massage massage  /mə ˈsɑʒ/


  1. (n) kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote relaxation
  2. (v) manually manipulate (someone's body), usually for medicinal or relaxation purposes
  3. (v) give a massage to


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  1. A man receiving a massage treatment.
  2. The rise of spa culture also plays a role in the mainstreaming of massage.
  3. Sure, massage feels good, but science is revealing its other benefits for both the healthy and the ill.


  1. Therapeutic massage can speed up recovery

    By Michael Sheynin, physical therapist Some people associate massage with spa treatments designed only for relaxation and pampering. However, therapeutic massage in the hands of the physical therapists is a very powerful tool that helps patients recover faster from sports injuries and various painful conditions. read more
    on July 4, 2013     Source: News Transcript

  2. New massage therapist joins Belle Plaine Chiropractic

    Vanessa Coffey specializes in therapeutic massage By THADDEUS MAST Star Press Union intern Belle Plaine Chiropractic now has two massage therapists. Vanessa Coffey joins Amy Jo Steinback as a licensed and certified massage therapist. Vanessa started work at Belle Plaine Chiropractic in late April. Her business has been steadily growing since then. Vanessa specializes in [...]
    on July 3, 2013     Source: Star Press Union

  3. Beat the Heat With a Massage Booked From

    Massage therapy offers endless benefits, giving customers ways to beat the heat this summer. (PRWeb July 03, 2013) Read the full story at
    on July 3, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "Nothing out of the ordinary," he said. "I went through my normal routine, got some massage work done. And went into my start today feeling pretty much the same as usual, so yes it was sudden."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Daisuke Matsuzaka Source:

  2. Writing in The Guardian, however, Tsvangirai, again took issue with Mbeki's mediation, saying "it sought to massage a defeated dictator rather than show him the door and prod him towards it."
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. But ABC News reported that Tobias, whose resignation was effective immediately, said he had called an escort service several times "to have gals come over the condo to give me a massage."
    on Apr 28, 2007 By: Randall Tobias Source: Reuters UK

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