The set of preventive or curative massage techniques are performed to relieve muscle or joint pain due to contractures or traumas, and rheumatic, circulatory or nerve disorders.
The different types are:
1. decontracting massage, treating contracted muscles;
2. sport massage, improving athletic performance, resulting in increased blood circulation leading to a change in pressure, heart and respiratory rate;
3. re-energizing, soothing tired muscles and accelerating muscle recovery.