Massage Therapy For The Rotator Cuff

Massage Therapy For The Rotator Cuff

Initial management of rotator cuff injuries includes relative rest, modification of painful activities, and an exercise program guided to regain motion and strength. Additionally a comprehensive treatment of rotator cuff injuries could incorporate a number of rehabilitation strategies based on patient-specific assessment findings

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Massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community

Massage therapy as a therapeutic intervention is being embraced by the medical community

Massage therapy has been shown to be a safe non-pharmacological therapeutic intervention that is simple to carry out, economical, and has very few side effects. If you are not yet aware of the growing body of evidence to support the work that we do, here is a list of systematic reviews and clinical guidelines that lend credibility to massage therapy.

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Responses to Massage Therapy are Multifactorial

Responses to Massage Therapy are Multifactorial

Massage therapy is a clinically-oriented multi-modal approach based on a biopsychosocial model and on the three pillars of evidence based practice. Physicians, now more than ever, are recommending conservative evidence based treatment including massage, acupuncture and exercise as part of a multi-modal approach for patients suffering from low back pain, headaches, anxiety and stress.

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Physicians, now more than ever are recommending conservative treatment

Physicians, now more than ever are recommending conservative treatment

Physicians, now more than ever are recommending conservative treatment including massage as part of a multi-modal approach for patients suffering from low back pain, anxiety and stress.

This is supported by recent recommendations from Canadian Medical Association, The American College of Physicians, Center for Disease Control, Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) and The Mayo Clinic.

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