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[9 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Massage Treatments for Ailments

Massage Article of the day #24:  02/09/2011

Ask the average person what they think of when you say massage therapy and they most likely will mention getting sore or tight muscles rubbed, getting relaxed or reducing tension. These are probably the main reasons most people seek out massage treatments.

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[2 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Palliative Cancer Care and Massage Therapy

Massage Article of the day #17:  02/02/2011

In recent years the role of alternative therapies in cancer care has transformed the way many patients cope with illness and related side effects. An older paradigm suggested that cancer (such as mesothelioma) could only be effectively treated with traditional treatments like surgical Read More...

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[10 Jan 2011 | One Comment | ]
Massage Therapy for the Elderly and Seniors

Chronic pain in the elderly is usually treated with drug therapy. However, alternative therapies have become more widely accepted. One example is massage therapy, which has made progress in aiding drug therapy, and in some cases replacing it, to relieve pain. Because of the direct contact that massage therapy offers, … Read More...

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[10 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Massage Therapy for Chronic Illness

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This article examines the positive effects that massage therapy has on individuals suffering from a single chronic illness and suggests that massage therapy would have beneficial effects on individuals suffering from multiple chronic illnesses. Specifically, protocols were developed to address the lack of a therapeutic framework for individuals dealing … Read More...

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[31 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Therapeutic Massage and Palliative Cancer Therapy

Therapeutic Massage and Palliative Cancer Therapy

In recent years the role of alternative therapies in cancer care has transformed the way many patients cope with illness and related side effects. An older paradigm suggested that cancer could only be effectively treated with traditional treatments like surgical resection, chemotherapy, and radiation … Read More...