Degenerative Joint Disease; Osteoarthritis arthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. This is the form that usually comes with age and most often affects the fingers, knees, and hips. Sometimes osteoarthritis follows an injury to a joint. For example, a young person might hurt his knee badly playing soccer. Then, years after the knee has apparently healed, he might get arthritis in his knee joint.
Massage is the practice of applying pressure or vibration to the soft tissues of the body, including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A form of therapy, massage can be applied to parts of the body or successively to the whole body, to heal injury, relieve psychological stress, manage pain, improve circulation and relieve tension. ...
Osteoarthritis as related to Massage
- Massage Therapy for Osteoarthritis Pain - Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is an alternative treatment for osteoarthritis. Many patients find massage therapy soothing and pain-relieving. There are things you need ...
- Osteoarthritis - HealthCentral
Latest News and Information On Osteoarthritis. Symptoms, risks, treatments and other information on Osteoarthritis.
- Massage therapy for osteoarthritis of the knee: a ...
Background Massage therapy is an attractive treatment option for osteoarthritis (OA), but its efficacy is uncertain. We conducted a randomized, controlled trial of ...
- Osteoarthritis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Osteoarthritis (OA) also known as degenerative arthritis or degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is a group of mechanical abnormalities involving degradation ...
- Study Determines Optimal Dose of Massage for ...
Once-weekly, 60-minute “dose” of massage is optimal for knee osteoarthritis pain research
- Video: Deep Friction Massage in Osteoarthritis | eHow
Hi, I'm Nicole Aleskas, Licensed Massage Therapist and Owner of totalbodyharmony.com. And in this video, I will be showing you deep friction massage for osteoarthritis.
- Bodybuilding.com - Massage And Osteoarthritis Of The Knee.
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic, or ongoing, condition that over time causes the protective layering of cartilage, and the articular capsule, to deteriorate. iii ...
- Massage May Help Knee Osteoarthritis - WebMD
Knees hurt? Massage may cut the pain and improve function if you have osteoarthritis in your knees, a new study shows.
- Handout on Health: Osteoarthritis - Arthritis ...
Offers a handout about osteoarthritis. Includes what OA is, its affects, diagnosis, treatment, research, and illustrations.