There are many types of massage, done by various techniques. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how massages work, their benefits and risks, and much more.
Alternative Treatments for Depression
Complementary and alternative approaches to depression include massage, acupuncture, yoga, and listening to music. Learn more from WebMD about the power of these practices to lift one's mood.
The Diagnosis & Treatment of Depression
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatment of depression.
Alternative and Complementary Therapies for Multiple Sclerosis
Learn about the different types of alternative and complementary therapies being used to treat multiple sclerosis, including questions you should ask before trying one.
Alternative Therapies and Pregnancy
Which natural remedies can you use during pregnancy? WebMD explains the use of supplements and therapies for back pain, nausea, breech babies, and labor.
Alternative Therapies for Low Back Pain
A look at ways to treat low back pain without drugs or surgery, such as acupuncture, yoga, massage, and biofeedback.
Massage Therapy for Stress Relief and Much More
Experts describe massage tips you can try on yourself to ease headaches, back pain, and to help you relax.
Try a Healing Touch Massage
To relax before a big game or exam, or just unwind from the stress of being a teenager, try a Swedish, deep tissue or Shiatsu massage.
Pregnant and Pampered: Moms-to-be Splurge on Spa Treatment
Whether for pregnancy massages, facials, private yoga sessions or the more traditional “mani-pedi” (manicure-pedicure) combo, women are indulging in maternity spa treatments around the country.