Massage Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
10/12/2017
Your Robot Masseuse Will See You Now

Device developers say it offers professional quality and cost savings

4/14/2017
Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain

People over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

2/17/2017
Health Tip: Get a Massage

It may help your mind and body

9/1/2016
Review Suggests Safe, Effective Ways to Relieve Pain Without Meds

Approaches such as acupuncture, massage and tai chi may ease discomfort

7/29/2016
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

6/22/2016
Alternative Medicine Taking Hold Among Americans: Report

More than $30 billion paid out-of-pocket for acupuncture, yoga, chiropractic care, supplements

5/17/2016
7/1/2015
7/14/2014
Health Tip: Getting a Massage?

It's not appropriate for everyone

4/16/2014
Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

3/14/2014
Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study

Two or three one-hour sessions a week reduced pain, improved functioning

7/3/2012
Massage Right After Muscle Injury May Boost Healing

With quick therapy, there is a 20% to 40% chance of recovery, animal study suggests

2/1/2012
Science Shows How Massage Eases Sore Muscles

Getting one post-workout can spur cellular processes that cut inflammation and pain

10/21/2011
To the Brain, Seeing a Caress Is as Good as Getting One

In humans, the brain seems to react to other people's sensations, researchers say

8/26/2011
Many Health-Care Workers Have Turned to Alternative Medicine

Their use of everything from herbals to massage exceeds that of the general public, research suggests

7/7/2011
Study Questions Chiropractic's Impact on Back Pain

No one type of treatment is better than another, researchers say

7/5/2011
Massage Beats Meds for Lower Back Pain, Study Says

Both relaxation and structural massage worked in the short term, researchers report

1/19/2011
Many U.S. Hospices Provide Alternative Therapies: Report

Over 40% offer complementary services, such as massage, to improve end-of-life care, data shows

7/12/2010
Coping Therapies Unlikely to Ease Kids' Stem Cell Treatment: Study

Massage, relaxation intervention produced no significant benefits, researchers say

3/29/2010
Massage Fosters Healing in Bereaved Relatives

Release of relaxation hormones has positive effects, researchers say

3/19/2010
Music Soothes Anxiety as Well as Massage Does

Listening to relaxing tunes might be more cost-effective, researchers add

1/20/2010
Medical Students Supportive of Alternative Medicine

Blending therapies would benefit patients, survey reports

12/10/2008
38% of U.S. Adults Use Alternative Treatments

As do 12% of children, new government survey says

9/19/2008
Health Tip: Massage Arthritis Pain

Help strained joints and muscles

3/19/2008
Health Tip: Massage During Pregnancy

Enjoy its benefits, but take precautions

12/11/2006
Massage Eases Pain of Knee Arthritis

Osteoarthritis patients reported better flexibility, less pain, study finds

3/2/2005
Health Tip: Massage Therapy Can Work

Pain relief may be fingertips away

7/31/2003
Mmmm, Massage

It should do more than make you feel better

3/22/2003
A Massage With Your Filling?

Pampered touches at dental offices bring smiles to patients' faces

12/20/2002
Backrubs Make Baby Sleep Better

Study finds massage therapy smooths out infant's sleep cycle

3/3/2002
Massage Therapists Want Respect

Industry pushes for new laws while battling bad old ones