(EMAILWIRE.COM, January 19, 2010 ) Philadelphia, PA – Based on the increasing number of states in the U.S. enacting formal licensing requirements for massage therapists, Massage Schools Guide has published current massage licensing requirements for massage therapists in all 50 states.
Also, spinal manipulation and Rolfing, apart from the Alexander technique and the Feldenkrais method can have great effect. The January issue of Mayo Clinic Women’s HealthSource discusses these methods in detail.
In subjects undergoing alcohol detoxification, massage therapy decreased the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, reduced pulse rate and encouraged greater engagement in the treatment process, according to recent research.
“Massage Therapy Improves the Management of Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome” was conducted by staff of Royal Brisbane Hospital Alcohol and Drug Services, Queensland University of Technology School of Psychology and Counseling, and the University of Queensland, Australia.
Massage therapy helps preserve the immune systems of HIV-positive children who do not have access to antiretroviral medication, according to recent research.
“Massage Treatment in HIV-1 Infected Dominican Children: A Preliminary Report on the Efficacy of Massage Therapy to Preserve the Immune System in Children without Antiretroviral Medication” was conducted by staff of the University of Miami School of Medicine, Division of Disease Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Medicine, and Touch Research Institutes; and staff at Robert Reid Cabral Children’s Hospital in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.