Massage and Inflammation

A study has found that massage after strenuous exercise reduces inflammation. Lead author Mark Tarnopolsky MD, PhD suggests "Image courtesy of [vectorolie] / FreeDigitalPhotos.net" that massage could be beneficial to a range of individuals such as those suffering from musculoskeletal injuries, chronic inflammatory disease and the elderly.

A summary of the study (Massage Therapy Attenuates Inflammatory Signaling after Exercise-Induced Muscle Damage) can be found here http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/241059.php