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Spring is coming!! – Time to get back in the garden
You may not realise it but the relationships we have with other people are as vital to our wellbeing as other well-known lifestyle factors such as eating well and exercising regularly.
When you book a massage treatment you are investing both your time and your money in yourself – both of which are likely to have been hard-earned! So, how can you get the most out of your investment?
This year the focus is on the quality of our relationships and understanding how fundamental relationships are to our health and wellbeing. How we interact with others can have as big an impact on our lives, and theirs, as other more established lifestyle factors such as exercise and healthy eating.
Individualized acupuncture treatment of fibromyalgia in primary care relieved patients’ pain and enhanced their quality of life for up to a year compared with placebo treatment of sham acupuncture, according to the first trial that studied the efficacy of personalized acupuncture protocols compared with standardized acupuncture treatments.
Effleurage, tapotement? What does it mean?
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of foot reflexology on fatigue, sleep and pain. CONCLUSION: This meta-analysis indicates that foot reflexology is a useful nursing intervention to relieve fatigue and to promote sleep. Further studies are needed to evaluate the effects of foot reflexology on outcome variables other than fatigue, sleep and pain.
Immediate Effects of Soft Tissue Massage on Posterior Shoulder Muscle Tightness: A Preliminary Study
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Keywords: posterior shoulder muscle tightness
Purpose: This study was to examine the effects of foot reflexology on pain and depression of middle-aged women with Osteoarthritis Method. Conclusion: The results suggest that the foot reflexology is effective in relieving of pain and depression.
The effects of Aroma foot reflexology and foot reflexology on blood pressure, pulse rate and blood lipid level of elderly essential hypertensive patients in a rural area. In conclusion, both of aroma foot reflexology and foot reflexology had positive effects to decrease the blood pressure and pulse rates of the elderly essential hypertensive patients in a rural area and would be utilized as a nursing intervention for them.