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Pathology Resources for Massage Therapists

Achilles Tendon

Articles

*     Assess & Address, Achilles Tendinosis, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 113, January/February 2005. (Alternate link: http://www.encognitive.com/files/Achilles%20Tendinosis.pdf)

*     Achilles Tendon Disorder, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today September, 2007, Vol. 07, Issue 09

Acid Reflux

Articles

*     Acid Reflux and Hiatal Hernia, Don McCann, Massage Today September, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 9.

Acne

Articles

*      Acne Rosacea, Ruth Werner, Massage Today April, 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 04

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Acrochordon

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Acromegaly

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Acromio-clavicular Joint and Ligament Injuries

Articles

*     Acromio-clavicular Joint and Ligament Injuries, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, April/May 2005. p. 87-95.

Addiction

See Chemical Dependency

Addison Disease

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Alcoholism

Research Review

*    Massage Eases Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, Massage Magazine, 117, September-October 2005, p.124

Research

*    Massage therapy improves the management of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, Margaret Reader, Ross Young, and Jason P. Connor, The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, April 2005, 11(2): 311-313

Alkalosis

Articles

*     Breathing Patterns, Connective Tissue and Soft-Shelled Eggs, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, October 2005

Alzheimer

Articles

*     Therapeutic Touch Eases Agitation in People with Alzheimer, Massage Magazine, 104, 2007.

*     The Power of Human Touch In Alzheimer’s Care, Dawn Nelson, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2004.

*     Massage and Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 1: What would Maslow say?, By Ann Catlin, Massage Today, September 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 09.

*     Massage and Alzheimer’s Disease, Part 2: What does the literature say?, By Ann Catlin, Massage Today, September 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 09.

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Anaphylaxis

Articles

*     Anaphylaxis: A Sudden and Deadly Progression, Part 1, By Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, January 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 01.

*     Anaphylaxis: A Sudden and Deadly Progression: Part 2, Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, April 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 04.

Anemia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Angina Pectoris

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Ankle Sprains

Articles

*     Anatomy of an Inversion Sprain, Neal Cross, Massage Today, April 2002.

*     Principles of Orthopedic Massage and their Application to Ankle Sprains, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, February/March 2004.

*     Essentials of Assessment: Syndesmosis Ankle Sprains, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, February 2005.

*     Lateral Ankle Sprain, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, January/February 2008.

*     Medial Ankle Sprains, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, May/June 2008.

*     Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 01

*     Treatment of Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, November 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 11.

*     Working with Ankle Mobility, Part I, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, March/April 2011.

*     Working with Ankle Mobility, Part 2, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, May/June 2011.

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Case Report

*    The Effects of Massage on Pain, Stiffness, and Fatigue Levels Associated with Ankylosing Spondylitis: A Case Study, Chunco, LMT, BA, MSc, Rosemary, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 4 Number 1 (8 February 2011)

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Aneurism

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Anorexia

Articles

*     Benefits of Massage as Adjunct Therapy for Eating Disorder Clients, Michelle Wolf, ETouch, October 2003

*     Massage in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Jean Ives, ETouch, August 2006

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Anterior Tibialis

Articles

*     Anterior Tibialis Injuries, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, September/October 2009.

Anxiety

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy for Anxiety, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2013

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Articles

*     Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Part 1 of 2, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, July 2005, p. 5.

*     Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Part 2 of 2, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, September 2005.

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Appendicitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Arrhythmia

See Atrial_Fibrillation

Arthritis

Articles

*     Chasing the Pain Away, Seeking Alternatives for Arthritis Sufferers, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005, p.138-143

*     Let's Talk About...The Capsular Pattern of the Shoulder, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2005

*     Traumatic Arthritis of the Shoulder, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     Finger Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today June, 2007, Vol. 07, Issue 06

*     Relief Within Reach, JoAnn Milivojevic, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2007, 2007.

*     Rheumatoid Arthritis, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, December 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 12

*     Massage Therapy Reduces Hand Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 7

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Asthma

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Atherosclerosis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Atopic Dermatitis

See Eczema

Atrial Fibrillation

Articles

*     Sauna Decreases Arrhythmias, Massage Magazine, 116, July-August 2005

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Atrophy

Articles

*     Understanding Disuse Atrophy, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, October 2005

Autoimmunity

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Back Pain

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy Can be Effective for Low Back Pain, American Massage Therapy Association, October 2012.

Pilot Study

*     Better or Worse: a Study of Day-to-Day Changes over Five Months of Rosen Method Bodywork Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain | Fogel, PhD, LMT, Certified Rosen Method Bodywork Teacher and Practitioner | International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork:, Alan Fogel, International Journal Of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice, 6(3), 14-24. doi:10.3822/ijtmb.v6i3.200.

*     The Effects of Massage Therapy after Decompression and Fusion Surgery of the Lumbar Spine: a Case Study, Keller, Glenda,  International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 4 (15 December 2012)

Randomized Controlled Trial

*    Effectiveness of Massage Therapy for Subacute Low-back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Preyde, M.,  CMAJ. 162(13):1815-20; Jn 27, 2000

*    Deep Tissue Massage and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs for Low Back Pain: A Prospective Randomized Trial, Marian Majchrzycki, Piotr Kocur, and Tomasz Kotwicki, The Scientific World Journal, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 287597, 7 pages

Articles

*     Randomized trial comparing traditional Chinese medical acupuncture, therapeutic massage, and self-care education for chronic low back pain., Cherkin DC, Eisenberg D, Sherman KJ, Barlow W, Kaptchuk TJ, Street J, Deyo RA, Archives of Internal Medicine, vol. 161, April 2001.

*     The Mystery of Low-Back Pain, Part I, Ben E. Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2006, p. 103-108.

*     The Mystery of Low-Back Pain, Part II, Ligament Tears, Ben E. Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, February/March 2006, p. 109-115

*     The Mystery of Low-Back Pain, Part III, Treatment Choices, Ben E. Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, April/May 2006, p. 107-111

*     A Reflexogenic Relationship: The Muscle/Joint Battle, Part 1, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, April 2006

*     Making Sense of Back Pain, Treating Backache, Part One, Leon Chaitow, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2006, p. 21-30.

*     Making Sense of Back Pain, Treating Backache, Part Two, Leon Chaitow, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2006, p. 87-96.

*     Bouncing Back, Jean Ives, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2006, Vol. 45, 3, pp. 64-72.

*     Low Back Pain: NACCAM Symposium, CAM at the NIH, XIV (4), Fall 2007.

*     Upper Back Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, December, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 12

*     Short Leg Syndrome: Part One, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, August, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 8 

*     Short Leg Syndrome: Part Two, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, November, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 11

*     Low Back, Piriformis and SI Joint Pain, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, May, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 5

*     Back on Track, Techniques To Relieve Low-Back Pain, George P. Kousaleos, Massage Magazine, Issue 134, 2007

*     Leg Length Discrepancy and Low Back Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January, 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 1.

*     Ligament Injuries in the Thoracic Region, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, July/August 2008

*     Ligaments of the Sacrum: The Primary Cause of Low-Back Pain, Part 1, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, September/October 2008

*     Ligaments of the Sacrum: The Primary Cause of Low-Back Pain, Part 2, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, November/December 2008

*     Back Pain Caused by Rectus Abdominis Trigger Points, David Kent, Massage Today, June 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 06

*     Simultaneous Disc and Ligament Injuries, Ben E. Benjamin, Massage Today May, 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 05.

*     Back Pain: Often a Pain in the Gluteus Medius, David Kent, Massage Today, March 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 03

*     Pain Caused By Low Back Ligaments, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 04

*     Understanding Low Back Pain, Spondylosis, Spondylolysis, Spondilolisthesis, Ruth Werner, Massage & Bodywork, January/February 2011, p. 98-103.

*     Massage Therapy Reduces Low Back Pain, Massage Today, February 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 02

*     Myofascial Pain from the Gluteus Maximus, David Kent, Massage Today, May 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 05

Research Reviews

*     Massage Therapy Holds Promise for Low-Back PainM, NCCAM

Research

*     A Comparison of the Effects of 2 Types of Massage and Usual Care on Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized, Controlled Trial, Daniel C. Cherkin, Karen J. Sherman, Janet Kahn, Robert Wellman, Andrea J. Cook, Eric Johnson, Janet Erro, Kristin Delaney, Richard A. Deyo, Annals of Internal Medicine, 2011, Volume 155, Issue 1, p.1-9.

