The clinical effectiveness of therapeutic massage for musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review

@article{Lewis2006TheCE,
  title={The clinical effectiveness of therapeutic massage for musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review},
  author={Mark Lewis and M. Johnson},
  journal={Physiotherapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={92},
  pages={146-158}
}
  • Mark Lewis, M. Johnson
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Abstract Objectives To determine the effectiveness of therapeutic massage (TM) for the symptomatic relief of musculoskeletal pain, and to analyse TM intervention protocols used in studies. Design Systematic review of randomised controlled clinical trials and experimental studies on healthy human participants. Participants Patients with musculoskeletal pain and healthy participants with post-exercise pain and soreness. Main outcome measures Comparisons of TM with: (i) no treatment; (ii) sham… CONTINUE READING
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