A randomized, controlled trial of massage therapy as a treatment for migraine.

@article{Lawler2006ARC,
  title={A randomized, controlled trial of massage therapy as a treatment for migraine.},
  author={Sheleigh Lawler and Linda D Cameron},
  journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={50-9}
}
BACKGROUND Migraine is a distressing disorder that is often triggered by stress and poor sleep. Only one randomized controlled trial (RCT) has assessed the effects of massage therapy on migraine experiences, which yielded some promising findings. PURPOSE An RCT was designed to replicate and extend the earlier findings using a larger sample, additional stress-related indicators, and assessments past the final session to identify longer-term effects of massage therapy on stress and migraine… CONTINUE READING
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