Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is a popular and enjoyable type of massage, bringing many health benefits. Developed in the 19th century in Sweden, techniques applied involve the use of hands, forearms and elbows to manipulate, warm and stretch the superficial layers of muscles. Active or passive movements of the joints may also be part of the massage.


Benefits include:

  • Aids mental and physical relaxation
  • Relieves stress
  • Decreases muscle tension, improves muscle tone, flexibility and mobility
  • Increased range of movement in joints
  • Helps with muscular pain and backache
  • Relieves joint stiffness
  • Activates the lymphatic system to cleanse and detoxify
  • Aids digestion
  • Helps irritable bowel syndrome
Perth Ladies Massage Therapy - Swedish Massage