Baker's Cysts

Articles

*     Baker's Cysts, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2003

*     Recognizing Baker's Cysts, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 01

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

 

Balance

Pilot Study

*    Massage Therapy Produces Short-term Improvements in Balance, Neurological, and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons,  Sefton, PhD, A.T.C., C.M.T., JoEllen, Yarar, PhD, P.T., Ceren, AND Berry, PhD, Jack, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 3 (15 August 2012)

Randomized Control Trial Research

*    Six Weeks of Massage Therapy Produces Changes in Balance, Neurological and Cardiovascular Measures in Older Persons, Sefton, PhD, A.T.C., C.M.T., JoEllen, Yarar, PhD, P.T., Ceren, AND Berry, PhD, Jack, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 3 (20 August 2012)  

Bell's Palsy

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Biceps

Articles

*     Biceps vs. Brachialis Strain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, November 2005

*     Biceps Injuries Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, May/June 2009

Bladder Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Blood Pressure

See Hypertension
 

Bone Marrow Transplant

Articles

*     Touch Therapies Reduce Complications, Increase Comfort after Bone Marrow Transplant, Massage Magazine, 103, 2003.

Brachialis

Articles

*     Biceps vs. Brachialis Strain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, November 2005

Brain-Injury

Articles

*     Massage Helps Brain-Injured Patients, Keith Loria, Massage Magazine, Issue 130, 2007.

Breast Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Breastfeeding

Articles

*     CST for breastfeeding blues, Massage Magazine, 114, March/April 2005, p. 38.

*     Breastfeeding Basics, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, November, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 11

Breathing Pattern Disorders

Articles

*     Breathing Patterns, Connective Tissue and Soft-Shelled Eggs, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, October 2005

*     Understanding and Rehabilitating Unbalanced Breathing, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, December 2005

Books

*     Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern DisordersDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Leon Chaitow, Dinah Bradley, Christopher Gilbert, W.B. Saunders Company, 2002.

Bronchitis

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Bunion

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Bulimia

Articles

*     Benefits of Massage as Adjunct Therapy for Eating Disorder Clients, Michelle Wolf, ETouch, October 2003

*     Massage in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Jean Ives, ETouch, August 2006

Burns

Pilot Study

*     Range of motion improves after massage in children with burns: a pilot study, Morien A, Garrison D, Smith NK, J Bodyw Mov Ther. 2008 Jan;12(1):67-71.

Articles

*     From Survivor to Healer, Burn Scar Massage Therapy, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bpdywork, August/September 2005.

*     Massage Effective in Treating Young Children's Skin Conditions, Michael Devitt, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     Camp Hope, Youngest burn survivors help prove that massage heals, Clare La Plante, Massage Therapy Journal, Spring 2007, 2007.

*     Massage Improves Range of Motion for Children with Burn Injuries, Jolie Haun, Derek R. Austin, Beth Barberree, Massage Today, April 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 4.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Bursitis

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Calcific Tendinitis

Articles

*     Soft Tissue Pain: Calcific Tendinitis, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, September 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 9.

Cancer

Randomized Controlled Trial Studies

*   Children with Cancer and Blood Diseases Experience Positive Physical and Psychological Effects from Massage Therapy, Haun, Jolie, Graham-Pole, John, AND Shortley, Brendan, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 2 Number 2 (18 June 2009) .

*   Touch, Caring, and Cancer: randomized controlled trial of a multimedia caregiver education program, Collinge W., Kahn J., Walton T., Kozak L., Bauer-Wu S., Fletcher K., Yarnold P., Soltysik R., Support Care Cancer. 2013 May;21(5):1405-14. doi: 10.1007/s00520-012-1682-6. Epub 2012 Dec 21.

*  Massage Therapy for Patients with Metastatic Cancer: a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial, Toth M, Marcantonio ER, Davis RB, Walton T, Kahn JR, Phillips RS,  J Altern Complement Med. 2013 Jul;19(7):650-6. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0466. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

*  Massage Therapy for Patients with Metastatic Cancer: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial, Maria Toth, Edward R. Marcantonio, Roger B. Davis, Tracy Walton, Janet R. Kahn, and Russell S. Phillips, J Altern Complement Med. Jul 2013; 19(7): 650–656. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0466

*  Massage Therapy vs. Simple Touch to Improve Pain and Mood in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Trial, Jean S. Kutner, Marlaine C. Smith, Lisa Corbin, Linnea Hemphill, Kathryn Benton, B. Karen Mellis, Brenda Beaty, Sue Felton, Traci E. Yamashita, Lucinda L. Bryant, and Diane L. Fairclough, Ann Intern Med. Sep 16, 2008; 149(6): 369–379.
 

Research Reviews

*    Safety and efficacy of massage therapy for patients with cancer, Corbin L., Cancer Control 2005; 12(3): 158-64;

*    Advising patients who seek complementary and alternative medical therapies for cancer, Weiger W, Smith M, Boon H, Richardson M, Kaptchuk T, Eisenberg D., Ann Intern Med 2002; 137(11): 889-903;

*    Massage for symptom relief in patients with cancer: systematic review, Wilkinson S, Barnes K, Storey L., J Adv Nurs 2008; 63(5): 430-39.

*    Massage interventions and treatment-related side effects of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Pan YQ1, Yang KH, Wang YL, Zhang LP, Liang HQ, Int J Clin Oncol. 2013 Nov 26.

*  The Use of Massage Therapy for Reducing Pain, Anxiety, and Depression in Oncological Palliative Care Patients: A Narrative Review of the Literature, Maria Falkensteiner, Franco Mantovan, Irene Müller, and Christa Them, ISRN Nurs. 2011; 2011: 929868. Published online Aug 23, 2011. doi: 10.5402/2011/929868

Books

*     Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People with Cancer, Gayle MacDonald, 1999.

*     Massage Therapy and Cancer, Debra Curties, 1999.

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Articles

*     Safety and Efficacy of Massage Therapy for Patients With Cancer, Lisa Corbin, MD, Cancer Control, 12 (3), July 2005

*     Research Matters, Janet Kahn, Massage Magazine, 114, March/April 2005, p.132--136

*     Research: Massage Versus Relaxation for Breast Cancer, Massage Magazine, 108, 2004

*     Massage Benefits Hospitalized Cancer Patients, Massage Magazine, 106, 2003

*     Supporting Survival, Massage Therapy for Breast Cancer Patients, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 2005.

*     The Courage of Touch: Massage & Cancer Story, Kieran McConnellogue, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2000

*     A Softer, Lighter Mind-Body, Trager Approach and Breast Cancer, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 2004.

*     Bodywork for Cancer Patients, The Need for a Less-Demanding Approach , Gayle MacDonald, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005.

*     Cancer and Human Connection, The Making of an Oncology Massage Therapist , Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005.

*     Skin Cancer, Massage Therapists as Lookouts, Ruth Werner, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2006, p. 118-123.

*     Cancer Patients Look to Massage for Pain Relief, Kathryn Feather, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     A Study on Massage and Symptom Relief, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, May, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 05

*     Cancer & Massage Therapy: Essential Contraindications, Tracy Walton, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2006, p.119-134.

*     Developments in Oncology Massage, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, August 2006.

*     A Prescription for Touch Oncology Massage finds Acceptance in U.S. Hospitals, Charlotte Michael Versagi, Massage Magazine, 125, October 2006.

*     Post-Mastectomy Massage, Kamala Thiagarajan, Massage Magazine, 125, October 2006.

*     A Study of Foot Massage and Cancer Symptoms, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, November, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 11

*     Cancer & Massage Therapy: Contraindications and Cancer Treatment, Tracy Walton, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2006, p.119-134.

*     Massage and Cancer: Understanding the Research, Martha Brown Menard, Cynthia Piltch, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2006, p.161-164.

*     Aromatherapy and Massage Improve Sleep in Advanced Cancer Patients, Massage Magazine, 111, 2004.

*     Massage and Healing Touch Ease Cancer Symptoms, Massage Magazine, 109, 2004.

*     Massage Versus Relaxation for Breast Cancer, Massage Magazine, 108, 2004.

*     Massage Benefits Women with Breast Cancer, Massage Magazine, 107, 2004.

*     Developments in Oncology Massage, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, August, 2006, Vol. 6, Issue 8.

*     Cancer and Massage Therapy: Contraindications and Cancer Treatment, Tracy Walton, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2006.

*     A Study of Foot Massage and Cancer Symptoms, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, November, 2006, Vol. 6, Issue 11.

