Researchers in Mayo Clinic's Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program are committed to developing evidence-based treatments that can be combined with conventional medicine. Among other things, they have studied use of massage therapy to relieve pain and anxiety after some types of surgery.
See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on massage therapy on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.
Jan. 22, 2016
- Massage therapy for health purposes: What you need to know. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. https://nccih.nih.gov/health/massage/massageintroduction.htm. Accessed Nov. 4, 2015.
- Types of massage. The American Massage Therapy Association. https://www.amtamassage.org/findamassage/massage_type.html. Accessed Nov. 4, 2015.
- AskMayoExpert. Massage therapy. Rochester, Minn.: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research; 2015.
- Rodgers NJ, et al. A decade of building massage therapy services at an academic medical center as part of a healing enhancement program. Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice. 2015;21:52.
- Dion LJ, et al. Development of a hospital-based massage therapy course at an academic medical center. International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. 2015;8:25.
- Riggin EA. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Oct. 20, 2015.