Massage Therapy Styles and Health Benefits
...According to a 2007 American Massage Therapy Association survey, almost a quarter of all adult Americans had at least one massage in the previous year. And, they have a wide range of reasons for doing so. More and more people -- especially baby boomers -- recognize the health benefits of massage...
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Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare-Ups
Overview: Although research into medications to treat RA is ongoing, there is no cure for rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the good news is that a healthy diet, the right amount of rest, and regular exercise can go a long way toward improving quality of life. Over-the-counter medications and complementary treatments...
Even 'Proper' Technique Exposes Nurses' Spines To Dangerous Forces
Scientists say nurses like Sunny Vespico are prime examples of what nursing schools and hospitals are doing wrong: They keep teaching nursing employees how to lift and move patients in ways that could inadvertently result in career-ending back injuries.