*     Learning From the Largest Study on Cancer and Massage, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, June, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 6.

*     Meeting the Emotional Challenges of Oncology Massage, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, June, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 6.

*     Companionship in Cancer Care, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, November, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 10.

*     Massage for Cancer Patients: Indicated or Contraindicated?, William C. Handley Jr., Massage Today, January, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 1

*     Cancer Treatment, Massage, and Wholeness, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, April 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 04

*     Massage Clients With Cancer, Susan Salvo, Massage Therapy Journal, November 16, 2010

*     Massage Reduces Stress in Breast Cancer Patients, Editorial Staff, Massage Today, April, 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 04

*     Cancer, Treatment and Detoxification, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, February 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 02

*     Searching for Simple Rules in Massage and Cancer Care, Tracy Walton, Massage Today, October 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 10

*     Massage Helps Children with Cancer, Elizabeth Barberree, April Neufeld, Derek Austin, Massage Today, October 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 10

*     Massage Therapists and the Detection of Skin Cancer in Clients, April Neufeld, Sandra K. Anderson, Massage Today, February 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 2

*    Does Reflexology Improve the "Quality of Life" for Lung Cancer Patients?, Carol Mulvihill, May 2009, http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/Lung_cancer_case_study.pdf, accessed May 20, 2014.

Research Review

*     Massage Improves Mood, Reduces Stress in Spouses of Cancer Patients, Massage Magazine, 110, 2004.

Research

*    Massage Therapy vs. Simple Touch to Improve Pain and Mood in Patients with Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Trial, Jean S. Kutner, Marlaine C. Smith, R, Lisa Corbin, Linnea Hemphill, Kathryn Benton, B. Karen Mellis, Brenda Beaty, Sue Felton, Traci E. Yamashita, Lucinda L. Bryant, PhD, and Diane L. Fairclough, Ann Intern Med. Sep 16, 2008; 149(6): 369–379.

Organizations

*     Society for Integrative Oncology

*     Society for Oncology Massage

More...

*     Tracy Walton's Cancer & Massage FAQ's

*     Tracy Walton'S Bibliography

*     Gayle MacDonald's classes

Capsulitis

See Frozen Shoulder

Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity (CSH)

Articles

*     The Risks of Vascular Compression in Soft-Tissue Therapy, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 07.

*     Safety Protocols: The Carotid Artery, David Kent, Massage Today October, 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 10

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pilot Studies

*    Comparison of a Targeted and General Massage Protocol on Strength, Function, and Symptoms Associated with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Randomized Pilot Study, Albert Moraska, Clint Chandler, Amanda Edmiston-Schaetzel, Gaye Franklin, Elaine L. Calenda, and Brian Enebo. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. April 2008, 14(3): 259-267.

*    Massage therapy as an effective treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome, Rex Elliott, Brendan Burkett, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Volume 17, Issue 3 , Pages 332-338, July 2013

Articles

*    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms Are Lessened Following Massage Therapy, Field, T.., Diego, M., Cullen, C., Hartsorn, K., Gruskin, A., Hernandez-Reif, M. and Sunshine, W., Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 8, 9-14, 2004.

*     Assess & Address: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 107, January/February 2004.

*     Carpal Tunnel Research and Massage, Jean Ives, E-Touch, Vol. 7, No. 10 October 2006.

*     Massage for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Massage Magazine, 114, 2005.

*     Massage Therapy Reduces Hand Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 7

*     Know What to Look for in That Other Tunnel in the Wrist, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, March, 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 03.

*     Technique Synergy: Blending Unique Combinations for Success, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, May 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 05

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Celiac Disease

Articles

*     Celiac Disease, Part 1: What Is Going On Here?, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, March 2006, p.15.

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Cerebral Palsy

Case Report

*   Survey of the Use of Massage for Children with Cerebral Palsy, Glew, MD, MPH, Gwen, Fan, PhD, Ming-Yu, Hagland, BS, Shawn, Bjornson, PhD, PT, Kristie, Beider, LMT, MPH, Shay, AND McLaughlin, MD, John, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 3 Number 4 (18 November 2010)

Articles

*     Working with Clients Who Have Cerebral Palsy, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, August 2002

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Cervical Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Cervical Injuries

See also Whiplash, Neck

Articles

*     Cervical Injuries (Part I): Overview, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005

*     Cervical Injuries (Part II): Assessment, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2005.

*     Cervical Injuries (Part III): Treatment, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 2005

*     Cervical Disc Herniation, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, November, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 11.

*     Common Neck Injuries and Therapeutic Strategies, George P. Kousaleos, Massage Magazine, Issue 129, 2007.

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Articles

*     The Progression of Cervical Stenosis Toward Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy, Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, April 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 04

*     The Progression of Cervical Stenosis Toward Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy(CMS), Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, July 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 07

*     The Progression of Cervical Stenosis Toward Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM), Part 3, Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, November 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 11.

*     The Progression of Cervical Stenosis Toward Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM), Part 4, Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, December 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 12.

Cervical Stenosis

Articles

*     The Progression of Cervical Stenosis Toward Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy, Dale G. Alexander, Massage Today, April 2008

Cesarean Scar Massage

Articles

*     Cesarean Scar Massage, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, June, 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 06.

Chemical Dependency

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Chest Pain

Articles

*     Chest Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, February, 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 2.

Cholelithiasis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Articles

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Chronic Pain

Articles

*     Chronic Pain, Diana L. Thompson, Massage Magazine, July/August 2011 Issue

Cirrhosis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Cleft Lip

Case Report

*    Assessing the Effectiveness of Massage Therapy for Bilateral Cleft Lip Reconstruction ScarsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Emilie McKay, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 7 Number 2 (20 March 2014)

Coccyx

Articles

*     Coccyx Controversy, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, September, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 09

Collagenous Colitis

Case Report

*    Sustained Release Myofascial Release as Treatment for a Patient with Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Collagenous Colitis: A Case Report, Cubick, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS, Erin, Quezada, PT, DPT, Vanessa, Schumer, PT, DPT, Ariel, AND Davis, PT, DPT, EdD, MS, FAPTA, Carol, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 4 Number 3 (21 September 2011)

Colorectal Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Common Cold

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Compartment Syndrome

Articles

*     Shin Splints or Compartment Syndrome?, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, December 2005.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Articles

*     Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, October 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 10

Congestive Heart Failure

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Constipation

Articles

*     Reflexology Eases Encopresis and Chronic Constipation, Massage Magazine, 105, 2003.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Contusions

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Coronary Artery Disease

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Crohn Disease

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Cruciate Injuries

Articles

*     Cruciate Ligament Sprains, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, March/April 2008.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Articles

*     Essentials of Assessment: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, June 2005.

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Cushing Syndrome

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Cystic Fibrosis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Cysts

Articles

*     Ganglion Cysts, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January 2004.

*     Cysts, Cysts, Cysts!, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, November, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 11

Deep Venus Thrombosis (DVT)

Articles

*     Prenatal Massage and Pre-Treatment Evaluations, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, March 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 03

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Articles

*     The Lactic Acid Debate, Diana L. Thompson, Massage Magazine, March/April 2011 Issue

Dementia

Research Review

*    The effect of massage on agitated behaviours in older people with dementia: a literature review, Moyle, W., Murfield, J., O’Dwyer, S., and S. Van Wyk. 2013, J Clin Nurs 22 (5-6):601-10.

Articles

*     Rewarding Work, Massaging Clients with Dementia, Cynthia Bologna, Massage And Bodywork, December/January 2006.

*     The Hidden Patient, Polarity Therapy for Dementia Caregivers , Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage And Bodywork, December/January 2006.

*     Dementia Care, Reducing Behavioral Symptoms with Therapeutic Touch, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage And Bodywork, December/January 2006, p.140-143

*     Aromatherapy Eases Agitation in Severe Dementia, Massage Magazine, 102, 2003.

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Depression

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Can Reduce Symptoms of Depression, American Massage Therapy Association, October 2011.

Randomized Clinical Trials

*   Open-Label, Randomized, Parallel-Group Controlled Clinical Trial of Massage for Treatment of Depression in HIV-Infected Subjects, Russell E. Poland, Lev Gertsik, Joya T. Favreau, Shawnee I. Smith, James M. Mirocha, Uma Rao, and Eric S. Daar, J Altern Complement Med. Apr 2013; 19(4): 334–340. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0058

Meta-Analysis

*   Treatment effects of massage therapy in depressed people: a meta-analysis,  Hou WH, Chiang PT, Hsu TY, Chiu SY, Yen YC., Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 2010; 71 (7) : 894-901.

