Massage therapy has been shown to reduce pain and anxiety in cancer patients, while also improving cancer patients’ mood. New research shows family caregivers can significantly reduce suffering in cancer patients at home through use of simple touch and massage techniques.
Postoperative pain and distress may be eased by massage, according to recent research.
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Seven days of bedtime back massage, for 10 minutes each evening, significantly reduced the anxiety, pain, blood pressure and heart rate of elderly stroke patients, according to a recent study.
Newswise — In the largest national survey of its kind, researchers from UCLA and UC San Diego measured medical students’ attitudes and beliefs about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and found that three-quarters of them felt conventional Western medicine would benefit by integrating more CAM therapies and ideas.