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  1. Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial in Cancer Care |

    The MCA Blog Connecting with others one story at a time Relax Your Mind, Body, and Spirit: How Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial in Cancer Care Posted by Melanie Bowen on 7/3/2012 Prevailing medical wisdom long held the belief that massage therapy would have more negative effects on cancer patients than

  2. Melanie Bowen |

    and address their concerns so that the best possible outcome for health can be attained. Continue Reading ยป Relax Your Mind, Body, and Spirit: How Massage Therapy Can Be Beneficial in Cancer Care Author: Melanie Bowen Date: 7/3/2012 Prevailing medical wisdom long held the belief that massage therapy would

  3. Mesothelioma Alternative Treatment | Supplemental

    including mesothelioma. Aromatherapy This method of therapy involves the use of aromatic oils, plants, and other substances to be used in conjunction with massages and or baths. These fragrances may result in a heightened mood, which can promote good health and pain relief. Biofeedback Therapy Biofeedback, also

  4. Lymph Drainage Therapy | Alternative Treatments

    first used to detoxify the body but was later discovered that it could improve the inner workings of the lymphatic system. Administered by a certified massage therapist or physical therapist, it involves the manipulation of the affected area, usually gentle strokes towards the heart. The most common MLD techniques

  5. Using Spa Treatments to Heal from Cancer's Side

    improve sleep, remove toxins and help enhance feelings of wellbeing can all be found at these spas. Specific treatments include: Hydrating facials and massages Reflexology, which proponents believe can help decrease pain, anxiety and depression, boost energy, and promote sleep Aromatherapy, used to combat

  6. Gift Ideas for Cancer Patients: Spending Time

    Hint: This can also be a great gift for primary caregivers, who often have to take care of many of these types of things on their own. Schedule a Massage or Spa Package Numerous medical studies have shown that massages and other relaxation techniques can be beneficial for cancer patients. Such activities

  7. Stress Awareness and Cancer - Tips for Coping

    cancer treatment centers. Consider searching the Road to Recovery webpage to find local branches near you. Four of Many Alternative Therapy Options Massage can help relieve stress and anxiety. Massage therapy may improve sleep, reduce pain and fatigue. However, each individual responds differently. Massage

  8. Looking & Feeling Good While Battling Cancer

    also elevate a patient's mood. Treat & Pamper Yourself Many spa treatments are healthy for the body and also create an improved sense of well-being. Massages are excellent for overall health, and massage therapy can help a patient relax and ease anxiety. A massage may also benefit those who struggle with

  9. Craniosacral Therapy | Alternative Treatments

    Sunderland in the 1930s. What is Craniosacral Therapy? Craniosacral therapy is usually performed by chiropractors, physical therapists, osteopaths, massage therapists, and those who are considered naturopaths. Treatment involves gentle massage and manipulation of the bones of the skull and the spine. Practitioners

  10. Vanderbilt Cancer Center | Mesothelioma Cancer

    chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and a list of alternative treatments, which are offered at Vanderbilt's Center for Integrative Medicine. These include massage therapy, acupuncture, yoga, tai chi, and stress reduction techniques. Also offered at this facility are support services including spiritual and psychological

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