Clinical Massage Therapy

Massage TherapyThere are multiple benefits of clinical massage therapy:

  • Decrease of pain and anxiety
  • Increase of endorphins (feel-good hormones) in the brain
  • Decreased insomnia, muscle spasms and tension headaches
  • Increased sense of well being and relaxation

Massage benefits shown by research for oncology patients include:

  • Profound decrease in pain and anxiety
  • Decreased
    • nausea,
    • insomnia,
    • depression and
    • "pins and needles" feeling in hands and feet

Equally important: massage can help the patient reconnect to her/his body and achieve an overall sense of well-being.