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Who Can Benefit From Clinical Massage Therapy?

If you suffer from any of the following disorders, you may benefit by clinical massage:
bulletAny chronic muscle or joint pain.
bulletA known condition of referred pain, such as "when my neck gets tense I get a headache. "
bulletAny recurring symptoms that seem to accompany or are precipitated by muscle lightness.
bulletTight muscles that are limiting the mobility of a joint.
bulletChronically fatigued muscles.
bulletLow energy level, especially when accompanied by muscle aches and pains.
bulletA recent muscle injury that generates pain or dysfunction in areas not seemingly involved in the injury
bulletAny visceral dysfunction that tests negative for conventional causes.
bulletMuscle pain that recurs in an area with no apparent new cause.
bulletA tendency for pain to spread to other muscles whenever a simple strain or injury occurs

People find that therapeutic massage can help with a wide range of medical conditions, including:
bulletAllergies
bulletAnxiety
bulletArthritis (both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis)
bulletAsthma and bronchitis
bulletCarpal tunnel syndrome
bulletChronic and acute pain
bulletCirculatory problems
bulletDepression
bulletDigestive disorders, including spastic colon, constipation and diarrhea
bulletHeadache, especially when due to muscle tension
bulletGastrointestinal disorders (including spastic colon, colic and constipation)
bulletHeadache
bulletImmune function disorders
bulletInsomnia
bulletMyofascial pain (a condition of the tissue connecting the muscles)
bulletPremature infants
bulletReduced range of motion
bulletSinusitis
bulletSports injuries (including pulled or strained muscles and sprained ligaments)
bulletStress
bulletTemporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction

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Also See: Self Massage, Face Massage

Related Topic: Massage - Precautions/ Contra-Indications

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