June 7, 2012 | Alberta
Massage therapy can help individuals with lower back pain and problems related to stress, according to new research from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) and the Annals of Internal Medicine. Looking at short-term and long-term benefits, massage helped relieve the chronic pain suffered by patients involved in the study and kept it from returning.
Massage therapists can deliver various types of treatment depending on particular conditions. The affects on stress are particularly impressive, according to Tennessee-based Stanlick Chiropractic. Deep tissue massages can aid those more serious injuries, while a Swedish massage often helps people with chronic pain and stress.
As its popularity continues to grow, massage therapy is a bright field to enter for those interested in the healthcare industry. Thousands of Canadians use massage to care for sports injuries, chronic pain and relief from stress. Those who wish to explore this career field can enroll in the Massage Therapy program at CDI College. For more information on the program, fill out the form on the right.