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Essential Reading Regarding Massage Therapy School

In the course of comparing all of the variety when it comes to massage schools, I have created five useful questions to ask yourself when comparing the multitude of Massage schools out there. Like any career change, certain data should be studied before you jump in. A regular sized city will have five or more schools in the area. Research has shown that one program can be quite unique from the next. So therefore , your first great choice should be which school to attend. Hopefully, the following questions will help you make up your mind.

Study Finds Massage Effective for Back Pain

Massage appears to be an effective way to treat low-back pain according to a new, in-depth review of evidence from dozens of studies of alternative treatments.

Led by researchers from Group Health Cooperative's Center for Health Studies (CHS), the authors reported their findings in the June 3 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Their article concludes:

--Massage was found to be effective for relieving symptoms and increasing function among people with persistent back pain.