Traditional Thai Massage (Nuat Thai) is a therapeutic technique that can be found through Thailand's history for thousands of years.

Practitioners trace their lineage to a doctor from northern India: Dr. Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha also known as Shivago in Thailand. More than 2500 years ago, he was the physician of kings, noblemen and the Buddha himself. Shivago, the “Father Doctor” as Thai people call him, visited Thailand with a group of Buddhist monks. They spread the practice of Thai massage to the monastic community as a way to soothe the muscles and ease body pain experienced after long hours of practicing meditation. Over time, this healing method was utilized as a way to aid sick and injured people within the community and evolved into a uniquely Thai medicine.

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