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What is kneading in massage?

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08/07/2014

Kneading is part of the Swedish massage tradition and involves the grasping and lifting of tissue. It is usually performed with the palms first pressing down on muscle tissue and then lifting it with the fingers in a rhythmic, churning, action.

It is great for sore muscles that are aching from overwork, like the ones in the legs and shoulders.