Patient Comments: Massage Therapy - Benefits


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Comment from: Logan D, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: October 11

I have had a slight blood clot in my lower back, but it hurt terribly. My friend recommended me a relax massage and thank goodness I listened to him. The gentle pressure help ease out the tangled nerves and in a month, the pain was minimized.

Comment from: Galadriel, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: March 24

Massage feels so good but then the pain is so much worse afterward. It gets a little bit better with time but never returns to the lesser level of pain I had before the massage, so with continued massage the pain gets worse and worse. I will not submit to any more massages. The therapists I used were well trained wonderful caring individuals. I suspect that massage is not appropriate for every condition. I really wish I had not done it, as I am stuck with so much pain now.

Comment from: Tiger, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: May 07

A good massage therapy helps reduce my muscle pain. I have low black and shoulder pain. The therapies helps me to relax, reduce my pain and I can sleep well at night.

Comment from: Nora, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: September 26

Massage has a lot of benefits, it relaxes your body, gives you mental relief, and powers up your blood circulation.

Comment from: A costumer, Male (Patient) Published: June 04

Massage therapy has worked for me. If you have really tight muscles, go with acupuncture. The therapy increases blood flow to the brain.


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