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Massage for the Terminally Ill

by C. Bailey-Lloyd

Massage for the terminally ill is a form of bodywork (usually therapeutic touch) that is geared toward helping patients with terminal illnesses. Massage for the terminally ill produces effective results including reduction of anxiety, insomnia, musculoskeletal pain, spasms and stiffness. Massage for the terminally ill is also helpful in reducing feelings related to isolation, depression, anger and can enhance overall self esteem and feelings of self-worth.

Lending support and therapeutic massage for the terminally ill, qualified massage therapists may also use applications such as heat and cold, TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation), pressure techniques, and other massage therapies to alleviate pain, pressure and muscle tension.

Massage for the terminally ill is an overall, beneficial therapy in treating symptoms related to terminal illness and can help bring relief through simple means of touch. Though not a cure, massage for the terminally ill may give patients a sense of peace and compassion through human contact.

To learn more about massage for the terminally ill, or if you are seeking a practitioner who utilizes massage for the terminally ill, feel free to view our holistic practitioners and healing arts' schools' directories at Holistic Junction today.

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Massage for the Terminally Ill
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C. Bailey-Lloyd

About the Author: C. Bailey-Lloyd/LadyCamelot is the Public Relations Director & Writer for Holistic Junction -- Your source of information for Holistic Practitioners; Massage for the Terminally Ill; Reflexology Schools; Massage Therapy Schools, and Natural Healing Schools; Alternative Healthcare; Insightful Literature and so much more!

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