The main purpose of the Swedish massage is to increase the flow of oxygen in blood and to release toxins from the body. It is performed applying various kinds of rubbing and kneading. The Swedish massage involves hands, forearms and elbows of the masseuse. The Swedish massage aims at stress relief and release of muscle tension. It is used mainly to treat back pains, tired muscles and ailments connected with stress. As needed, the massage can be concentrated on the whole body or on its specific part.