Swedish Massage for Osteoarthritis

Posted August 20, 2009 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

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Massage Therapy Used For Stress Reduction Increases Relaxation

Posted October 30, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

Americans are reporting experiencing more stress than last year, and are turning to massage therapy for stress reduction and relaxation, according to the 12th annual consumer survey conducted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA.) The survey found that 59 percent of Americans are more stressed this year than last year, and stress and relaxation are the top reasons Americans received their last massage. … Read More

Massage For Post-Operative Pain Management

Posted March 12, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

A new study published in the Archives of Surgery has found that massage may complement routine care to reduce pain after major surgery. In the study, a group of 605 patients were assigned to three groups. Those who received daily 20-minute back massages in addition to routine care for four days after the surgery reported a significant decrease in postoperative pain and anxiety. Patients who had massage also experienced a faster reduction in pain intensity and unpleasantness compared to those in the control group. … Read More

Seven-Year Study Sheds Light on Massage For Neck Pain

Posted March 10, 2008 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

Massage therapy is often integrated into treatment plans for several specific diseases and conditions. A seven-year, international study published in February finds that some alternative therapies such as massage are better choices for managing most common neck pain than many current practices. Also included in the short-list of best options for neck pain management are acupuncture, exercise, neck mobilization, low level laser therapy, and pain relievers. … Read More

Health Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

Posted December 28, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

Many ailments and conditions are amenable to health benefits of therapeutic massage. Internal disorders, shoulder//back pain, asthma, hypertension, arthritis, neuromuscular diseases, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, chronic pain, sprains, and muscle strains can be alleviated by the health benefits of therapeutic massage. Health benefits of therapeutic massage include improved circulation, increased flexibility of joints and soft tissue, enhanced injury healing, and improved posture. Health benefits of therapeutic massage play a role in rehabilitation and health maintenance. Health benefits of therapeutic massage can be utilized in a variety of settings such as clinics, alternative health care environments, and offices. As the health community increasingly recognizes the health benefits of therapeutic massage, massage therapy is becoming a mainstream health care component within hospitals. Health benefits of therapeutic massage can be applied to specialized treatment for orthopedics, geriatrics, chiropractic care, physical therapy, sports medicine, and energy work. The health benefits of therapeutic massage can treat specific ailments or be applied to generalized therapy, making it an ideal alternative or extension to other massage therapy modalities. Health benefits of therapeutic massage include reduced blood pressure and heart rate and increased levels of endorphins, the body’s natural painkillers. Some of the immediate health benefits of therapeutic massage are regulation of the automatic nervous system activity and stimulation of the circulatory, lymphatic and hormonal systems. A greater number of health care professionals and consumers are recognizing that the health benefits of therapeutic massage extend beyond pampering and relaxation. Health benefits of therapeutic massage often result in increased vitality, energy and stamina. Generalized pain syndromes, muscle stiffness and physical functional disability can be alleviated with health benefits of therapeutic massage. Health benefits of therapeutic massage also include immune system strengthening and improved flexibility and range of motion. Acupuncture & Massage College’s Masters of Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy programs prepare graduates for careers as acupuncture physicians and massage therapists. For program information call Joe Calareso at (305) 595-9500. For acupuncture therapy, request Dr. Richard Browne, Acupuncture Physician. … Read More

Massage May Aid Dementia Patients

Posted April 30, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

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AMBP Grant Commits to Raise Massage Status for Low-Back Pain

Posted April 13, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

AMBP GRANT COMMITS TO RAISE MASSAGE STATUS FOR LOW-BACK PAIN … Read More

Acupuncture and Massage Reduce Pain After Cancer Surgery

ACUPUNCTURE AND MASSAGE REDUCE PAIN AFTER CANCER SURGERY … Read More

Hospital Massage

Posted March 26, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

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Reiki Healing Technique

Posted March 22, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

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Thai Massage

Posted March 05, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

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Amma Massage

Posted February 15, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage

AMMA MASSAGE, Copyright (c) 2007 Dr. Richard Browne. … Read More

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