Skin Rolling is a massage technique in the category
of petrissage movements.
It is the most common rolling movement used in massage, the other similar
technique is Muscle
In general, petrissage movements involve compressing soft tissues (such
as skin and muscle tissue) against each other and/or against
the underlying bone/s.
Skin Rolling is a technique by which the skin
is lifted and rolled between the fingers and thumbs of both hands.
This massage manipulation is commonly used on the abdomen, thighs, and
back. It can also be used - with appropriate care - around some joints.
Petrissage movements should not be applied to any inflamed areas (incl.
abdominal inflammations such as appendicitis), in cases of hernia, pregnancy,
or intensively over recent muscle strains or scars.
If in doubt about the safety of a movement don't perform it - seek advice
from a tutor or medical professional.