In a new study, researchers explored the impacts of inhalation aromatherapy on sleep disturbances in elderly individuals with dementia.
A single-blind, randomized, pilot study published in the March 2017 issue of Neurological Sciences sought to test the efficacy and safety of combining shiatsu massage and amitriptyline to treat refractory primary headaches.
A new paper claims lactate—a metabolic byproduct that accumulates in the tissues and blood during workouts—is a key driver in the development and spread of cancer.
Massage & Bodywork, Body Sense, and ASCP Skin Deep magazines are finalists in 12 categories.
The University of Arizona is conducting a survey to better understand the opinions and experiences of licensed and practicing massage therapists regarding skin cancer prevention discussions with their clients.
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 27, 2018: The following news post has been updated with another scam targeting massage therapists.
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.