Recent advances in massage therapy--a review

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2015 Oct;19(20):3843-9.


Massage therapy is one of the most widely accepted alternative form of medicine helping patients suffering from varied pathological states including arthritis, anxiety, sleep problems, pain management and injury repair. Besides this, it is one of the safest forms of alternative medicine and has become favorite among various health care professionals. However, there is still a lot of debate is going in medical world pertaining to its certain use in modern medicine. So, the present review shall enlighten all the latest aspects of massage therapy in current medicine.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anxiety / psychology
  • Anxiety / therapy
  • Arthralgia / psychology
  • Arthralgia / therapy
  • Humans
  • Massage / methods*
  • Massage / trends*
  • Neoplasms / psychology
  • Neoplasms / therapy
  • Pain Management / methods
  • Pain Management / trends