Military Veterans + Massage Therapy

Research suggests that symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression may be positively affected with massage therapy. Find out how massage therapy may benefit military veterans' mental health and general wellness.

Massage Therapy for Reduced Anxiety and Depression in Military Veterans

Research published in Military Medicine reports that military veterans indicated significant reductions in ratings of anxiety, worry, depression and physical pain after massage. Analysis also suggests declining levels of tension and irritability following massage.

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This pilot study was a self-directed program of integrative therapies for National Guard personnel to support reintegration and resilience after return from Iraq or Afghanistan. Full study »

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