Massage therapy research will continue to have significant impact on the practice of massage in the United States and beyond. Massage therapists will quickly find themselves left behind if they do not make an effort to become involved in the research that will define our success, our best treatment practices – and increase our body of knowledge within the field.
Living with arthritis pain can be difficult and limiting. Encouragingly, there are many things you can do to manage the pain without medication. Massage therapy, supplements and a healthy diet go a long way toward reducing the inflammation that accompanies painful arthritic flare ups.