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Massage (Reflexology) Summary

Description: Group of systematic and scientific manipulations of body tissues best performed with the hands for the purpose of affecting the nervous and muscular systems and the general circulation.

Also Known As: Reflexology; Rolfing; Zone Therapy; Bodywork; Craniosacral Massage; Therapy, Zone; Bodyworks; Massage, Craniosacral; Therapies, Zone; Zone Therapies

Networked: 2473 relevant articles (331 outcomes, 558 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Massage is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 104 outcomes 140 studies in 528 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 22 outcomes 49 studies in 150 results
  3. Fatigue : 18 outcomes 20 studies in 68 results
  4. Low Back Pain (Lumbago) : 17 outcomes 29 studies in 84 results
  5. Constipation : 14 outcomes 22 studies in 38 results
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Drugs Related to Massage

  1. Ice
  2. salicylhydroxamic acid (SHAM)
  3. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants)
  4. Anticonvulsants (Antiepileptic Drugs)
  5. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids)
  6. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)
  7. Vitamins
  8. pregabalin (Lyrica)
  9. Ibuprofen (Motrin)
  10. Silicones
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Therapies Related to Massage

  1. Aromatherapy
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Lasers (Laser)
  4. Therapeutic Touch (Reiki)
  5. Acupressure (Shiatsu)
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