What is medical massage?
Rubbing areas that hurt is a natural human response. The rubbing soothes sore muscles and releases tension in the body and mind. Massaging muscles and soft tissue stimulates the nerves. It also increases blood flow and relieves stress in the muscles.
Massage therapy has been found to be helpful in the treatment of:
- Back pain
- Migraine headache
- Carpal tunnel symptoms
- Side effects of cancer and cancer therapy