Based on the evidence, massage therapy can provide significant improvement for pain, anxiety and health-related quality of life for those looking to manage their pain. Pain is currently recognized as the most compelling reason for an individual to seek medical attention, and accounts for approximately 80 per cent of physician visits.
Based on the evidence, massage therapy should be recommended as a pain management option. It also is effective at improving mood and health-related quality of life.
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For more information on this meta-analysis, see the Massage Therapy Canada website: