Involving or manipulating muscles and soft tissue to improve their physical or emotional well-being can be described as massage therapy. It is also a type of manual therapy, which involves movements, holding, and occasionally applying gentle pressure on bones, muscles and ligaments, as well as tendons. Massage may define a range different techniques of massage. They differ in their use and how much pressure is applied. Also, it is dependent on how the person using the massage the massage therapist and the way of applying pressure. The majority of massage therapists possess an knowledge of the various methods should be applied to ensure that the body of the patient to be assisted. A patient receiving massage is also at the discretion of the amount of pressure applied, how and when to give the massage, the number of repetitions and how long the massage takes.