Research

Researchers around the globe are investigating the benefits and mechanisms of massage therapy for both specific clientele and the general population. For more than two decades, MASSAGE Magazine has brought our readers the latest information about research studies conducted on massage therapy and related subjects.


Acupressure Equally Effective as Medication for Postoperative Nausea
Acupressure was found to be as effective as intravenous medication, without the unwanted side effects, in reducing nausea and vomiting among patients who had undergone a cesarean section, according to recent research. The full research report of “Acupressure Equally Effective as Medication for Postoperative Nausea,” ran in the print edition of MASSAGE Magazine‘s March 2014 issue.
Craniosacral Therapy May Ease Pelvic Girdle Pain
Pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain who received craniosacral therapy had lower pain intensity in the morning, as well as less deteriorated function, compared to a similar group of women who received standard care alone, according to recent research. The full research report of “Craniosacral Therapy May Ease Pelvic Girdle Pain,” ran in the print…  Read More »