Massage Gives Low Back Pain Relief, Albeit Temporary

Massage therapy may provide more relief for patients with chronic low back pain than thought -- at least in the short term -- according to a new study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Researchers affiliated with the Seattle-based Group Health Research Institute divided a total of 401 chronic low back pain patients into three groups. One of the groups served as a control group, with no changes in care, while those in the other two groups received either relaxation massage or structural...Full Story
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