How Old Is Massage Therapy?

How Old Is Massage Therapy?

How Old Is Massage Therapy?

How long have people been receiving massage therapy?

Massage therapy is very old!

Archaeologists discovered paintings of people giving and receiving massages on ancient Egyptian tombs dating back nearly 5,000 years ago.

And evidence has been revealed of massage being widely used in China and India as early as 2700BC.

The first “formal” massage curriculum appeared in Sweden in the early 1800s.

Many countries and cultures have played a part in the development of modern-day massage therapy, which is one of the reasons there are so many types of massage.

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