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What is Complementary Therapy

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What is Complementary Therapy

Complementary therapy is also known as alternative therapy, alternative medicine, holistic therapy and traditional medicine. A wide variety of treatments fall under this category of "complementary therapy", with each treatment having it's own unique theory supporting it.

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High blood pressure. How safe is it to have massage?

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High blood pressure. How safe is it to have massage?

High blood pressure is often taught and seen as a contraindication for massage. The theory behind this line of thought is that where a person already has too much pressure exerted against the walls of the blood vessels, massage will further increase circulation and increase the pressure, leading to potentially dangerous scenarios.

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Massage for Arthritis, is it effective?

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Massage for Arthritis, is it effective?

If you are an arthritis sufferer you may be wondering whether massage is a suitable therapy to relieve some of the symptoms of your condition. Thankfully, several recent studies have looked at the effects of massage for arthritis, and we now have a better understanding of whether and how massage works for the symptoms of arthritis.

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