1. migraine and fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia Worsens Depression and Migraine Symptoms

    Patients with fibromyalgia exhibit increased severity in migraine headaches and an increased rate of depression related disability, according to a study published by The Journal of Headache and Pain. Migraine is a debilitating condition that is commonly found among fibromyalgia patients, with between 18 and 35 percent of fibromyalgia patients being affected by migraine headaches. The quality of li…Read More

  2. Massage Therapy VA

    Improving Health Through Massage Therapy

    Massage therapy is the term used for various techniques of massage done based on the needs and physical condition of the patient. The general idea of massage therapy is to work on soft tissue and muscle to help the patient feel better. Various types of massage use various techniques. Swedish massage uses kneading, deep circular movements, vibrations, long strokes and tapping. Sports massage adapte…Read More

  3. Massage Therapy Benefits

    Massage Therapy and Its Benefits for You

    Massage therapy has roots that date back thousands of years from ancient China, Japan, Egypt, India, Greece, Rome and other nations. Introduced in America in the 1850s, it has become popular now, and has been believed to provide a variety of health benefits. Although massage therapy has its conventional uses, it is considered a part of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Massage therapy …Read More