New guidelines from the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommend trying exercise, yoga, or massage before medication for acute low-back pain.
The 24 patients who completed six weeks of regular massage treatment showed significant improvement in pain, fatigue, and spasticity symptoms.
The study authors conclude that SSBM, as a simple, noninvasive, and cost-effective approach, along with routine nursing care, can be used to improve the symptoms of pain, fatigue, and sleep disorders in leukemia patients.
Update February 13, 2017: ABMP is seeing a resurgence in members reporting a scam involving a request for massage. We have updated the examples below with the most recent examples we have received.
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The Green Spa Network (GSN) has expanded its board of directors to include Adar Venyige, Director of Sales, VB Cosmetics, Inc. and Amber Marie Beard, Vice President Sustainability, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas.
J. Calvin Coffey, a professor at the University of Limerick in Ireland, reclassified the mesentery as one connected organ, not a disjointed group of separate parts.
Mothers in the control group reported higher pain intensity compared to the prenatal yoga (experimental) group.