AMTA's Research Roundups feature current studies on the health benefits of massage therapy. Check out our research compliations and share with your massage clients.
New Research: Value of Massage Therapy for Surgical Pain
Results of a recent pilot study showed significant benefits of regular massage over six weeks to reduce pain, fatigue and spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). The new study reinforces older studies on the value of massage for those with MS and adds to a growing body of research on how massage can ease a variety of types of pain.
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