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Acupuncture superseeds massage therapy for short term relief of pain

...s of medicine has taken its stride. Acupuncture vs massage for treating pain has been widely debated with som...o chronic neck pain, acupuncture works better than massage in the short term. In his research which included 177 patients with age ranging from 18 to 85, he r...

Acupuncture provides relief

Acupuncture works better than massage as a treatment for chronic neck pain, but it may n...ts over a three week period of either acupuncture, massage or "sham" laser acupuncture (a dummy procedure to control for acupuncture). Published in the latest...

Complementary and Alternative medicine

... healing and herbs. The '80s showed an increase in massage and naturopathy, while in the '90s, aromatherapy, herbs, massage, energy healing and yoga were most popular. Who knows what will be in vogue in the first decade of the 21st century? One thing's for sure - complementary therapies are here to stay....

Massage therapy regulates sleep cycle of newborns

...mothers and their full-term infants, revealed that massage therapy helps newborns develop a more regular slee... Sari Goldstein from Tel Aviv University says that massage therapy by mothers in the perinatal // period helps infants coordinate their circadian systems with ...

Care with a touch!

... bone marrow transplant heal faster with touch and massage therapy. Researchers said that in the recent years...ong these therapies, Therapeutic touch therapy and massage therapy have received much scrutiny. Researchers, who explained that touch is a natural and essentia...

The 'lazy man's yoga"

...e client's part. Some people have even called Thai massage (or Thai yoga) the "lazy man's yoga." "You're man...lying upside down." As its name suggests, a Thai massage involves some massage, but the main elements of the session include yoga poses and twisting. "Ther...

The Effects Of Alternative Medicine Questioned

...n drugs, // by readers with back pain. Deep-tissue massage was found to be especially effective in treating osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia. While readers suffering from back pain deemed acupuncture and acupressure less effective than chiropractic and massage, one-fourth of readers who had tried these therap...

British Women Flies to India for Treatment of Breast Cancer

...day on a health resort that offers the popular oil massage from Kerala....

Ayurveda Spas are hot in San Francisco

...-influenced day spa, offering Ayurveda- influenced massage and body treatments. Kamalaspa was named from the...assage, and Abhyanga Four Hands, an Ayurvedic body massage with specific herbal oils. Asian influenced spas are well accepted in San Francisco, partly because...

Canadian Street Prostitutes Requests Protection

...titution but protect and encourage prostitution in massage parlors and escort services. The partial law against them had made the street prostitutes more vulnerable to brutality in dangerous areas and these workers are not able to report the brutality done against them as they fear threatened of police actio...

Shaking Legs Syndrome Is Curable

...d tobacco, besides medication. A cold compress and massage of the affected parts can also help ease the painful sensation. For those seeking help, the US-based Restless Leg Syndrome Foundation offers online advice. --Edited IANS...

New Technique Enables Better Nursing Of Robin Sequence Infants

...d a number of steps such as suction of a pacifier, massage to anteriorize and relax the tongue, support for sustaining the mandible, use of a certain type of nipple with its original hole, change in posture and the movement of the nipple inside the oral cavity in rhythmic motion and placement of the nipple e...

Being Active In Winter Despite That Inner Urge

...he couch. The reward could be time in the sauna, a massage or a nutritious vitamin-rich drink, any of which can be enjoyed at the gym immediately after a workout, Buchner said. "When it comes to nutrition, a complete ban on certain foods usually don't work," said Lippke. It's also an innate human instinct ...

Vaginal massage during pregnancy avoids Episiotomy procedure

...n the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews that massage technique to the lower genital tract reduces// the...rounding area. Researchers have reported that a massage of lower genital tract during the period of last four to five weeks for four minutes helps the vagin...

Aqua-Fire Treatment Burns Away Fat

...a body scrub and a spa bath, followed by a painful massage in which the fatty area is pummeled and kneaded like bread dough. Next the skin is basted with a thin mud-like solution - a concoction of Chinese medicinal herbs. The area is then wrapped in a cellophane wrap, covered with two wet towels and doused...

Trafficking of Women from Asia and East Europe For Flesh Trade

...y raped and forced to work in saunas, brothels and massage parlours up and down Britain. The girl finally escaped the hands of her traffickers in Yorkshire after breaking down in the toilets of a Sheffield nightclub and begging for help from some local girls. Three illegal immigrants - from Macedonia, Al...

Sandwich Royale, Adorns Shelves of Selfridges in London

...y from cows that were high in spirits, with a good massage and beer. One of the finest cheeses in Europe, Brie de Meaux, is lavishly spread on the sandwich, topped with, English cherry tomatoes and rocket, plus roasted peppers. This tuck might be worth all the coughing up! ...

Sexually Abused Males Found Struggling In heir relations with Healthcare Providers

...herapists, physicians, chiropractors, dentists and massage therapists--harmed more than healed the male survivors due to their lack of knowledge and insensitivity to the male survivors' lot. However, the situation is not totally bleak for male survivors. Lasiuk said that high profile disclosures--like form...

Handling skin irritation induced by Radiation Therapy

...educe the skin reactions. ? Pat the skin dry and massage the prescribed anti-itch creams onto the affected area. ? Wear protective clothing to avoid sun exposure. ? Avoid tight fitting blouses and bras. ? Use lukewarm water and mild soap that is recommended by the radiation oncology team on the treate...

Ayurveda Massage Centres in Kerala to be Regulated

Ayurvedic massage parlours in Kerala, which are immensely popular wi...Saturday. While tourist resorts offering ayurveda massage do roaring business during the peak monsoon season, Sreemathy said the government would see to it th...

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