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The National Cancer Institute has found that half of their cancer centers are offering massage as part of their cancer treatments. This is great news for those who are receiving treatments that are often harsh and grueling. But does it really help and is there a downside?
The benefits of massage are many. It relaxes your mind as well as improves circulation. It also increases flexibility, removes toxins and relieves muscle pain. But did you know it can change your chemistry? Research indicates that massage goes way past the outcome of relaxation. It has gone from Day Spa pampering to mainstream medical care.
The use of pets in healthcare settings dates back more than 150 years. Yet it was not until the late 1970s that researchers started to look at outcomes from a scientific prospect. Now the NIH is looking further into the benefits of pet therapy.