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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hallie Robbins
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 31 years experience
Massage Health: Massages vary in type and intensity, but generally they are a healthy way to ease aches, soothe tight spots, improve circulation, promote relaxation, ... Read More
Dr. Kathryn Akin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: Make sure that you are using a licensed/certified massage therapist.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Certainly: About the only negative i can think of here is that you will make all the people who do not get massages every day jealous! if you have the time to sp... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Deep Tissue: I agree with dr. Baker. However, because of the nature of deep tissue massage - i would not recommend doing this daily. You can be quite sore after de... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 46 years experience
Felaxation of muscle: A massage typically relaxes tight muscles. That reduces nerve pressure and improves blood flow. In the butt area, it can releave pressure on the sciat... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Massage: Massage improves blood flow in that area temporarily, it may help relieving pain and healing of any inflammation. But how much the slipper would help... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sensation: Usually fingers of massage therapist on skin. Many use warmed, aromatherapeutic oils that feel very nuturing when applied to the skin.
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Comforting: If done gently, it can be comforting. There are, however, no benefits to the health of the eye or to vision from eye massage.
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
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

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