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Are massages beneficial for neck and knee arthritus?

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Dr. William m Simpson
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In brief: In short, yes

Stimulation of the soft tissue around painful sites is often soothing.
However, some massage is aggressive enough to be painful, so choose your massage therapist well! warming the area prior to massage is also likely to make the experience more pleasant and the relaxation obtained from the massage more long-lasting.

In brief: In short, yes

Stimulation of the soft tissue around painful sites is often soothing.
However, some massage is aggressive enough to be painful, so choose your massage therapist well! warming the area prior to massage is also likely to make the experience more pleasant and the relaxation obtained from the massage more long-lasting.
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