Category: Heart

Massage is not beneficial after exercise?

Massage after exercise, despite conventional wisdom, doesn’t improve circulation to the muscles or removal of lactic acid, researchers in Canada said. “This dispels a common belief in the general public about the way in which massage is beneficial,” Michael Tschakovsky, a professor at Queen’s University in Kingston, said in a statement. The belief that massage […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Heart, Leg injury, Rotator Cuff | No Comments »

Massage Reduces Distress Among Oncology Patients

A study was conducted to assess the impact of a Swedish massage intervention on oncology patients’ perceived level of distress. Each patient’s distress level was measured using 4 distinct dimensions: pain, physical discomfort, emotional discomfort, and fatigue. A total of 251 oncology patients volunteered to participate in this nonrandomized single-group pre- and post design study […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Book review, Brain, Heart | No Comments »

Acupuncture helped neck pain after surgery

Acupuncture helped alleviate lingering pain and decreased shoulder mobility in people who had surgery for head and neck cancer, according to U.S. researchers at a meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. This therapy also resulted in significant improvements in extreme dry mouth or xerostomia, which often occurs in people who have […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Exercise, Heart, Shoulder | No Comments »