With the growth of integrative medical centers, massage therapy continues to make inroads at U.S. hospitals.
News reports detail the opening of new integrative centers around the country:
• In Pontiac, Michigan, the new integrative medicine clinic at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland hospital will include massage, acupuncture, meditation and guided imagery, according to an article in Crain’s Detroit Business.
• In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the new integrative medicine center at Mercy Medical Center will offer treatments including massage therapy, aromatherapy, guided imagery, nutritional counseling and supplement management, according to an article in The Gazette.
• In Durham, North Carolina, Duke Medical Center recently opened its Duke Center for Integrative Medicine, offering services including massage therapy, acupuncture, yoga and mindfulness-based stress-reduction, according to an article in The Huffington Post.