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Massage eases post-operative pain

Back massage can help relieve pain and anxiety following major surgery, a study has found.In the research conducted on 605 veterans in the US with a mean age of 65 years, those who had a back massage each evening for five days after an operation said they experienced less pain compared with a control group.A further group received individual attention from massage therapist but no massage.All groups were asked to rate pain and anxiety using a visual scale ...

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