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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: Probably the most powerful effect of massage is to decrease stress hormones associated with pain and allow greater relaxation. They can certainly help... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Many Ways: There are many types of massage. They can assist with mind-body balance, de-stressing, breaking down trigger points, enhancing sexuality, improving co... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Massage: Perineal massage involves gently stretching the tissues that surround the opening to the vagina. Pregnant women close to delivery sometimes do this.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
No: Massage during pregnancy is a great way to relief stress, help with aching joints, and relieve lower back pain. There are no risks to pre-natal massa... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Sore muscles: Good for relief and relaxation of sore muscles.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Massage Oil: Purchase unscented massage oil and, if your are not allergic or overly-sensitive, add a few drops of whatever essential oil you like. Peace and good ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pressure on points: Acupressure massage utilizes pressure applied by the fingers or elbows to stimulate specific major acupuncture points on the body.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 24 years experience
Yes: Should be fine, would avoid deep pressure message especially if it is uncomfortable.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ted King
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Not too vigorously: If you have a hot, red, tender, swollen vein that would be suggestive that you have a superficial venous thrombosis, massaging it could be dangerous. ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
What is the promise?: Massage can have many benefits when it comes to relaxation, muscle aches, pains etc. But be wary of anyone who promises to correct some inner functio... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
Well that sounds : Like you might have a problem in your back. You should ask your family doctor to examine you. See if you have a radiculopathy or just centralized pai... Read More

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