Articles

*     Thermal Therapy Benefits Depressed Patients, Massage Magazine, 118, 2005.

*     Massage Benefits Depressed Pregnant Women, Massage Magazine, Issue 116, July-August 2005.

*     Massage Strategies For Depressed Clients, Pamela Fitch, Pamela Fitch, Massage therapy Journal, Fall 2003.

*     Treating Depression with Massage, Don McCann, Massage Today, February 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 02.

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Case Report

*    The Effects of Hand Reflexology and Hydrotherapy, Terri Bishop-Brahen, January 2012,  http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/De_Quervains_Tensynovitis_and_Hand%20Reflexology_case_study.pdf, accessed May 20, 2014.

Dermatitis

Articles

*     Non-Contagious Skin Rashes, Part 1: Contact Dermatitis, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, January 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 1

*     Massage and Skin Conditions, Annie Morien, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2010.

Diabetes

Articles

*     Returning to Native Tradition An Integrative Approach to Diabetes, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage And Bodywork, December/January 2005.

*     Diabetes: Massage is a Valued Therapy, Mary Kathleen Rose, Massage Magazine, April/May 2006, p.108-114.

*     Therapeutic Massage and Diabetes, Iraida Icaza, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2002.

*     Diabetes and Massage: Translating the Evidence, Diana L. Thompson, Massage and Bodywork, January/February 2012 Issue.

*     Type 2 Diabetes and Reflexology, Brenda Toomey, October 2009, http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/Type_2_Diabetes_case_study.pdf, accessed May 20, 2014.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Diarrhea

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Dislocations

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Down Syndrome

Articles

*     A Special Population, Massage Benefits Down Syndrome Patients, Michael Regina-Whiteley, Massage Magazine, July 2006, p.77-83.

Dupuytren's contracture

Articles

*     Dupuytren’s Disease, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 7

*     Dupuytren's Contracture, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, September 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 9

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Dysmenorrhea

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Dyspnoea

Articles

*     Acupressure Eases Dyspnoea, Massage Magazine, 111, 2004

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Randomized Controlled Trial

*     Atopic Dermatitis Symptoms Decreased in Children Following Massage Therapy, Schachner L, Field T, Hernandez-Reif M, Duarte AM, Krasnegor J., Pediatric Dermatology, 1998 Sep-Oct;15(5):390-5.

Articles

*     Massage Effective in Treating Young Children's Skin Conditions, Michael Devitt, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     Non-Contagious Skin Rashes, Part 2: Eczema, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, March, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 3.

*     Massage and Skin Conditions, Annie Morien, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2010.

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Edema

Articles

*     Edema and Lymphedema, Are They Different? Implications for Bodyworkers, Kalyani Premkumar, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2005.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Articles

*      Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 10

Elbow

Articles

*     Biceps vs. Brachialis Strain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, November 2005, p.13

*     Pain on Passive Motions of the Elbow, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, October, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 10

*     Golfer's Elbow, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, November, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 11

*     Elbow Swelling, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, December, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 12

*     Ending Epicondylitis, Timothy Agnew, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2006, Vol. 45, no. 4, p. 94-105

*     Anterior Elbow Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, February, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 2

*     Elbow Swelling, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, December, 2006, Vol. 6, Issue 12

See also Tennis Elbow

Endometriosis

Case Report

*     Endometriosis and Reflexology, Kristen Toth, March 2009, http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/Endometriosis_case_study.pdf, accessed May 20, 2014.

Emphysema

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Encephalitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Encopresis

Articles

*     Reflexology Eases Encopresis and Chronic Constipation, Massage Magazine, 105, 2003.

Endometrial Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Endometriosis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Esophageal Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Erythromelalgia

Case Report

*    Massage Therapy Techniques as Pain Management for Erythromelalgia: A Case Report, Dicks, BA, RMT, CLT, Krista, AND Rizek, BSc, MSc, MD, Philippe, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 3 Number 4 (17 November 2010) .

Esophageal Hiatus

See Acid Reflux

Femoroacetabular Impingement of the Hip Joint

Articles

*     Locomotive Power and Femoroacetabular Impingement, Debbie Roberts, Massage Today, September 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 9.

Fertility

Articles

*     Touching the Core, The Heart and Intelligence of Mayan Abdominal Massage, Diane McDonald, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2002.

Classes

*     Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Massage™

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Articles

*     http://www.massagetoday.com/mpacms/mt/article.php?id=14897, Tina Allen, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2002.

Fibroids

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Fibromyalgia

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy as Beneficial Part of Integrative Treatment Plan for Fibromyalgia, American Massage Therapy Association, October 2012.

Articles

*     Shattered by pain: Fibromyalgia Patients Turn to Massage, Chris Cunningham, Massage Magazine, 113, January/February 2005, p.71--82

*     Spa Therapy for Fibromyalgia, Massage Magazine, 117, September-October 2005, p.128.

*     Massage Therapy, A Beneficial Tool in Treating Fibromyalgia, Ross Turchaninov and Boris Prilutsky, Massage & Bodywork, February/March 2004

*     Fibromyalgia, An Evidence-Based Guide for working with FMS Clients, Leon Chaitow, Massage Therapy Journal, Spring 2006, p. 127-141.

*     Fibromyalgia Fact or Fiction, Erik Dalton, Massage and Bodywork, February March 2006, p.61-68.

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

*     Easing the Constant Pain, Karta Purkh Singh Khalsa, Massage Therapy Journal, Spring 2010

*     Patients with Fibromyalgia Find Comfort in Massage Myofascial Release Therapy, Massage Today, November 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 11

*     Fibromyalgia Pain: Fact or Fiction, Erik Dalton, http://erikdalton.com/media/published-articles/fibromyalgia-pain-fact-or-fiction/, accessed May 20 014.

*     Fibromyalgia and Reflexology, Jackie Anderson, March 2009, http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/Fibromyalgia_case_study.pdf, accessed May 20 014.

Books

*     Fibromyalgia Syndrome: A Practitioner's Guide to TreatmentDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Leon Chaitow, Churchill Livingstone, 2nd Edition, 2003.

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Research Reviews

*    Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled TrialsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Yan-hui Li, Feng-yun Wang, Chun-qing Feng, Xia-feng Yang, Yi-hua Sun, PLoS One. 2014 Feb 20;9(2):e89304. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089304. eCollection 2014.

DVD

*     Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia, Real Bodywork 2006.

Organizations

*     National Fibromyalgia Association

Finger Pain

Articles

*     Finger Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 6

*     Trigger Finger, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, May 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 5

Flat Foot

See Pes Planus

Flexor Carpi Radialis

Articles

*     Golfer's Elbow, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, March/April 2009

Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction

Articles

*     Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 1.

*     Treatment of Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, November 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 11.

 

Foot Pain

Articles

*     Sharp Pains in the Forefoot, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, May 2002.

*     Foot Pain While Sitting, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2002.

*     What Supports the Medial Arch, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2006.

*     Pain Under the Medial Arch of the Foot, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2006.

*     Hammertoe: A Case of Postural Distortions, Paul St. John, Randall Clark and Tracy Alan Jones, Massage Magazine, Issue 131, 2007.

*     Flexor Hallucis Longus Dysfunction, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 01

*     When Feet Take a Beating: Working with Morton's Neuroma, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, September 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 09

*     Dealing with Painful Foot Injuries, Part 1, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2013, Vol. 04, Issue 13

*     Dealing with Painful Foot Injuries, Part 2, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2013, Vol. 06, Issue 13

See also Pes Planus

Forward-Head Postures

Articles

*     Strategies to Address Forward-Head Postures, Part One: Sacrificing Complexity of Movement for Stability, Erik Dalton, Massage Magazine, January 2006, p.97-105.

*     Strategies to Address Forward-Head Postures, Part Two: Bringing the Body Back into Balance, Erik Dalton, Massage Magazine, April/May 2006, p.88-96.

*     TMJ and Head-Forward Postures, Erik Dalton

Fractures

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Frozen Shoulder

Articles

*     Assess & Address: Frozen Shoulder, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 108, March/April 2004.

*     Is That Really Frozen Shoulder?, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, June 2004

*     Let's Talk About...The Capsular Pattern of the Shoulder, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2005

*     Traumatic Arthritis of the Shoulder, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     Adhesive Capsulitis: Freezing, Frozen, Thawing Shoulders, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, May 2003.

