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Comments/facts about massage

“Massage is one of the most popular alternative therapies in the U.S. today, with 27% of us having had a massage in the past 5 years.

54% of internists say they would encourage their patients to pursue massage therapy as an adjunct to traditional medical treatment.”

–Biography Magazine, April 2002

“Like exercise, massage does more for you if you engage in it regularly…But even a monthly treatment can help maintain general health.”

–Newsweek, April 6, 1998

“Paying a masseuse to work on your back may sound indulgent.  But new research shows that regular massage can be an effective and lasting medical treatment for lower-back pain.”

-Wall Street Journal, July 6, 2001

“Massage is the new health treatment in town.  Athletes use it.  Doctors prescribe it.  Lawyers, social workers, artists, computer programmers, stock analysts, plumbers and your neighbor all benefit from it.”

-Health Magazine

“The idea that touch can heal is an older one….But in recent years massage has regained respectability and now enjoys unprecedented popularity…..And science is confirming what we knew in our hearts–that as psychiatrist James Gordan puts it, ‘massage is medicine’ .”

-Readers Digest, February 1998