06 February 2012

new studies on physiological effects of massage

In recent years, massage has been considered to have very limited physiological effects (more psychological).


However, there are new studies indicating enhanced recovery of muscle function and attenuation of the damaging effects of inflammation in a animal study (Butterfield et al, 2008) and clinically beneficial by reducing inflammation and promoting mitochondrial biogenesis in human (Crane et al, 2012).



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