*     The Glenohumeral Joint, Frozen Shoulder, Part I, Til Luchau.

*     The Rotator Cuff, Frozen Shoulder, Part II, Til Luchau.

*     Joint Capsular Patterns, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, November 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 11.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Gallstones

See Cholelithiasis

Gastric Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Gastroenteritis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Geriatric Massage

Web sites

*     The Daybreak Geriatric Massage Institute

Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA)

Articles

*     Giant Cell Arteritis, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, July 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 07

Glomerulonephritis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Golfer's Elbow

See Flexor Carpi Radialis

Gout

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hamstring

Articles

*     Assess & Address, Hamstring Strain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 115, May/June 2005.

*     Upper Hamstring Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 4

*     Treating Torn Hammies, Erik Dalton

Hand

Articles

*     Hand-Shaking Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today September, 2007, Vol. 07, Issue 9.

*     Massage Therapy Reduces Hand Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 7

Headaches

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Can Be Effective for Tension Headaches, American Massage Therapy Association, October 2011.

Pilot Study

*    Reduction of Current Migraine Headache Pain Following Neck Massage and Spinal Manipulation, Jahangiri Noudeh, MD, Younes, Vatankhah, MD, Nasibeh, AND Baradaran, MD, PhD, Hamid, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 1 (27 February 2012) .

Articles

*     Massage Therapy and Frequency of Chronic Tension Headaches, Christopher Quinn, Clint Chandler, Albert Moraska, American Journal of Public Health, October 2002, Vol 92, No. 10, p.1657-1661.

*     Handling Headaches, A Specialist's Self-Care Program, Jan Mundo, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2004.

*     The Trager approach in the treatment of chronic headache: a pilot study, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, Sept./Oct. 2004;10(5):40-46.

*     Spotlight on Research: Trager Approach Shows Promise in Treating Chronic Headaches, Michael Devitt, Massage Today, April 2005.

*     Migraine, The Hat of Pain, Kalyani Premkumar, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005, p.105-109

*     Headache Remedy, Results of Trager Approach Research, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2005.

*     Trager Work Reduces Headache Frequency, Massage Magazine, 114, March/April 2005

*     Loosening the Grip, How Massage Can Soothe Chronic Tension Headaches, Patricia J. Benjamin, Massage Therapy Journal, summer 2006.

*     Massage Reduces Headache Frequency, Massage Magazine, 102, 2003.

*     Misperceived Headache Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2008.

*     Easing Migraine Pain, John Upledger and Lisa Upledger, Massage Today, March 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 03.

*     Massage for Headaches, Jan Mundo, Massage Magazine, Issue 131, 2007.

*     Headaches: Trigger Points and Practice Building, David Kent, Massage Today, August, 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 08.

*     Misperceived Headache Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 04.

*     Working with Headaches, Part 1, Musculoskeletal Headaches, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, July/August 2010.

*     Working with Headaches, Part 2, Understanding Migraines and Vascular Headaches, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, September/October 2010.

*     Working with Headaches, Part 3, Techniques for Migraines, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, November/December 2010.

*     Massage Brings Relief to People Suffering from Headaches, MK Brennan, MS RN LMBT and Jolie Haun, Massage Today, July 2013, Vol.13, Issue 07.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Heart Murmur

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Heel Pain

See also Plantar Fasciitis

Articles

*     Trigger Points in the Fibularis Tertius Muscle, David Kent, Massage Today, March 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 03

Hemiplegia

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hemochromatosis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hemophilia

Articles

*     Turning Hurt Into Relief, Touching the Hemophilia Community, Karrie Mowen, Editor, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 1999.

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hepatitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Herniated Disk

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Herpes

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hip

Articles

*     Fixing Achy Hips, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, November 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 11.

*     Prevention and Rehabilitation of Conditions Leading to Hip Replacements, Don McCann, Massage Today, May 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 05

*     Working with Hip Mobility, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, March/April 2012.

*     Hip Abductors: A Pain in the . . ., Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, March 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 3.

*     Resolving Hip Flexor & Rotator with Rehabilitation of the Core, Don McCann, Massage Today, March 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 3.

HIV

Pilot Study

*    Developing Compassionate Self Care Skills in Persons Living with HIV: a Pilot Study to Examine Mindful Awareness in Body-oriented Therapy Feasibility and Acceptability, Price, PhD, MA, LMP, C., Diana, PhD, RN, T., Smith-DiJulio, PhD, RN, K., & Voss, PhD, RN, J, International Journal Of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice, 6(2), 2013, 9-19. doi:10.3822/ijtmb.v6i2.197

Randomized Clinical Trials

*   Open-Label, Randomized, Parallel-Group Controlled Clinical Trial of Massage for Treatment of Depression in HIV-Infected Subjects, Russell E. Poland, Lev Gertsik, Joya T. Favreau, Shawnee I. Smith, James M. Mirocha, Uma Rao, and Eric S. Daar, J Altern Complement Med. Apr 2013; 19(4): 334–340. doi: 10.1089/acm.2012.0058

Articles

*     The Effects of Therapeutic Massage on HIV and AIDS Patients, Jacob D. Gnanakkan, Massage Today, September 2005.

*     Massage for HIV-Positive Children, Massage Magazine, 117, September-October 2005, p.126.

*     Boosting Immunity Against HIV, Massage Therapy Offers Hope, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2005, p.133-136.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

\*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hodgkin Lymphoma

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hospice

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy Can Improve the Quality of Life for Those in Hospice and Palliative Care, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2009.

Articles

*     The Challenges and Rewards of Hospice Massage, Phyllis Hanlon, Massage Magazine, 116, July-August 2005

*     Serving Older Adults: Accommodating Functional Differences, Ann Catlin, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2008

Hospital

Articles

*     A Day in the Life, The Many faces of Hospital-Based Massage and Bodywork, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2000.

*     Massage for Postoperative Pain and Distress, Massage Magazine, 106, 2003.

*     Relieving Postoperative Pain Massage in Palliative Care, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2004.

*     Foot-and-Hand Massage Eases Postoperative Pain, Massage Magazine, 113, 2005.

*     Guidelines for Hospital-Massage Success, Gayle MacDonald, Massage Magazine, January 2006, p.82-90.

*     A Vision to Create Healing: Massage Benefits Patients at Maryland Hospital, Mary Beth Creighton, Massage Magazine, January 2006, p.92-94.

*     The Best of Both Worlds, Can Integrative Medicine Transform the U.S. Health-Care System?, Chris Cunningham, Massage Magazine, August/September 2006.

*     Acute Postoperative Pain Management Using Massage as an Adjuvant Therapy: A Randomized Trial, Archives of Surgery, December 2007, Mitchinson et al. 142 (12): 1158.

*     Massage Helps Hospital Patients Manage Pain, Sandra K. Anderson, BA LMT ABT; MK Brennan, MS RN LMBT; Jolie Haun, Massage Today, June 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 06.

Books

*     Massage For The Hospital Patient And Medically Frail Client, Gayle MacDonald, 2005.

Organizations

*     Integrative Touch for Kids

Hypercortisolis

See Cushing Syndrome

Hyperkyphosis

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Hyperlordosis

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Hypertension

Articles

*     Medical Massage and Control of Arterial Hypertension, A Pilot Study, Boris Prilutsky, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2003.

*     Reiki Reduces Heart rate, Diastolic Blood Pressure, Massage Magazine, 116, July/August 2005, p. 128.

*     Effects of Swedish massage on blood pressure, Moa Aourell, Martina Skoog and J. Carleson, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Volume 11, Issue 4 , November 2005, Pages 242-246

*     The Effect of Therapeutic Back Massage in Hypertensive Persons: A Preliminary Study, Christine M. Olney, Biological Research For Nursing, Vol. 7, No. 2, 98-105 (2005)

*     Massage Benefits Stroke Patients, Massage Magazine, 115, 2005.

*     Massage Prior to Cardiac Catheterization Lowers Blood Pressure, Massage Magazine, 104, 2003.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hyperthyroidism

Articles

*     Working with Clients Who Have Hyperthyroidism, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, January 2003

Books

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hypocortisolism

See Addison Disease

Hypoglycemia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Hypothyroidism

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Iliolumbar Ligament

Articles

*     The Iliolumbar Ligament, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, August 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 08

Iliotibial Band Contracture and Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     New Perspectives on ITB Friction Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today May, 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 05.

