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Turmeric and Indian Frankincense Relieve Acute Musculoskeletal Pain

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 4 February 2023
Turmeric and Indian Frankincense Relieve Acute Musculoskeletal Pain
Herbal preparations have been used from ancient times to obtain effective pain relief. Turmeric and boswellia are well-studied anti-inflammatory compounds gaining in popularity and being used as an adjunct to, but also as an alternative to, conventional treatments for musculoskeletal pain. Symptoms of osteoarthritis (OA), including pain, morning stiffness, joint swelling, limited range of motion, and decreased physical function, typically are treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs...
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Oncology Massage

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 29 January 2023
Oncology Massage
Massage involves moving (manipulating) muscles and rubbing or stroking soft tissues of the body. There are many different styles of massage. Oncology massage therapists are specially trained to adjust pressure, speed, duration and direction of strokes to provide a safe session for a person with cancer. All styles of massage aim to promote deep relaxation in tissue by applying pressure to muscles and pressure points. This helps to release both muscular and emotional tension. The style of mass...
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  • The Institute for Functional Medicine
  • Society for Integrative Oncology
  • Naturopaths and Herbalists Association of Australia
  • Australian Traditional-Medicine Society
  • British Naturopathic Association