There are so many kinds of massage, and so much is said about them, that it can get confusing. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals lists more than 250 entries in its glossary of Types of Massage and Bodywork!
In Kentucky, licensed massage therapists (like other healthcare professionals) are required to continually get more education, which is a wonderful thing. It encourages us to learn more and more throughout our careers.
The truth is, it's perfectly fine to just ask Kentucky Masseur for a "massage." If you do that, I'll massage you and use what I know to address whatever "issues" I find. Your massage can be relaxing and therapeutic at the same time.
When I get a massage, this is usually what I ask for.
If you want to learn more about types and modalities of massage, I have pages discussing them.
"Glossary of Massage and Bodywork Techniques." Massage Therapy: Everybody Deserves a Massage. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. Web. 24 Feb. 2016.