes, and stretching involved in your body. Through the history, massages treatments have been considered as a medical and therapeutic activity. Here we show the methodology behind seven most popular massage treatments in London, so you can understand the difference between all of them.

Massage Treatments and Different Techniques

Swedish Massage

Our most requested massage and often considered to be THE Classic form of massage, this service will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Entirely customized to your body and desired amount of pressure, Swedish massage uses a combination of fluent or gliding strokes, kneading and tapping. Find Swedish massage in Glasgow near you or any alternative treatment now and learn about benefits of Swedish massage, that include increased circulation, pain reduction and a general feeling of wellness and relaxation. <<read more>>

Deep Tissue Massage

Perfect for those with active lifestyles or who suffer from chronic pain, our deep tissue massage combines Swedish and pressure point techniques. This is a more intense service designed to address the layers of muscle beneath the surface muscles as well as overworked areas of the body, and is most effective as a recurring service. You may feel slightly little sore immediately following your deep tissue massage, but this will be replaced with an overall feeling of wellness and decreased stress. Sometimes the tension or pain area gets stiff but stiffness goes in a day or two. You can now search for deep tissue massage in Brighton & Hove near you, and anywhere in the UK. <<read more>>

Holistic Massage

This type of massage is a massage that is used as a means to get healthy and keep the mind and spirit in harmony. Through circular and stretching movements, relief is generated both body and mind and spirit. Is a combination of art and science that rejuvenates the mind and frees the body from tension. Its practice dates back to ancient civilisations and their teachings merge today with new techniques and discoveries. One of the fundamental goals is to stimulate the patient’s physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual, and that giving reactive energy flow balance, health and wellness.

Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy

Combination of those massages uses slow friction and deep-finger pressure on some parts of your body that are dealing with chronic muscle tension, aches, or pain. It is helpful for people suffering from hypertension in various areas on the body, such as the neck or shoulders.

Relaxing Massage

A relaxation massage helps to de-stress and loosen up your body and is great for those who have had a hard working week or feel like treating themselves to some TLC! The treatment consists of flowing strokes, kneading and gentle manipulations of the muscles performed at…. <<read more>>

Reflexology Massage

Based on some of the earliest forms of massage, our Reflexology Massage addresses specific pressure points in the hands and feet to give a general feeling of wellness throughout the body. This form of massage utilises acupressure techniques and is thought to aid in improved circulation and detoxification, alternative treatment for various conditions and has been used for many centuries. You can now search for foot massage in Oxford, and in fact any type of massage treatment mentioned on our website, by visiting Massages Me UK and searching by postcode or location in the UK.

Lomi Lomi Massage

Lomi Lomi massage technique is one of the oldest and most profound forms of massage also known as Hawaiian Temple Style massage or Kahuna massage. It originated in the islands of Hawaii, in the South Pacific. It is an amazing, unique, and healing massage derived from the ancient Polynesians and more specifically the master healers of Hawaii… <<read more>>

Thai Massage

Find best Thai massage near me now on Massages Me, best directory for massage places, male & female therapists in the UK. Learn more about this wonderful massage technique and many others.

What is Thai Massage? Connecting acupressure techniques with Ayurveda and passive yoga, traditional thai massage is an ancient massage technique. It was done 2500 years ago by Dr. Shivago Komarpaj in What Phot, which is located in Bangkok. This is the birthplace of the thai massage. This massage is associated with yogic philosophy and… <<read more>>

Targeted Massage

This highly effective treatment targets specific trigger points in the body to relieve pain at the source. Also known as trigger point therapy, this service focuses on loosening compressed and tense sections of the body. Your massage therapist will work with you to determine the particular areas of your body in need of the most attention and help.

Balinese Massage

Balinese massage is a full-body, deep-tissue, holistic treatment. Balinese massage uses a combination of gentle stretches, acupressure, reflexology, and aromatherapy to stimulate the flow of blood, oxygen and “qi” (energy) around your body, and bring a sense of well-being, calm and deep relaxation.

Hot Stone Massage

Smooth, warm stones are used to help melt away tension and relax muscles in this classic massage with a twist. The heat used in this therapeutic treatment allows your therapist to work deeply yet non-intensively into your muscle tissue, eliminating toxins and improving circulation. A perfect alternative for those who enjoy Swedish massage treatment but would like to try something different. FInd hot stones massage in Sheffield, or any othe massage treatment mentioned above, You can now search by location or postcode, for massage places and therapists near you in the United Kingdom.

Hot Stone Massage

Pregnancy Massage

Massage is an excellent way to treat the growing bodies of mothers-to-be and relieve their often aching joints. We always seek to further pamper our expecting clients by bringing the relaxation to them. We adapt our pregnancy massage to make you as comfortable and safe as possible, no matter what stage of pregnancy you might be in. While we take every precaution with our pregnant clients, we do recommend consulting with your doctor prior to undergoing any treatments, especially if you have had a high-risk pregnancy.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Massage treatment aims to stimulate the body’s lymph system by applying some light repetitive strokes. A healthy lymph system needs that your muscle cells are able to contract smoothly in the walls of lymph vessels so all of your muscles can free all lymphatic fluid through the vessels and the rest of your whole body. Founded by Emi Vodder and Estrid Vodder, this type of massage is perfect for those people who want to detox their body and reduce all swelling post injury or surgery. <<read more>>

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a therapy that improves somatic function, or the function of the body’s various systems, such as the skeletal as well as the supporting vascular, lymphatic, and neural elements. Myofascial release works by allowing your body to reach a better range of motion, strength and relaxation. It was developed by Janet G. Travell in the 1940s. This kind of massage includes the following activities in no specific order: applying knuckles or forearm to body; sinking into soft tissue; contact the first barrier and put in a line of tension; and some other skin activities.

Sports Massage

Sports Massage treatment addresses the particular therapy needs of athletes and assists them in staying in top physical form. This massage focuses on areas of chronic pain or repetitive stress, and is utterly customizable to your desired level of pressure and results. Your therapist will work with you to determine the sections of your body that are most utilized in your activities and which require the most attention and care. Many of our athlete clients opt to have this service immediately before or after their sport meets and events.

Indian Head Massage

This type of massage is, above all, extremely pleasant. But it also contains many physical and psychological benefits. Amongst others the power to alleviate tensions and migraines. It can also help to overcome insomnia.


Reiki requires the use of some of hands holding positions that relate the vital organs and nerve plexes. Developed in 1922 by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui, it is also considered as a spiritual practice, with some important relaxing benefits.

Targeted Massage

This highly effective treatment targets specific trigger points in the body to relieve pain at the source. Also known as trigger point therapy, this service focuses on loosening compressed and tense sections of the body. Your massage therapist will work with you to determine the particular areas of your body in need of the most attention and help.


Essential oils extracted from plants contain chemicals with beneficial health properties. Discover what aromatherapy can do for your physical and mental wellbeing. Aromatherapy is often performed on a whole body or partially, for example during foot massage tratment.

Massage Health Benefits

Massages have been a common practice over the years. Even if you need simply to relax yourself, or to relieve body pain, massages are a way to feel better. Not many people are qualified to apply massages. On these days, massages are considered as a real and official medical practice. It is well known that there are many places out there that offer this service. A service that… <<read more>>

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