Over the last 20 years, a great deal of scientific research has been done on the benefits of massage therapy. We've collected some of these studies to help you understand your health condition and how massage might be able to help.
Muscle and Skeletal Problems
Since massage works directly on the muscles, it's not surprising that it can be helpful for problems of the musculoskeletal system:
Massage therapy has been found to be effective for alleviating other types of pain, as well.