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The benefits of oncology massage

Oncology massage is an approach to massage therapy based in both compassion and specialized massage treatments to help people manage their experience with cancer. Review of the scientific literature indicates oncology massage helps improve quality of life. Benefits include improved relaxation, sleep, and immune function as well as relieving anxiety, pain, fatigue and nausea. Oncology…

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New Research Analysis Indicates Value of Massage Therapy for Surgical Pain

Based on the evidence, massage therapy can be effective for reducing pain intensity/severity and anxiety in patients undergoing surgical procedures. This is the conclusion of a collaborative meta-analysis of research on massage therapy for pain conducted by Samueli Institute and commissioned by the Massage Therapy Foundation, with support from the American Massage Therapy Association. This…

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Research Roundup: Massage Therapy for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients

New Research Analysis Indicates Massage Therapy Shows Promise for Pain & Anxiety in Cancer Patients Based on the evidence, massage therapy shows promise for reducing pain intensity/severity, fatigue, and anxiety in cancer populations compared to the active comparators evaluated in a new systematic review. This is the conclusion of a collaborative meta-analysis of research on…

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Winter Tip: Use Massage to Beat the Blues

Beating the winter blues can be as simple as booking an appointment with your massage therapist. Massage is good medicine—capable of alleviating stress, easing lower back pain and reducing tension headaches. Three ways massage can raise spirits as the thermometer drops 1. Alleviate holiday stress—Don’t let your to-do list ruin the most wonderful time of…

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Health Benefits of Foot Massage & Reflexology

Our foot which bears the weight of the whole body, allows locomotion and does a lot of work. Still they are the least pampered part of the body. To pamper your feet and keep them strong and flexible, a daily foot massage for a few minutes is good option. A regular foot massage along with…

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5 Hidden Benefits of a Good Massage

Aside from the fact that a good massage makes you feel better, what are some of the other benefits to this practice? As a longtime advocate for massage, I decided to delve into its not-as-well-known aspects to see what else it offers beside a well-spent hour on the table. What I discovered are the following…

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4 Benefits of Massage During the Summer

Sure, there’s a lot to do in summer – grilling, gardening, traveling, you name it – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still take care of you. In fact, massage is a terrific thing to treat yourself to during the summer months, when your body badly needs it. Here are four of the main reasons…

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7 Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is a treatment approach which is growing in demand and popularity. It was once considered an alternative or fringe approach, but it is now becoming much more mainstream. More importantly, now that massage therapy is considered a mainstream treatment option, many insurance companies provide coverage for treatment sessions. This form of therapy involves…

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