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Therapeutic massage of the neck and shoulders produces changes in peripheral blood flow when assessed with dynamic infrared thermography.
OBJECTIVE This study's objective was to determine the effect of therapeutic massage on peripheral blood flow utilizing dynamic infrared thermography in a constant temperature/humidity thermal chamberExpand
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Six weeks of balance training improves sensorimotor function in individuals with chronic ankle instability.
STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of 6 weeks of balance training on sensorimotor measures previously found to be deficient in participants with chronic ankleExpand
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Physiological and clinical changes after therapeutic massage of the neck and shoulders.
Little is known regarding the physiological and clinical effects of therapeutic massage (TM) even though it is often prescribed for musculoskeletal complaints such as chronic neck pain. This studyExpand
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Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons
Background: Falls are the primary cause of accidental death in older persons, producing increased morbidity, decreased independence, and billions in medical costs annually. Massage therapy (MT) mayExpand
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Six Weeks of Massage Therapy Produces Changes in Balance, Neurological and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons
Objectives: Falls in older adults represent a primary cause of decreased mobility and independence, increased morbidity, and accidental death. Research and clinical reports indicate that therapeuticExpand
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Acute Effects of Whole Body Vibration on Central and Peripheral Hemodynamics and Oxygen Consumption in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury
ii Acknowledgments iv List of Tables viii List of Figures ix List of Abbreviations vii Chapter