I am normally not one to say I told you so. However, this is what my blog is about and I do have an obligation to keep you informed. I always find it wonderful to be validated by evidence based research that confirms why I love what I do.
Have you been looking for solutions to your back pain, look no further. Experiencing pain schedule a massage, a new study gives massage the respect for its effectiveness with helping reduce or even eliminate your pain.
As published in a July 2011 edition of the Annals of Internal Medicine, a study funded by the U.S. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine evaluated the effectiveness of massage therapy for chronic low back pain
In this study, over 400 participants with chronic low back pain either received weekly whole-body massages for relaxation, weekly massages that focused on specific muscle problems around the lower back and hips, or usual care.
• 36 percent of patients receiving weekly whole-body relaxation massage said their pain was nearly or gone altogether.
• 39 percent of patients receiving weekly massage that focused on specific muscle problems around the lower back and hips said their pain was nearly or gone altogether.
• Just 4 percent of patients receiving usual care said their pain was nearly or gone altogether.
As a therapist I feel very proud that I offer one of the most effective therapy to relieve your low back pain. I also want to send a shout out to our industry professionals doesn’t it feel good that your work has been validated.
So, why are you still dealing with muscular pain? With a massage get rid of and recover from low back pain.
Mara Nicandro Nctmb
Reference: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21727288, A comparison of the effects of 2 types of massage and usual care on chronic low back pain: a randomized, controlled trial, Cherkin DC, et al, Retrieved July 10, 2011, Annals of Internal Medicine, July 2011