Arthritis & Rheumatism

Study shows massage helps ease arthritis pain, improve mobility

Patients with arthritis in their knees experienced significant improvement in pain and mobility after undergoing a weekly, whole-body massage for two months, according to a study led by researchers at Duke Health.

Health

Aching back? Give yourself a massage (yes, it's possible)

We've all been there: Your back is aching from sitting in front of a computer all day or perhaps you pulled a muscle during a workout, but you don't have the time or money to get a professional massage.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds massage helps treat generalized anxiety disorder

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry finds acute Swedish massage therapy provides significant improvement in symptoms of individuals with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). The article, written by ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

No single effective treatment for cellulite identified

(HealthDay)—A comprehensive literature review analyzed the range of available treatments for cellulite reduction. The results were published online July 6 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Cancer

Can therapuetic massage alleviate cancer fatigue?

In a continuation of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory University researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.

Cancer

Therapeutic massage takes on cancer fatigue

In a continuation of clinical trials related to the biological benefits of massage therapy, Emory researchers are currently studying how massage may help reduce fatigue in breast cancer patients.

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