Category: Unwinding

Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy

Health Policy. 2005 Dec;75(1):85-98. Cost-effectiveness of an active implementation strategy for the Dutch physiotherapy guideline for low back pain. Hoeijenbos M, Bekkering T, Lamers L, Hendriks E, van Tulder M, Koopmanschap M. Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, during research, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands. BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The treatment for patients with low back […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Cold, Education, Unwinding | No Comments »

The mechanisms of massage and effects on performance, muscle recovery and injury prevention

Weerapong P, Hume PA, Kolt GS Many coaches, athletes and sports medicine personnel hold the belief, based on observations and experiences, that massage can provide several benefits to the body such as increased blood flow, reduced muscle tension and neurological excitability, and an increased sense of well-being. Massage can produce mechanical pressure, which is expected […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Lymphedema, Unwinding, Yoga | No Comments »

Does Aromatherapy work?

Researchers are reporting that two of the most commonly used scents in aromatherapy do nothing to heal wounds, relieve pain or enhance immune status, although one did briefly improve mood. In fact, in some cases, distilled water showed more of a salutary effect, the study found. The study results are published online in the April […]

Tuesday September 5th, 2023 in Energy, Myofascial, Unwinding | No Comments »