A nice Back Massage is the best way to relieve yourself from dreaded back pain. There are numerous techniques that can be used, such as relaxation massage, increase body awareness, improved circulation and better lymphatic drainage for release of toxins. Selecting the best back massage technique for your body is important for receiving maximum benefits. During your back massage, a suitable massage oil is used to decrease friction on the skin and unwanted pulling of body hair. Obviously the less the amount of oil applied, the greater the friction and deeper pressure. A lighter stroking movement throughout the massage and moving from one area to another, to soothe an area.