How to Choose the Right Type of Massage Therapy for You

What you need to know to choose the right massage

For centuries massage has been helping people manage pain and stress. Today massage therapy has become an essential part of healthcare treatment plans for many pain conditions.

Advertising Policy

Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy

Massage therapist Tracy Segall, LMT, believes “every body” needs a massage. “Whether it’s for relaxation and comfort, healing from an injury, or preparing for an upcoming event,” she says, “massage can prevent long-term issues by working out the smaller issues today.”

There are many massage techniques available to help with different conditions and life stressors. Learn about these techniques and find out what to ask before your next massage.

The Power of Massage (Infographic)

Advertising Policy