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Patient Education And Outcomes!

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:20 Comments comments (1)

 

 

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE): Quality-assessed Reviews [Internet].

 

 

 

Does structured patient education improve the recovery and clinical outcomes of patients with neck pain? A systematic review from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration

 

Review published: 2014.

 

 

Bibliographic details: Yu H, Cote P, Southerst D, Wong JJ,...

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Effects of Massage Therapy in Depressed People!

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:15 Comments comments (0)

 

 

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE): Quality-assessed Reviews [Internet].

 

 

 

Treatment effects of massage therapy in depressed people: a meta-analysis

 

Review published: 2010.

 

 

Bibliographic details: Hou WH, Chiang PT, Hsu TY, Chiu SY, Yen YC. Treatment effects of massage therapy in depressed people: a meta-analysis. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2010; 71 (7) :...

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Safety of Massage Therapy

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:15 Comments comments (0)

 

 

The safety of massage therapy

 

Review published: 2003.

 

 

Bibliographic details: Ernst E. The safety of massage therapy. Rheumatology 2003; 42(9): 1101-1106. [PubMed]

 

 

Abstract

 

OBJECTIVES: After many years out of the limelight, massage therapy is now experiencing a revival. The aim of this systematic review is to evaluate its potential for harm.

 

METHOD...

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Massage Therapy Benefits and Effectiveness in Treating Fibromyalgia

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:10 Comments comments (0)

 

 

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE): Quality-assessed Reviews [Internet].

 

 

 

Effectiveness of different styles of massage therapy in fibromyalgia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

 

Review published: 2014.

 

 

Bibliographic details: Yuan SL, Matsutani LA, Marques AP. Effectiveness of different styles of massage therapy in fibromyalgia: a systematic review and m...

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Massage Treatments for Neck Pain

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:05 Comments comments (0)

 

Massage for mechanical neck pain

 

This version published: 2013; Review content assessed as up-to-date: February 07, 2012.

 

Link to full article: [Cochrane Library]

 

 

 

Plain language summary

 

Neck pain is common and can limit a person's ability to participate in normal daily activities. Massage is a widely used treatment for neck pain. In this review, it was defined as touching or manip...

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CAM Therapies in treating non-specific LOW BACK PAIN

Posted on 27 September, 2015 at 11:05 Comments comments (0)

 

 

 

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Back Pain II

 

Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 194

 

Investigators: Andrea D Furlan, MD, PhD, Fatemeh Yazdi, BScPT, MSc, Alexander Tsertsvadze, MD, MSc, Anita Gross, BScPT, MSc, Maurits Van Tulder, PhD, Lina Santaguida, BScPT, PhD, Dan Cherkin, PhD, Joel Gagnier, ND, PhD, Carlo Ammendolia, DC, PhD, Mohammed T Ansari, MBBS, MMedSc, MPhil, Thomas Ostermann, PhD, Tris...

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Massage and Heat effects on Autonomic Nervous System

Posted on 21 August, 2015 at 10:15 Comments comments (0)

 

 

Yonsei Med J. 2011 Nov 1; 52(6): 982–989.

 

Published online 2011 Oct 20. doi: 10.3349/ymj.2011.52.6.982

 

 

PMCID: PMC3220246

 

The Effects of Heat and Massage Application on Autonomic Nervous System

 

 

Young-Hee Lee, Bit Na Ri Park, and Sung Hoon Kim corresponding author

 

Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License informa...

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Feasibility and effect of chair massage offered to nurses during work hours on stress-related symptoms

Posted on 19 June, 2014 at 10:25 Comments comments (0)

Feasibility and effect of chair massage offered to nurses during work hours on stress-related symptoms: a pilot study.

Engen DJ1, Wahner-Roedler DL, Vincent A, Chon TY, Cha SS, Luedtke CA, Loehrer LL, Dion LJ, Rodgers NJ, Bauer BA.


Abstract

This study assessed feasibility and effect of weekly, 15-min chair massages during work for 38 nurses. Mean Perceived Stress Scale-14 (PSS-14), Smith Anxiety Scale (SAS), linear analog self-assessment scale (LASA), and symptom...

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Effect of massage therapy for post surgical mastectomy recipients.

Posted on 19 June, 2014 at 10:25 Comments comments (1)

Effect of massage therapy for postsurgical mastectomy recipients.

Drackley NL1, Degnim AC, Jakub JW, Cutshall SM, Thomley BS, Brodt JK, Vanderlei LK, Case JK, Bungum LD, Cha SS, Bauer BA, Boughey JC.

Abstract

This quality improvement pilot study evaluated the effect of massage therapy on pain, anxiety, and overall well-being in women who received mastectomies at a busy hospital practice. Participants reported a significant reduction in pain, stress, and muscle tension, ...

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Effect of massage on pain management for thoracic surgery patients

Posted on 19 June, 2014 at 10:20 Comments comments (0)

Effect of massage on pain management for thoracic surgery patients.

Dion L1, Rodgers N, Cutshall SM, Cordes ME, Bauer B, Cassivi SD, Cha S.

BACKGROUND:

Integrative therapies such as massage have gained support as interventions that improve the overall patient experience during hospitalization. Thoracic surgery patients undergo long procedures and commonly have postoperative back, neck, and shoulder pain.

PURPOSE:

Given the promising effects of massage therapy for...

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