Massage and Pain
Many people have turned to prescription opioids to address their pain relief, which carry a serious risk of addiction, abuse, and overdose.
Massage therapy is a safe option that has shown to be effective for many health issues, including:
Low-Back Pain Fibromyalgia Post-Operative Pain Cancer Patients Arthritis
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Many studies indicate massage can provide benefits similar to psychotherapy for certain conditions.
Research also shows that massage can provide relief for various mental health issues, including:
Seasonal Affective Disorder
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Massage and Pregnancy
Massage therapy is a low-risk, non-pharmacological intervention that has shown many benefits for pregnant women and their infants in recent studies.
Benefits of massage during pregnancy include:
Alleviating back and leg pain
Reducing labor pain during childbirth Lessening postoperative pain
Reducing anxiety and stress Easing insomnia
Learn more at amtamassage.org/massage-and-pregnancy