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Massage Therapy As an Option in Supportive Care

Massage therapy, a form of hands-on healing, has been used since ancient times and across many cultures. Today, it's a popular form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), especially as a supportive therapy to help manage symptoms such as pain, sleep problems, and the negative effects of stress.

NCCAM - 1st October 2010
Study Examines the Effects of Swedish Massage Therapy on Hormones, Immune Function

Massage is used for many health purposes, but little is known about how it works on a biological level. A recent study published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine examined the effects of one session of Swedish massage therapy.

NCCAM - 23rd September 2010
A simple massage could keep you from getting sick

Massages are a great way to release tension and stress and promote relaxation. But a new study published has revealed for the first time that massages also provide a measurable, therapeutic benefit to the immune system as well.

NaturalNews - 13 September 2010
Back Pain: Use Natural Cures that Really Work

Back pain is twenty times more painful than other body pains because these complex muscles are located so close to the spinal cord. Commonly-prescribed drugs for back pain can have serious side effects; even over-the-counter drugs can cause stomach problems and liver damage.

NaturalNews - 5 February 2010
Massage Brings More than Just Relaxation

The tremendous benefits of regular massage are irreplaceable to the human body. It can definitely relax you, but there are some benefits of massage that go far beyond relaxation.

NaturalNews - 21 October 2009
Reiki is a Powerful System of Healing

Reiki is an ancient healing method that has been performed in Tibet for thousands of years. It is different from many other natural healing methods because it relies solely on the universal energy or life force that is guided in to the patient through simple touch or the placing of hands.

NaturalNews - 9 June 2009
Cupping Therapy Beneficial in Treating Numerous Diseases

Cupping is a method of relieving local congestion by applying a partial vacuum which is created in a cup or cups, either by heat or by suction. Cupping has been used for thousands of years. Although it is often associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine, the entire world once knew this therapy and used it.

NaturalNews - 23 Mar 2009
Qigong Master Kenneth Cohen shares the secrets of qigong and energetic healing

We all live in a field of energy. Scientists, as well as spiritualists, know this, yet most of us don't realize it in our day-to-day lives. "Like a fish in water or a bird in flight, we are unaware of the medium that supports us," Qigong Master Kenneth Cohen writes in his online essay on the nature of Qigong.

NaturalNews - 18 Mar 2009
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