Infant Massage

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy May Benefit Newborns, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2008.

Articles

*     Infant Intimacy, Merrie Peterson Busch, ETouch, April 2003

*     Applications of CranioSacral Therapy in Newborns and Infants, Part I, John Upledger, Massage Today, May 2003

*     Applications of CranioSacral Therapy in Newborns and Infants, Part II, John Upledger, Massage Today, June 2003

*     Stable Preterm Infants Gain More Weight and Sleep Less after Five Days of Massage Therapy, John N. I. Dieter, Tiffany Field, PhD, Maria Hernandez-Reif, PhD, Eugene K. Emory, PhD and Mercedes Redzepi, PsyD,  Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 2003, Vol. 28, No. 6, pp. 403-411.

*     Vagal Activity, Gastric Motility, and Weight Gain in Massaged Preterm Neonates, Miguel A. Diego, MA, PhD; Tiffany Field, OTR, MS, PhD; Maria Hernandez-Reif, MS, PhD, Journal of Pediatrics, July 2005, 147 (1), p.50-55.

*     Stimulation Programs for Preterm Infants, Tiffany Field, Maria Hernandez-Reif, and Julia Freedman, Social Policy Report, (28) 1, 2004.

*     Effect of Oil Massage on Growth and Neurobehavior in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Neonates, Jyoti Arora, Ajay Kumar and Siddharth Ramji, Indian Pediatrics, Vol. 42, November 17, 2005, pp. 1092-1100.

*     The Benefits of Infant Massage, John Upledger, Christie Bondurant, Massage Today, March 2008

Organizations

*     International Association of Infant Massage

Infertility

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Inflammation

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Influenza

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Insomnia

Articles

*  Effect of massage in postmenopausal women with insomnia – A pilot study, Denise Oliveira, Helena Hachul, Sergio Tufik, and Lia Bittencourt, Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2011 February; 66(2): 343–346.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Articles

*     Gut Instinct: Massage for Clients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Sarah Almodovar, Massage Magazine, Issue 133, 2007

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Kidney Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Kidney Failure

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Kidney Stone

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Knee Pain

Case Report

* Treatment of Knee Arthrofibrosis and Quadriceps Insufficiency after Patellar Tendon Repair: A Case Report Including Use of the Graston Technique, Black, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, Douglass, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 3 Number 2 (15 June 2010)

Articles

*     Sharp Anterior Medial Knee Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, September 2002

*     Medial Knee Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, October 2002

*     Medial Knee Pain and Swelling, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, March 2003

*     Tendinitis Masquerading as Knee Joint Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2003

*     Referred Pain at the Knee, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, May 2003

*     A Torn Meniscus, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2003

*     Baker's Cysts, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, July 2003

*     Injured Bursas in the Knee, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, August 2003

*     Pain Felt Deep Within the Knee, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, September 2003

*     Characteristic Knee Pain in Children, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, October 2003.

*     Collateral Ligament: Injuries of the Knee Essential Principles and their Applications, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork Magazine, October/November 2003

*     Injuries of the Knee, Essential Principles and their Applications, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 2003
Alternate link: http://www.benbenjamin.net/pdfs/03ON.pdf

*     Reduce Knee Pain Through Massage, Patricia J. Benjamin, Massage Therapy Journal, 44 (3), Fall 2005.

*    Some Essential Principles of Orthopedic Massage and their Application to Patella Tendon Injury, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork Magazine, December/January 2005

*    The Mysterious Coronary Ligaments, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork Magazine, June/July 2007

*     Patella Pain, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, February 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 02

*     The Role of the Q Angle in Anterior Knee Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 07

*     Learning How to Track Anterior Knee Pain, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, March 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 03

See Also

*     Bakers Cysts

*     Patellofemoral Syndrome

*     Patellar Tendinitis

Labor Massage

Pilot Study

*    Massage Therapy and Labor Outcomes: a Randomized Controlled Trial, Janssen, PhD, Patricia, Shroff, PhD, Farah, AND Jaspar, RMT, Paula, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 4 (15 December 2012)

Articles

*     Shiatsu Techniques Help Induce Labor in Post-Term Pregnancy, Massage Magazine, 119, 2006.

*     The Effects of Shiatsu on Post-Term Pregnancy, Suzanne Yates

*     Help Your Client Achieve a Natural Labor: Four Simple Tips for Pain Relief, Michelle C. Larson, Massage Today March, 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 3

*    Bringing Relief to First-Time Mothers During Labor, Jolie Haun, PhD, LMT; Sandy Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT; April Neufeld, Massage Today, December 2012, Vol 12, Issue 12.

Organizations

*     The Massage Doula Network

*     Well Mother

Lactic Acid

See Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

The Lateral Collateral Ligament

Articles

*     The Lateral Collateral Ligament, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, January 2003

Leg

See Also Back Pain

Articles

*     Common Leg Injuries and Therapeutic Strategies, George P. Kousaleos, Massage Magazine, Issue 138, 2007

Leukemia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Leukopenia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Liver Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Liver Failure

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Lordosis

Articles

*     Lordosis: Assessment and Care, Jeffrey Burch, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2002

Lou Gehrig's Disease

See Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Lumbar Disc Herniation

Articles

*     Understanding Lumbar Disc Herniation, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 7.

Lumbar Muscle Strains

Articles

*     Assess & Address: Lumbar Muscle Strains, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 111, September/October 2004.

Lyme Disease

Case Report

*     Massage Therapy for Lyme Disease Symptoms: a Prospective Case Study, Thomason, BA, MT, Meghan, AND Moyer, PhD, Christopher, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 4 (15 December 2012)

Articles

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Lymphangitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Lymphadenitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Lymphedema

Articles

*     Edema and Lymphedema Are They Different? Implications for Bodyworkers, Kalyani Premkumar, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2005.

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See Also Edema

Marfan Syndrome (MFS)

Case Report

*     http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/MFS case study.pdf, Ken Cook, http://www.academyofancientreflexology.com/casestudies/MFS%20case%20study.pdf, accessed May 20, 2014.

Median Nerve Lesions

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Meniscal Injuries

Articles

*     A Torn Meniscus, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2003

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Metabolic Syndrome

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Meralgia Paresthetica

Articles

*     Meralgia Paresthetica: Symptoms, Assessment and Protocol, Robert K. King, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2006, Vol. 44, No.4, pp.58-77

Migraine

See Headaches

Miscarriage

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Morton's Neuroma

Case Report

*    Therapeutic Massage Provides Pain Relief to a Client with Morton’s Neuroma: A Case Report, Davis, BA, RMT, NCTMB, AOS, Faith, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 2 (13 June 2012)

Articles

*     When Feet Take a Beating: Working with Morton's Neuroma, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, September 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 09

Multiple Sclerosis

Articles

*     Working with Multiple Sclerosis Patients, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, March 2001

*     Searching for Comfort, Alternative Therapies and Multiple Sclerosis , Shirley Vanderbilt , Massage and Bodywork, August/September 2004

*     Research Concludes Reflexology Relieves MS Symptoms, Massage Magazine 108, 2004.

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

*     Massage for Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, Massage Today, September 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 09

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Muscular Dystrophy

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Myeloma

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Narcolepsy

Case Report

*    Positive Effects of Massage Therapy on a Patient with NarcolepsyDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Robyn Hill, Amanda Baskwill, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice, North America, 6, apr. 2013, http://ijtmb.org/index.php/ijtmb/article/view/205, Date accessed: 20 May. 2014.

Nausea

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Neck

See also Whiplash, Cervical Injuries, Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity (CSH)

Review

Case Reports

*    Massage Therapy for Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease: Alleviating a Pain in the Neck?, Avery, BA, RMT, Rhonda-Marie, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 5 Number 3 (15 August 2012)

*    A Novel Massage Therapy Technique for Management of Chronic Cervical Pain: A Case Series, Thompson, DPT, PhD, William, Carter, LMT, NCBTMB, CPT, Ronald, Rohe, MS, Benjamin, Duncan, PhD, Randall, AND Cooper, PhD, Carlton. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 4 Number 3 (21 September 2011)

Guidelines

*  Ottawa panel evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on therapeutic massage for neck pain, Lucie Brosseau, George A. Wells, Peter Tugwell, Lynn Casimiro, Michael Novikov, Laurianne Loew, Danijel Sredic, Sarah Clément, Amélie Gravelle, Kevin Hua, Daniel Kresic, Ana Lakic, Gabrielle Ménard, Pascale Côté, Ghislain Leblanc, Mathieu Sonier, Alexandre Cloutier, Jessica McEwan, Stéphane Poitras, Andrea Furlan, Anita Gross, Trish Dryden, Ron Muckenheim, Raynald Côté, Véronique Paré, Alexandre Rouhani, Guillaume Léonard, Hillel M. Finestone, Lucie Laferrière, Simon Dagenais, Gino De Angelis, Courtney Cohoon,Journal of bodywork and movement therapies,1 July 2012 (volume 16 issue 3 Pages 300-325 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2012.04.001)

Research Review

*    Research Shows Acupressure Reduces Chronic Neck Pain, Derek R. Austin, April Neufeld, Sandra K. Anderson, Massage Today, September 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 9.

