Posted by Simeon Niel Asher on Jan 27, 2016 In 70% of all doctor and therapist visits for shoulder problems, the diagnosis is rotator cuff disorder The shoulder is involved in almost all of our waking activities. It is extremely flexible, and along with its several sub-joints (all of which combine to give the widest [...]
Often forgotten in conversations regarding overall health, the value of the lymphatic system has been bolstered by recent scientific breakthroughs. This research, which changes how we look at the lymphatic system and the circulation of cerebral spinal fluid, is causing gradual shifts in massage therapy. The January/February 2016 Massage & Bodywork cover story by Bruno [...]
By Jimmy Gialelis, L.M.T., B.C.T.M.B. January 6, 2016 An estimated 10 million Americans suffer from a known hypothyroid condition, and 10 percent of adult American women may have some degree of such conditions, according to endocrineweb.com. January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, a time when massage therapists [...]
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low-back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Massage Therapy & Low-Back Pain In a study published in the February 2014 edition of Scientific World Journal, researchers investigated whether [...]
By Cathy Wong, ND Alternative Medicine Expert For people with fibromyalgia, massage therapy may help soothe symptoms to some degree. Marked by chronic pain and fatigue, fibromyalgia typically causes tenderness throughout the body (especially in the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms, and legs) and can also trigger sleep troubles, headaches, memory problems, and irritable bowel [...]
Atlanta, GA, February 02, 2015 Massage May Provide Healing Relief for People with Multiple Sclerosis Researchers at Shepherd Center are gauging whether massage helps improve debilitating MS symptoms and quality of life. Human touch can have a powerful effect on health, and research has found it may even promote healing. In fact, therapeutic massage is [...]
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Exercise Is Better With Massage Source: American Massage Therapy Association From beginner athletes to elite professionals, massage therapy has shown to have major benefits regardless of the participant's fitness level. Athletes seeking enhanced performance, improved conditioning, faster recovery, injury prevention and assistance in maintaining peak fitness can benefit from Massage Therapy! Massage has been shown to [...]