Massage is one of the oldest healing arts. Chinese records dating back 3,000 years documents its use. The ancient Hindus, Persians, and Egyptians applied forms of massage for many aliments. Hippocrates wrote many papers recommending the use of rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems. There are many benefits from massage which include many chronic conditions, immunity suppression, depression, and more. So many of us already know massage therapy helps to relieve the stress and tension of everyday living that can lead to disease and illness.