Massage in the News

The articles featured below include news about or mention of massage or massage therapy. See also books about massage.

Massage therapy for reducing pain, anxiety and depression

Many cancer patients receive complementary therapies such as massage to reduce the sensation or effects of symptoms such as pain, anxiety, or depression associated with the cancer. A recent academi...

25 Aug '11 | Massage | USA

Uses of olive oil for massage in ancient times

The uses of olive oil for sports massage treatments during the classical period has been the subject of a recent study. The expected benefits of the treatments described would be familiar to modern...

27 Aug '10 | Massage | Ancient (Classical) World

Get pampered at the Body Shop in Brighton and raise funds for THT

On Sat 18th April 2009 the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) is holding a fundraiser event in Brighton, Sussex (England). Shoppers are invited to make a donation in return for a hand massage or make over.

15 Apr '09 | Brighton, England

Massage and acupuncture reduce pain after cancer surgery (UCSF)

Massage and acupuncture are effective in decreasing pain and depression following surgery in cancer patients, according to a UCSF study. The findings of the randomized controlled clinical trial are...

02 Apr '07 | USA

Massage may help infants sleep more, cry less and be less stressed

Research from Warwick University in England suggests that massage may help infants aged under six months to sleep better, cry less and be less stressed. The research team considered nine studies in...

08 Nov '06 | Baby Massage | UK Study

Two thirds of physiotherapy staff suffer from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)

According to a recent report more than two thirds of UK physiotherapy staff suffer from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) wants the UK Nati...

03 Nov '05 | Physiotherapy | UK
General illustration of massage by Rolf Montag

Pope St Gregory I (c.540-604 CE) stated that there were nine ranks of angels in Heaven.

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