Managing pain, avoiding medication

April 19th, 2011

Massage therapy can help to minimize the perception of pain. Signals for temperature, pressure, and vibration travel through nerve fibers faster than signals for pain do.  In the race to the spinal cord, signals from massage will arrive first, avoiding the sensation for pain and improving blood circulation.

http://www.burnsidenews.com/Opinion/Columns/2011-04-18/article-2435526/Massage-therapy-for-pain-management%3F/1

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