Reduce Your Anxiety; De-stress button Wouldn’t it be fabulous if you had a de-stress button you could press that would reduce your anxiety? A way of making you feel calmer and relaxed? Well as it happens we each have this ‘button’ and we can press it anytime. Located in the centre of our hands is
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A small study conducted by researchers at the University of Portsmouth has found that reflexology may be as effective as painkillers as a treatment for acute pain. The findings show that reflexology reduces pain sensitivity and also suggest that it could be helpful in treating pain conditions like osteoarthritis either as a treatment on its
A 16 week clinical study was carried out by researchers at Yale Prevention Research Centre and the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey to identify the potential benefits of Swedish massage on osteoarthritis patients experiencing limited range of motion, stiffness and pain. The study used 68 participants with a confirmed diagnosis of osteoarthritis of
A study has found that massage after strenuous exercise reduces inflammation. Lead author Mark Tarnopolsky MD, PhD suggests that massage could be beneficial to a range of individuals such as those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries, chronic inflammatory disease and the elderly. A summary of the study (Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling after Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage)
Researchers at Group Health Research Institute carried out a clinical trial into the effects of relaxation massage and structural massage on patients with non specific chronic low back pain (pain that persisted for more than 3 months). They found that both types of massage helped improve symptoms. Patients were randomly allocated to one of three