| Globally, there has been a new awakening about the relevance of natural ways of treating and curing most of the ailments. From the last two decades, the massage therapy industry has grown from an "alternative therapy" used by a few to worldwide billion dollar industry. The massage therapy industry is a growing sector with an annual market share of US $ 11 billions, which is estimated to reach US $ 15 billions by the end of 2010. Massage therapy is one of the old age ways of healing arts that originated some 3000 years back. Chinese, Persians, Hindus and Egyptians have been widely practicing this form of therapy for treating many disorders. Massage therapy has been very well recognized by both medical community and public. The main purpose of this therapy is to treat different types of injuries and medical conditions and improving athletic performance. More than 250 variations of massage and bodywork therapies have proven beneficial for many chronic diseases like arthritis, fatigue, high blood pressure, immunity suppression, diabetes, smoking cessation, infertility, bursitis or depression.