Swedish massage is a blend of various massage techniques, it is also known as Holistic or therapeutic massage. The aim is to re-balance the body so it achieves homeostasis or balance. Holistic massage is an excellent aid to relaxation helping you to unwind and “de-stress”. As well as encouraging the release of tension it can also help to increase mobility, which is a real help if you feel stiffness or tightness within the body. Massage is also an appropriate choice if you have a recent or long standing injury that causes pain or discomfort in soft tissues such as muscles, ligaments or tendons.