Although there is good evidence that massage provides short term pain relief but not a long term cure we still do not really know how it works.
This is well documented but I will say it again' Physical activity and exercise decrease the severity of pain, improve physical function, helps psychological function and quality of life with the only adverse effects being temporary muscle soreness'. Many people fear that exercise will increase their pain, but in the long term it will help you to get better and stronger.
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In this newsletter the discussion is mostly around inflammation, its cause and resolution plus dietary blueberries.Then I talk about massage and how it can treat pain short term and the latest mantra around exercise and pain management. All very important topics in managing pain.more newsletters