Benefits of Massage

"The Quebec Task force on Spinal Disorders (1987) reported that massage therapy may be the most frequently used therapy for musculoskeletal  disorders and makes particular reference to its usefulness in controlling pain. From the intuitive rubbing of a painful injury to the sophisticated application of...

…… The 2007 Annual Consumer Survey of the American Massage Therapy Association  found that more than 40 million American adults are getting a massage annually;  25 million more Americans each year are getting massages than 10 years ago.  Fifty-five percent of doctors recommend massage therapy...

→→→  Evidence shows that massage therapy has proven benefits for those suffering from chronic back pain.  The Cochrane Library, recognized as the gold standard in evidence-based health care, includes reliable evidence from systematic reviews and clinical trials on their website, www.Cochrane.org.  Summaries are available for...