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  2.  The history of massage dates back up to 3000 BCE (as early as documented history) in India, when it was once considered a sacred, holistic form of alternative medicine. Used primarily by Indians in Ayurveda, massage was a long-time practice passed on from generation to heal injuries, relieve pain, prevent and even cure diseases. The practice has been modified and adapted for many cultures and over the years it has gained increasing prominence and acceptance in the West as a natural health therapy.
  3.  Ancient Egyptian culture is the one that popularized the practice of massage therapy. Their knowledge of the elements, life force, and the five elements of air, fire, water, wood and dirt, were passed down from father to son over centuries. As civilization advanced throughout Egypt, understanding of ancient methods dates back even further. This would include information about acupuncture and other historical methods worked.
  4.  Indian influence On the opposite side of the planet, massage's ancient roots can be traced back in India to India, one of the most prominent and earliest civilizations on earth. For thousands of years, Indians practiced therapeutic methods based on yoga breathing methods, pranayama (breath control), and various forms of meditation. The practice evolved from being something which monks did as a spiritual practice to a time when it was used to remedy all sorts of physical ailments, including those of the human body and mind.
  5.  Ancient Greece The history of ancient Greece and Rome is combined with the practice of massage therapy in a way that is not so much linked to religious beliefs or philosophies. In both these states, medical professionals took advantage of the benefits which were associated with the various forms of massage therapies which were available to them. This included the use of rosemary, which included the use of essential oils. Egyptians also learned of the advantages that a certain type of massage could give to their bodies. For example, they learned that the massage could alleviate the suffering of those who had been plucked from the jaws of the pit by the soldiers of Xeroxar.
  6.  Ancient China The history of Chinese massage does not actually have a clear beginning and there is much that's still uncertain about this important part of the ancient Chinese civilization. However, the early Chinese were known to have used the anma as a means of healing, both physically and mentally. As times progressed, the area started to take on the use of a kind of hypnosis or a state of meditation. This would allow the Chinese to free their mind of stress and tension which was frequently brought on by the life that they lived. Today, this treatment is used for a huge selection of health conditions and can be used as an alternate medication.
  7.  Sigmund Freud In the early part of the twentieth century, things started to change in Sweden when a Chinese psychiatrist by the name of Sigmund Freud started to develop his theories about what today is usually known as psychological therapy. The founder of modern medicine, Sir Alfred Wallace claimed that the Swedish physician had found evidence that showed that all cases of mental illness were psychosomatic. It was this concept that made Freud popular throughout the world and even more so when he started to suggest that all cases of mental illness could be traced to a central nervous system problem.
  8.  Chinese and Indian The most common ailments that are treated with the anma are back and leg pain as well as problems with the digestive system. However, the anma may also be used to treat problems with the lungs, the spleen, kidneys, intestines, stomach in addition to the bladder and colon. https://k-anma.com/gyeongju/ The anma can also be used in the treatment of menstrual pains, asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure and kidney stones among an assortment of other medical conditions. In general, the area has shown itself to be among the most useful forms of alternative medicine from the east and west for many centuries.
  9.  As you can see, there is an excellent reason why people from India and China have been using this type of therapeutic massage therapy for millennia and likely much more than the ancients ever envisioned. Massage therapy is known to not only be beneficial to your health but it has also been shown to be very good at aiding in the healing of virtually every sort of physical ailment you may imagine. Even cancer victims stand to benefit from massage therapy as studies have shown that certain massage techniques can actually prevent the spread of cancer cells. Using massage therapy for healing purposes has been proven to be very effective.