The effect of massage therapy on blood pressure of women with pre-hypertension

@inproceedings{Moeini2011TheEO,
  title={The effect of massage therapy on blood pressure of women with pre-hypertension},
  author={Mahin Moeini and Mahshid Givi and Zahra Ghasempour and Masoumeh Sadeghi},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of nursing and midwifery research},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Prehypertension is considered as a cardiovascular disease predicator. Management of prehypertension is an appropriate objective for clinicians in a wide range of medical centers. Treatment of prehypertension is primarily non-pharmacological, one of which is massage therapy that is used to control the blood pressure. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of Swedish massage (face, neck, shoulders and chest) on blood pressure (BP) of the women with prehypertension. METHODS This was… CONTINUE READING