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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hallie Robbins
30 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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
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Dr. Kathryn Akin
36 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
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
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Cooperman
45 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
37 years experience Radiology
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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Rectal examination: This is where a finger is placed into the rectum and the prostate gland is palpated and gently massaged to help express secretions. This can help decr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Massage: Perineal massage involves gently stretching the tissues that surround the opening to the vagina. Pregnant women close to delivery sometimes do this.

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