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A recent study published in the journal, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, shows that a particular type of massage therapy can benefit fibromyalgia sufferers. The article is entitled, “Benefits of Massage-Myofascial Release Therapy on Pain, Anxiety, Quality of Sleep, Depression, and Quality of Life in Patients with Fibromyalgia.” The study involved 58 patients, of which … Read more

The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) sponsors an annual survey of consumers to assess the popularity of massage therapy. The 2011 survey shows that 90 percent of Americans believe massage therapy can assist in reducing pain. This compares with 86 percent in 2010. Just over 1,000 adults in the United States over the age of … Read more