Category: Itch

Stress and Neck Pain More Common in Women Than Men

Neck pain is more common in women than men, irrespective of occupation or age. Stressed young women develop more neck pain than their male counterparts. Women also perceive everyday life to be more stressful, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. There is an ongoing debate amongst researchers as to why muscle and […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in fascial unwinding, Foot, Itch | No Comments »

Massage therapy services for healthcare

Massage therapy services for healthcare: A telephone focus group study of drivers for clients’ continued use Joanna M. Smith a, b, John Sullivan b and G. David Baxter b a Massage Department, Southern Institute of Technology, Private Bag 90114, Invercargill 9840, New Zealand b Centre for Physiotherapy Research, School of Physiotherapy, University of Otago, PO […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in DOMS, fascial unwinding, Itch | No Comments »

Bee Gees hit could save your life

US medics have found the Bee Gees’ 1977 hit Stayin’ Alive is an ideal beat to follow to perform chest compressions on a victim of a cardiac arrest. Research says it contains 103 beats per minute, close to the recommended rate of 100 chest compressions per minute. An author of the study said many people […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Itch, Massage effect, Osteoarthritis | No Comments »