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February 6, 2004

Medicine Embraces Massage

Louisville, KY hospitals offer massage therapy for their cancer patients.

He said massages can relieve muscular tension, decrease pain and reduce the nausea that many patients anticipate when faced with a chemotherapy treatment.

While Montes points to the positive impact of massage on the spirit, he and other members of the medical community recognize massage brings about physical changes.

She is delighted to see a growing acceptance of massage therapy among medical centers. "We have to get away from the idea that it's a luxury."



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