Massage : Overview

Massage: Overview Massage therapy is the systematized manipulation of soft tissues for the purpose of normalizing them. The word massage is derived from the Greek word ‘massier’ which means to knead. If correctly done on a bare body, it can be highly stimulating and invigorating. The term ‘bodywork’ is often used to refer to therapies…

The Benefits of Massage for People with Diabetes

The Benefits of Massage for People with Diabetes As with any population, massage is a beneficial complementary therapy – diabetics, however, can find the results especially helpful. Circulation — There is no getting around the fact that massage can increase circulation, thereby encouraging the efficient transport of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body. Improved circulation,…

Massage helps Anorexia symptoms

Source: Touch Research Institute “Anorexia Nervosa Symptoms are Reduced by Massage Therapy” was conducted by researchers at the Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine. It was originally published in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.  Nineteen women undergoing inpatient or outpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa were randomly assigned…