*   Testing the Treatment Dose of Massage for Chronic Neck Pain, April V. Neufeld, Jolie Haun, MK Brennan, Massage Today, March 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 3.

*    Study Finds Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Chronic Neck Pain, NCCAM

Research

*    Randomized Trial of Therapeutic Massage for Chronic Neck Pain, Karen J. Sherman, Daniel C. Cherkin, Rene J. Hawkes, Diana L. Miglioretti, and Richard A. Deyo, 2009 Mar-Apr;25(3):233-8

*   Five-Week Outcomes From a Dosing Trial of Therapeutic Massage for Chronic Neck Pain, Karen J. Sherman, Andrea J. Cook, Robert D. Wellman, Rene J. Hawkes, Janet R. Kahn, Richard A. Deyo, and Daniel C. Cherkin, Annals of Family Medicine, March/April 2014 vol. 12 no. 2 112-120 .

*   Dosing study of massage for chronic neck pain: protocol for the dose response evaluation and analysis of massage [DREAM] trial, Karen J. Sherman, Andrea J. Cook, Janet R. Kahn, Rene J. Hawkes, Robert D. Wellman and Daniel C. Cherkin, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012, 12:158 

*    Comparative Effects of Acupressure at Local and Distal Acupuncture Points on Pain Conditions and Autonomic Function in Females with Chronic Neck Pain, Takako Matsubara, Young-Chang P. Arai, Yukiko Shiro, Kazuhiro Shimo, Makoto Nishihara, Jun Sato, and Takahiro Ushida, Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011; 2011: 543291.

*    Massage Therapy for Neck and Shoulder Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Ling Jun Kong, Hong Sheng Zhan, Ying Wu Cheng, Wei An Yuan, Bo Chen, and Min Fang, Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013: 613279., Published online Feb 28, 2013. doi: 10.1155/2013/613279

*    Efficacy of Massage Therapy on Pain and Dysfunction in Patients with Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis, Yong Hong Cheng and Gui Cheng Huang, Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2014; 2014: 204360, Published online Feb 20, 2014. doi: 10.1155/2014/204360

Nephritic Syndrome

See Glomerulonephritis

Nephrotic Syndrome

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Neutropenia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Nerve Entrapment

Articles

*     Identify Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment Syndromes, Whitney Lowe, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2004

*     Solving a Client Puzzle: How To Know Whether It's Tennis Elbow Or Nerve Entrapment, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, 113, January 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 1

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Orthodontia

Articles

*     The Potential Impact of Orthodontia on Whole-Body Health, John E. Upledger, Massage Today, January 2006.

Osteitis Deformans

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Osteoarthritis

Recognizing Osteoartrithis

*     Recognizing Osteoarthritis, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, October, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 10.

Research Reviews

*     Spa Therapy for Osteoarthritis, Massage Magazine, 110, 2004.

*     Balneotherapy Eases Osteoarthritis, Massage Magazine, 114, 2005

*     Study Determines Optimal Dose of Massage for Osteoarthritis of the Knee Pain Research, NCCAM, February 8, 2012.

Research

*     Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Randomized Dose-Finding TrialDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Adam I. Perlman, Ather Ali, Valentine Yanchou Njike, David Hom, Anna Davidi,Susan Gould-Fogerite, Carl Milak, and David L. Katz, PLoS One. 2012; 7(2): e30248

*     Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis of the Knee: a Randomized Controlled TrialDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Perlman AI, Sabina A, Williams AL, Njike VY, Katz DL., Arch Intern Med. 2006 Dec 11-25;166(22):2533-8.

Articles

*     Remedies For Osteoarthritis: Self-Treatment Of Trigger Points In The Scalenes & Sternocleidomastoids, Clair Davies, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2002.

*     Remedies For Osteoarthritis: Massage: A powerful modality for family intervention, Peggy Jones Farlow, Massage Therapy Journal, Fall 2002.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Osteomyelitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Osteoporosis

Randomized Controlled Trial

*     BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine | Full text | Thai traditional massage increases biochemical markers of bone formation in postmenopausal women: a randomized crossover trial, Sunee Saetung, La-or Chailurkit and Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2013, 13:69
 

Articles

*     Traditional Thai Massage Improves Bone Formation in Postmenopausal Women, April V Neufeld, Jolie Haun, Derek Austin, Massage Today, June 2014, vol. 14, Issue 6.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Ovarian Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Overpronation

Articles

*     Understanding Overpronation, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, January, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 1

Pain Relief

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Can Aid in Pain Relief, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2009.

Note: If you perform a search for the word "pain" on this page, you will find an abundance of articles on this topic. 

Pilot Study

*   The Effects of Massage Therapy on Pain Management in the Acute Care Setting, Adams, MHA, BSW, LMT, Rose, White, MS, LMT, Barb, AND Beckett, PhD, RNC-OB, LCCE, Cynthia, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 3 Number 1 (5 March 2010)

Paget Disease

See Osteitis Deformans

Pancreatic Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Parkinsonism

Articles

*     Parkinsonism, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, March 2005

*     Massage Reduces Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, Massage Magazine, 101, 2003

*  Touch Therapy Improves Movement, Range of Motion for Clients with Parkinson's Disease, Massage Magazine, September/October 2005, p.104-108.

*     Trager For Parkinson's Disease and Rigidity, Massage Magazine, 107, January/February 2004.

*     The effect of Trager therapy on the level of evoked stretch responses in patients with Parkinson's disease and rigidity, Duval C, Lafontaine D, Hebert J, Leroux A, Panisset M, Boucher JP., Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, Volume 25, Issue 7, p.455-464.

*     Massage and Parkinson’s Disease: A Few Lessons Learned, John Slavin, Massage Today, October, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 10

*     Spa Therapy Benefits Parkinson's Patients, Massage Magazine, 105, 2003.

*     Alexander Technique Benefits People with Parkinson's Disease, Massage Magazine, 104, 2003.

*     Manual Therapy Choices: A General Approach to Parkinson’s Disease, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, December, 2008, Vol. 08, Issue 12

*     How to Help People With Parkinson's, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 04

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Patellofemoral Syndrome

Case Report

*   Orthopedic massage protocol for post ACL reconstruction patellofemoral pain syndrome, Zalta, Jennifer, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 1 Number 2 (15 December 2008)

Articles

*     Assess & Address: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 112, November/December 2004

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Patellar Tendinitis

Articles

*     Assessing Patellar Tendon Strain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, December 2002

Pathology

Books

*     A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology Description: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, 3rd Edition, Ruth Werner, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005

*     Functional Assessment in Massage Therapy, A guidebook to orthopedic assessment of pain and injury conditions for the massage therapy practitionerDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Whitney Lowe, Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI), 1997.

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     The Essential Massage Companion, Bryan A. Born, Concepts Born LLC, 2005

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Pelvis

Articles

*     Body Mechanics, The Effects of Postural Distortion, Joseph E. Muscolino, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2006, p.16-171.

*     The Pelvic Floor Paradox, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, December, 2006, Vol. 6, Issue 12

*     Posture and the Perineum, Mary Bond, Massage & Bodywork, October/November 2006.

*     Soft Tissue Manipulation and Pelvic Pain, Leon Chaitow, Massage Today, December 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 12

*     Examining the Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, November/December 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 11

*     Exploring the Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, July 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 7

Peptic Ulcer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Pericarditis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

 

Peripheral Neuropathy

Articles

*     Peripheral Neuropathy, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, March, 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 3

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Periostitis

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Peritonitis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Peroneal Nerve Entrapment

Articles

*     Peroneal Nerve Entrapment – A Case Study, Douglas Nelson

Peroneus Longus and Peroneus Brevis

Articles

*     Let's Talk About: Eversion of the Foot, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2006

Pes Planus

Articles

*     A Dropped Arch, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, March 2006

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Piriformis Syndrome

Articles

*     Assess & Address: Piriformis Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 106, November/December 2003.

