Remedial Massage Therapy supported by Medical Doctors in US study.
Do you have neck tightness, muscular stress, repetitive strain, work stress, a sitting job, bad posture, a history of low back pain? Who should you see? This article may help with your next steps…. to your complimentary allied health professional.
In a recent study that looked at private practice Medical Doctors and their referral patterns to complimentary allied health professionals referrals, Remedial Massage and Chiropractors were referred to between 25-30% of the time.
Read then article here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31763927
Results: Massage therapy was the most commonly recommended Complimentary Health Approach (CHA) (30.4%), followed by chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation (27.1%), herbs/nonvitamin supplements (26.5%), yoga (25.6%), and acupuncture (22.4%). The most commonly recommended CHAs by general/family practice physicians were chiropractic/osteopathic manipulation (54.0%) and massage therapy (52.6%).
So what can your Massage Therapist do for you ?
According to this article at https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/massage-therapy
- Back Pain
Are common ailments managed effectively by your therapist. Feel free to call P| 96900911 or book online with one of our professional team members today.