Massage Therapy

Known as: Therapies, Massage, massages, Therapy, Massage 
A treatment in which the soft tissues of the body are kneaded, rubbed, tapped, and stroked. Massage therapy may help people relax, relieve stress and… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
  • Annals of internal medicine
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Low back pain is very common and is associated with more global disability than any other condition (1). Several nonpharmacologic… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Massage therapy is commonly used during physical rehabilitation of skeletal muscle to ameliorate pain and promote recovery from… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Many coaches, athletes and sports medicine personnel hold the belief, based on observations and experiences, that massage can… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Massage is increasingly applied to relieve symptoms in patients with cancer. This practice is supported by evidence from small… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Because the value of popular forms of alternative care for chronic back pain remains uncertain, we compared the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
STUDY DESIGN A randomized between-groups design evaluated massage therapy versus relaxation for chronic low back pain… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
STUDY DESIGN A subanalysis of data derived from a randomized clinical trial was performed. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND The effectiveness of massage therapy for low-back pain has not been documented. This randomized controlled trial… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Twenty-nine gay men (20 HIV+, 9 HIV-) received daily massages for one month. A subset of 11 of the HIV+ subjects served as a… (More)
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1960
Highly Cited
1960
or as ventricular fibrillation, the circulation must be restored promptly; otherwise anoxia will result in irreversible damage… (More)
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