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Massage and Arthritis

By Susan Bernstein The health benefits of massage are varied, but can it ease the pain of arthritis? Find out what’s proven to work best,… Read More

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Massage & Chronic Tension Headaches

Massage Therapy and Frequency of Chronic Tension Headaches Authors:  Christopher Quinn, DC, Clint Chandler, BS, and Albert Moraska, PhD This article has been cited by… Read More

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Massage & Tension Headache

Simple Massage Relieves Chronic Tension Headache July 11, 2010 Source: University of Granada Summary: Researchers in Spain have shown that the psychological and physiological state… Read More

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Massage & Insomnia

Insomnia, Serotonin and Massage August 19th, 2005 Author: Nicole Cutler L.Ac. Insomnia is associated with a lack of serotonin. Massage increases serotonin levels. Read about… Read More

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Massage & Migraines

A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Massage Therapy as a Treatment for Migraine Authors: Lawler SP1, Cameron LD Source:Ann Behav Med. 2006 Aug;32(1):50-9 Abstract BACKGROUND :… Read More

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Massage & Breast Care

Breast cancer patients have improved immune and neuroendocrine functions following massage therapy. Authors: HHernandez-Reif M1, Ironson G, Field T, Hurley J, Katz G, Diego M,… Read More

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Massage & Depression

Treatment Effects of Massage Therapy in Depressed People: A Meta-Analysis. Authors: Hou WH1, Chiang PT, Hsu TY, Chiu SY, Yen YC. Source: J Clin Psychiatry…. Read More

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Massage & Cancer-Related Pain

MASSAGE THERAPY SHOWS PROMISE FOR CANCER-RELATED PAIN: STUDY By Massage Therapy Canada staff August 23, 2016 Massage therapy shows promise for reducing pain intensity and… Read More

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Benefits of Using Massage Therapy to Treat TMJ

A brief review of an article published in the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork. By Massage Therapy Foundation Contributor Contributed by Sandra K. Anderson,… Read More

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Abdominal Massage Research

EFFECTS OF ABDOMINAL MASSAGE IN MANAGEMENT OF CONSTIPATION – A randomized controlled trial Abstract BACKGROUND: Associated with decreases in quality of life, constipation is a… Read More

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