Video Course: The Role of Massage in Blood Circulation, Pain Relief, and the Recovery Process: Implications of Existing Research

Nina Cherie Franklin

Massage therapy has long been speculated to enhance circulation, stimulate healing, and reduce pain, but does it really accomplish this? Is there evidence to support these claims? What does the research say? Join Nina Cherie as she takes a hard look at recent research and gives you a more accurate picture about the role of massage in blood circulation, pain relief, and the overall recovery process.

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Nina Cherie Franklin
Nina Cherie Franklin is an avid researcher, educator, and advocate for lifestyle medicine, with over 15 years of experience in health, wellness, and fitness. She is currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She the author of Leaving Your Fat Behind; has published numerous scholarly manuscripts, abstracts, and book chapters; and has contributed to a variety of mainstream publications with an online catalog of nearly 600 expert articles/blogs, videos, and podcasts. Learn more at
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