Research Supports Benefits of Massage Therapy for Military Veterans

Research Supports Benefits of Massage Therapy for Military Veterans

Research Supports Benefits of Massage Therapy for Military Veterans

Does research support the benefits of massage therapy for military veterans?

4 research supported ways massage therapy helps veterans take control of their health and wellness include:  

1- Research suggests massage therapy can help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

2- Studies back up the benefits massage therapy offers veterans dealing with chronic pain.

3- A 2010 meta-analysis found a significant association between massage and alleviated symptoms of depression.

4- Research indicates that massage therapy can improve sleep in those with lower back pain, fibromyalgia, insomnia, pain and other health conditions.

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