Massage treatment is one of the most ancient therapies, and its aim could be various. Medical massage is performed by a qualified amasseur or masseuse according to medical prescription. The aim of the massage is to restore the condition of the skin, connective tissue and muscles,to stimulate the skin and to develop local hyperaemia. As a result, pain will be relieved; the muscles will slacken;the locomotor functions will improve, and the oedema will be drained.An important advantage of the manual massage is that the masseur adjusts the techniques to be applied further according to the reactions of the tissue, instead of automatic performance of sequence of movements. It is recommended for treatment of chronic or newly developed spinal complaints, for strengthening of the muscles surrounding joints, and for relief of pain in muscles. Besides its healing effect, it also helps relaxation to a great extent.