Evidence-based research regarding massage benefits

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Statistically significant changes occurred in self-perceived pain frequency, intensity of pain, pain duration, functional status, pain related disability, and depression; these differences retained their significance at the 3-month follow-up.

The Centre for Health Studies & Group Health Cooperative, Washington conducted a survey which found over 76% of women are utilising alternative therapies for treatment of menopausal symptoms.  These therapies included naturopathy & massage & it was found that 89 – 100% of women had positive responses.

A randomised clinical trial has shown massage to be beneficial for migraine management.

Menopausal women finding alternative therapies beneficial for symptom management.