Born this Day: November 15, 1776
Per Henrik Ling
Date of Death: May 3, 1839
Zodiac Sun Sign: Scorpio
Contribution to the Healing Community: Originator of Swedish Massage.
Per Henrik Ling is a Swedish born medical practitioner who developed a system of gymnastic exercises, based on the martial arts, to be used in schools and the Swedish army. His massage technique (Swedish massage) was first called Lingism.
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