*     Muscle Memories, The Piriformis Muscle, Whitney Lowe, Deep Massage Therapy Review, 1 (6), December 2006.

*     Treating Piriformis Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, March 2008,Vol. 8, Issue 3.

*     Low Back, Piriformis and SI Joint Pain, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, May, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 5

*     A Case Report of the Treatment of Piriformis Syndrome, Peggi Honig, Massage Today, January, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 1

*     Piriformis or SI Joint Pain?, Erik Dalton.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Plantar Fasciitis

Articles

*     Heel Pain, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, March 2002

*     Assess & Address: Plantar Fasciitis, Whitney Lowe, Massage Magazine, 105, September/October 2003.

*     Plantar Fasciitis, Allison Boldridge, PT

*     Deep Tissue Massage Helps Plantar Fascitis, Derek R. Austin, Beth Barberree, MK Brennan, Massage Today, May 2014, Vol.14, Issue 5.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Pneumonia

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PCKD)

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Poliomyelitis

Articles

*     Post-Polio Syndrome, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, January, 2008, Vol. 8, Issue 1.

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Polycythemia Vera

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Posterior Tibialis

Articles

*     The Medial Foot, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, February 2006

*     Posterior Tibialis Injuries, Ben Benjamin, Massage & Bodywork, July/August 2009.

Postherpetic Neuralgia

Articles

*     Comforting Clients with Postherpetic Neuralgia, Ruth Werner, Massage & Bodywork, June/July 2006, p.122-126

Postoperative Pain

See Also Hospital

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy Can Aid in Postoperative Pain Relief, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2008.

Articles

*     Relieving Postoperative Pain Massage in Palliative Care, Shirley Vanderbilt, Massage & Bodywork, August/September 2004.

*     Massage for Postoperative Pain and Distress, Massage Magazine, 106, 2003.

*     Foot-and-Hand Massage Eases Postoperative Pain, Massage Magazine, 113, 2005.

*     Acute Postoperative Pain Management Using Massage as an Adjuvant Therapy: A Randomized Trial, Archives of Surgery, December 2007, Mitchinson et al. 142 (12): 1158.

*     Massage Helps Hospital Patients Manage Pain, Sandra K. Anderson, BA LMT ABT; MK Brennan, MS RN LMBT; Jolie Haun, Massage Today, June 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 06.

Research Survey

*     Massage Improves Postoperative Experience, Diana L. Thompson, Massage and Bodywork, November/December 2012 Issue.

 

Postpartum Depression

Articles

*     Postpartum Depression, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, June 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 06.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Articles

*     Recovering Body & Soul From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trish Dryden, Pamela Fitch, Massage Therapy Journal, Winter 2007

Postural Pronation Syndrome

Articles

*     Postural Pronation Syndrome: Restoring The Hinge Function Of The Ankle, Robert K. King, Massage Therapy Journal, Summer 2004.

 

Pregnancy

Articles

*     Massage Benefits Depressed Pregnant Women, Massage Magazine, Issue 116, July-August 2005.

*     Prenatal Massage During the First Trimester, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, January 2006.

*     Antenatal perineal massage for reducing perineal trauma, Beckmann MM, Garrett AJ , The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006 Issue 3

*     Maintaining Core Integrity During Pregnancy and Postpartum Recovery, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, September, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 09

*     Miracle of Motherhood, Erik Dalton, Massage & Bodywork, Dec 2006/Jan 2007.

*     Pregnancy Leg Massage, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, April, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 4.

*     Touching the Future The Beneficial Effects of Pregnancy Massage, Kate Jordan, Massage Magazine, Issue 135, 2007.

*     Prenatal Massage and Pre-Treatment Evaluations, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, March 2009, Vol. 09, Issue 03

*     Soft Tissue Tools Help Post-Natal Calf Pain: A Case Study, Derek R. Austin, BS, MS, CMT, Sandra K. Anderson, BA, LMT, ABT and April V. Neufeld, Massage Today, May 2013, Vol. 13, Issue 05

See Also

*      Postpartum Depression

Books

*     Mother Massage : A Handbook for Relieving the Discomforts of Pregnancy Description: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Elaine Stillerman, 1992

*     Massage During PregnancyDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Bette L. Waters, 2003

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

DVD

*     Mastering Pregnancy Massage, Leslie Stager, Real Bodywork 2006

Research

*     The Effects of Shiatsu on Post-Term Pregnancy, Jennifer Ingram, Celina Domagala, Suzanne Yates, Complementary Therapies in Medicine (2005) 13, 11—15

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Preterm Newborns

AMTA Position Statement

*     Massage Therapy May Benefit Newborns, American Massage Therapy Association, September 2008.

Web sites

*     Massage Therapy and Preterm Newborns

Articles

*     Massage Improves Bone Mineralization in Premature Infants, Massage Magazine, 112, 2004.

*     Five Days of Massage Benefit Preterm Infants, Massage Magazine, 109, 2004.

Pronated Foot

See Pes Planus

Pronator Teres Syndrome

Articles

*     Pronator Teres Syndrome, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, May, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 5.

Prostate Cancer

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

See also Cancer

Prostate Gland Enlargement

See Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Psoas

Articles

*     Psoas Health, Trauma Recovery Protocol, Liz Koch, Massage & Bodywork, December/January 2004

Psoriasis

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Articles

*     Dealing With Psoriasis, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, September, 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 09

Pulmonary Edema

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Radial Nerve Lesions

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Raynaud's Phenomenon

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Reiter's Syndrome

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

Renal Cystic Disease

See Polycystic Kidney Disease (PCKD)

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Case Report

*    Sustained Release Myofascial Release as Treatment for a Patient with Complications of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Collagenous Colitis: A Case Report, Cubick, PT, DPT, LAT, ATC, CSCS, Erin, Quezada, PT, DPT, Vanessa, Schumer, PT, DPT, Ariel, AND Davis, PT, DPT, EdD, MS, FAPTA, Carol, International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork: Research, Education, & Practice [Online], Volume 4 Number 3 (21 September 2011)

Articles

*     Positive Systemic Effects Using Therapeutic Massage as a Conjunctive Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Robin Anderson.

*     Rheumatoid Arthritis, Elaine Stillerman, Massage Today, December 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 12

*     Your Clients With Lyme Disease, Ruth Werner, Massage Today, October, 2009, Vol. 9, Issue 10

Books

*     Clinical Massage Therapy: Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 ConditionsDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Fiona Rattray, Linda Ludwig, 2000

*     Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3eDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1 , Susan G. Salvo, Sandra Kauffman Anderson, 2004.

Rib Pain

Articles

*     Rib Pain "Can't Get No Respect", Erik Dalton, Massage Today, March 2010, Vol. 10, Issue 03.

*     Working with Rib Restrictions, Til Luchau, Massage & Bodywork, January/February 2012.

 

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Articles

*     Massage for Rotator Cuff Injuries, Dr. Leo B. Stouder, ETouch, August 2005

*     The Most Common Shoulder Injury, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, August 2004

*     Rotator Cuff Problems, Joel Schwartz, Massage Today, December 2006, Vol. 06, Issue 12

*     The Forgotten Rotator Cuff Muscle, Part 1, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, February 2014, Vol. 13, Issue 02

*     The Forgotten Rotator Cuff, Part 2, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, April 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 04

*     The Forgotten Rotator Cuff, Part 3, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, June 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 06

*     The Infraspinatus, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, December 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 12

*     Let's Talk About The Most Common Shoulder Injury, Ben Benjamin, Massage Today, August 2011, Vol. 11, Issue 08

Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome

Articles

*     Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome, Erik Dalton, Massage Today February, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 2

*     Low Back, Piriformis and SI Joint Pain, Erik Dalton, Massage Today, May, 2007, Vol. 7, Issue 5

*     Piriformis or SI Joint Pain?, Erik Dalton.

*     Exploring the SI Joint, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, May 2012, Vol. 12, Issue 5

*     The Accuracy of Sacroiliac Joint Evaluation Tests, Whitney Lowe, Massage Today, May 2014, Vol. 14, Issue 5

Scabies

Books

*     Medical Conditions and Massage Therapy: A Decision Tree ApproachDescription: http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wincitycustom-20&l=ur2&o=1, Tracy Walton, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011

Scapula

Articles

*     Pain at the Medial Scapula