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The Guardian – Pains and needles: brain scans point to hidden effects of acupuncture

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Posted by The Guardian on Thursday 7th September 2017. See the original article here. Placebo acupuncture can ease short-term pain but the real thing might help to reverse the underlying pathology of a disease. Doctors in China have been pushing needles into patients’ skin, supposedly to restore the flow of healing “qi energy”, for more […]

“Real-World” Massage for Chronic Low Back Pain

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Posted by deeptissue9 in real bodyworks on April 10 2017 Lower back pain is no unknown culprit – many have found themselves battling this common condition. Yet, while most recover from this pain quickly, some are left with lower back pain for extended periods of time. Chronic lower back pain is experienced as pain in […]

Seven Benefits of Massage

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Posted by real bodyworks on January 12 2017. Massage, good for the body, mind and soul… With experts quoting up to ninety percent of disease having links to stress, it is important to minimise this wherever possible. Massage has therapeutic benefits as well as a targeted treatment in the form of physiotherapy massage to alleviate […]