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SIDS prevention tactic leads to epidemic of 'misshapen head' in infants
...on sequence and began a prescribed regimen of neck massage
andstretching. He was also fitted with a custom-made "helmet" -- worn virtuallyaround the clock for four months -- to help reform his head and reposition hisfeatures. Treatment of the condition includes neck physical therapy to correct themuscular to...
Sports massage of little physical benefit
Effects of massage
on physiological restoration, perceived recovery, ... British Journal of SportsMedicine. The effects of massage
on muscle power were assessed in eight amateur boxers intheir mid-20s by measuring blood glucose, la...
Advances in animal medicine increase quality of life for older pets
...ss to alternative therapies such as acupuncture or massage
therapy. K-State has a veterinary acupuncturist on staff and many pet owners have found that acupuncture treatments have relieved their pet's discomfort," he said. There have been remarkable advances in cancer chemotherapy in the past few years, Fort...
Alternative therapy use by Parkinson's patients
...pe of alternative therapy, such as vitamins/herbs, massage
and acupuncture. Over half of the patients failed to inform their physicians about the use of alternative therapies. "This is concerning," said Stephen Reich, M.D., associate professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins and co-author of the study. "Whil...
Breast fluid a better option for detecting cancer
...l. Through Covington's process, women use warmth, massage
and a simple breast pump that eases the fluid from the breast without discomfort. "Women need early mechanisms for detecting potential or existing disease," Covington said. "Current detection methods rely on feeling a lump in a self-exam or visualiz...