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Why will massage therapy help accident injuries?

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In brief: Endorphins

Massage feels good and human touch has been shown to be beneficial in recovery from trauma.
The massage itself may release endorphins which decrease pain and give you a feeling of well-being.

In brief: Endorphins

Massage feels good and human touch has been shown to be beneficial in recovery from trauma.
The massage itself may release endorphins which decrease pain and give you a feeling of well-being.
Dr. Michael McGonigal
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: It helps

Depending on the type of injury, massage therapy may or may not be indicated.
If a strain/sprain occurred, it may be helpful in that it might reduce pain and speed up recovery. There are different types of massage - light/relaxing, which may be especially helpful in acute/subacute recovery phase and deep massage that may be helpful in remote recovery period. That usually stimulates muscles better.

In brief: It helps

Depending on the type of injury, massage therapy may or may not be indicated.
If a strain/sprain occurred, it may be helpful in that it might reduce pain and speed up recovery. There are different types of massage - light/relaxing, which may be especially helpful in acute/subacute recovery phase and deep massage that may be helpful in remote recovery period. That usually stimulates muscles better.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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