|1.||Field, Tiffany: 26 articles (11/2015 - 01/2002)|
|2.||Hernandez-Reif, Maria: 19 articles (03/2014 - 02/2002)|
|3.||Cherkin, Daniel C: 15 articles (10/2015 - 06/2003)|
|4.||Diego, Miguel: 14 articles (11/2015 - 04/2002)|
|5.||Sherman, Karen J: 14 articles (10/2015 - 06/2003)|
|6.||Bauer, Brent A: 13 articles (11/2015 - 01/2005)|
|7.||Cutshall, Susanne M: 9 articles (11/2015 - 05/2007)|
|8.||Dryden, Trish: 9 articles (10/2012 - 09/2004)|
|9.||Eungpinichpong, Wichai: 8 articles (11/2015 - 01/2011)|
|10.||Ernst, E: 8 articles (06/2011 - 12/2000)|
11/01/2014 - "Bodywork and traditional Chinese Medicine therapies were most effective for reducing pain, while no significant differences among therapies for reducing anxiety were observed. "
09/01/2008 - "After massage therapy, patients reported highly significant improvement in their levels of distress, pain, tension, discomfort, and mood compared with their premassage ratings (all t-values >6.1, ****P < 1 x 10(-8). "
01/01/2006 - "The relief from the various treatments, including most medications, tended to last only minutes or hours; however, pain relief from alternative treatments such as massage, acupuncture, and hypnosis was reported to last for days in 25% to 33% of those who tried these treatments. "
03/01/1958 - "Medical therapy alone or with external injection followed by five minutes of local massage relieved the pain in most cases. "
01/01/2015 - "The effectiveness of the various forms of complementary treatments often cannot be proven objectively, which is why, given the need to find more concrete evidence of the effectiveness of complementary therapies with particular reference to the method of healing touch massage, a review of the literature was conducted in order to gather evidence of the efficacy of the specific method regarding pain and other health outcomes of patients with malignant disease to support a proposal for improvement, based on the practice of healing touch massage conducted by nurses. "
08/01/2008 - "Replication of preliminary studies with larger, more homogeneous patient samples and rigorous study designs will help to clarify which massage modalities have the most potential benefit for which patients before, during, and after specific types of cancer treatment."
06/01/2001 - "The massage also brings about a meaningful relief from suffering because it just "feels good." The findings of this study can be of use to health care professionals as it shows that the relatively short period of massage can result in physical and emotional benefits for cancer patients."
01/01/2013 - "Aromatherapy with light Thai massage can be beneficial for the immune systems of cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy by increasing the number of lymphocytes and can help to reduce the severity of common symptoms."
01/01/2013 - "Both massage therapy and structured attention proved beneficial for alleviating preoperative anxiety in cancer patients undergoing port placement."
09/01/2011 - "Reflexology has shown potential for the successful management of cancer and treatment-related symptoms and improvement in physical functioning; however to date, the mechanism of action for these improvements is unknown. "
02/01/2015 - "Analysis of three non-randomized trials and three before-and-after studies showed that self-administered foot reflexology resulted in significant improvement in subjective outcomes such as perceived stress, fatigue, and depression. "
10/01/2014 - "Compared with the control group, our meta-analysis showed that patients receiving regular use of massage had significantly greater reductions in anger and fatigue symptoms. "
08/01/1995 - "The results showed that massage after exercise fatigue significantly improved quadriceps performance compared to rest (p = 0.001). "
03/01/2015 - "It seems that both interventions were effective in reducing fatigue, but the effects of reflexology on reducing fatigue were more than those of relaxation. "
08/01/2009 - "More than 75% reported that massage therapy was effective in reducing fatigue, creating a general feeling of wellness, and improving sleep quality and their ability to think clearly. "
|4.||Low Back Pain (Lumbago)
07/15/2009 - "Massage might be beneficial for patients with subacute and chronic nonspecific low back pain, especially when combined with exercises and education. "
01/01/2008 - "Massage might be beneficial for patients with subacute and chronic non-specific low-back pain, especially when combined with exercises and education. "
01/01/2002 - "Massage might be beneficial for patients with subacute and chronic non-specific low-back pain, especially when combined with exercises and education. "
01/01/2014 - "Although often recommended, the potential efficacy of massage therapy in general, and Chinese massage (tuina) in particular, for relief of chronic low back pain (CLBP) has not been fully established due to inadequate sample sizes, low methodological quality, and subclinical dosing regimens of trials to date. "
01/01/2014 - "However, massage is more effective than other electrotherapy modalities, and it can be used alone or with electrotherapy for the treatment of patients with low back pain."
02/01/2011 - "Both groups demonstrated a decrease in CSS score from Week 0 to Week 4, indicating an improvement in constipation symptoms; however, the massage group improved significantly more than the control groups (mean difference between groups in score change -5.0 (SD 1.5), 95% CI -8.1, -1.8; t = -3.28, df = 28, p = 0.003). "
02/01/2010 - "Reflexologists claim that reflexology can be beneficial in the treatment of constipation. "
01/01/2015 - "Although only a small number of clinical studies are flawless, our review of the literature seems to suggest that acupuncture or electroacupuncture and herbal medicine are effective in treating constipation, whereas findings on massage and moxibustion are inconclusive. "
03/29/2011 - "A review of observational studies, case reports and randomised controlled trials was carried out to determine whether abdominal massage is effective in relieving constipation. "
10/01/2011 - "Individual case reports show that massage has been effective for patients with constipation due to a variety of diagnosed physiologic abnormalities, as well as in patients with long-term functional constipation."
|2.||salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
|3.||Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
|4.||Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
|5.||Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
|2.||Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
|4.||Therapeutic Touch (Reiki)