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121. Aromatherapy massage versus reflexology on female elderly with acute coronary syndrome. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Aromatherapy massage versus reflexology on female elderly with acute coronary syndrome. Fatigue and abnormalities in cardiovascular parameters are recognized as major problems for patients with acute coronary syndrome. Non-pharmacological nursing interventions are useful for controlling this fatigue and reducing patients' suffering during hospitalization.The present study compared the effects of aromatherapy massage and reflexology on fatigue and cardiovascular parameters in older female (...) patients with acute coronary syndrome.This study was a randomized clinical trial.The study was conducted with 135 older female patients with acute coronary syndrome who were hospitalized in a cardiac care unit in 2014. They were invited to participate in the study and then were randomly divided into three groups: 'aromatherapy massage', 'reflexology' and 'control'. The fatigue severity and cardiovascular parameters were assessed using the Rhoten fatigue scale and a checklist. Measurements in the groups

2018 Nursing in critical care Controlled trial quality: uncertain

122. Effects of feet reflexology versus segmental massage in reducing pain and its intensity, frequency and duration of the attacks in females with migraine: a pilot study. (Abstract)

Effects of feet reflexology versus segmental massage in reducing pain and its intensity, frequency and duration of the attacks in females with migraine: a pilot study. To evaluate the effects of feet reflexology versus segmental massage in reducing pain and its intensity, frequency and duration of the attacks in females suffering from migraine.Forty eight females aged 33-58, suffering from migraine for 2 to 10 years were included in this study from November 2013 to November 2015. The study (...) protocol was carried out in Department of Chronic Diseases at the Regional Hospital in Zywiec. In the reflexology group (RG) the patients received a series of 10 treatments 2 times per week; in the segmental massage group (SMG) the patients received a series of 15 treatments 3 times per week. Pain during migraine attacks was assessed using the visual analog scale (VAS), and headache features such as intensity (IA), frequency (FA) and duration (DA) of attacks were assessed before the treatment, just

2018 Journal of traditional Chinese medicine = Chung i tsa chih ying wen pan Controlled trial quality: uncertain

123. The role of massage in reducing the risk of burnout in employees of large corporations. (Abstract)

The role of massage in reducing the risk of burnout in employees of large corporations. 29122258 2018 07 23 2018 12 02 1873-6947 29 2017 Nov Complementary therapies in clinical practice Complement Ther Clin Pract The role of massage in reducing the risk of burnout in employees of large corporations. 185-188 S1744-3881(17)30227-X 10.1016/j.ctcp.2017.09.013 Jaworska-Burzyńska Lilianna L Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education, Wroclaw, Poland. Sekułowicz Małgorzata M (...) 30 England Complement Ther Clin Pract 101225531 1744-3881 N Adult Anxiety therapy Burnout, Professional therapy Commerce Female Humans Male Massage Middle Aged Occupational Diseases therapy Occupational Stress therapy Occupations Young Adult 2017 06 01 2017 09 22 2017 09 29 2017 11 11 6 0 2017 11 11 6 0 2018 7 24 6 0 ppublish 29122258 S1744-3881(17)30227-X 10.1016/j.ctcp.2017.09.013

2018 Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice Controlled trial quality: uncertain

124. The Beneficial Effects of Massage on Motor Development and Sensory Processing in Young Children with Developmental Delay: A Randomized Control Trial Study. (Abstract)

The Beneficial Effects of Massage on Motor Development and Sensory Processing in Young Children with Developmental Delay: A Randomized Control Trial Study. We investigated the effects of massage on young children with developmental delay but no clear diagnosis (e.g., cerebral palsy, genetic diseases, or autism).Thirty-six children with DD, at 1-3 years of age, were randomly assigned to the massage (n = 18) or control group (n = 18) after being stratified by age and motor developmental quotient (...) . The two groups continued to receive routine rehabilitation intervention, whereas the massage group additionally received 20 min of massage twice a week for 12 weeks. The Comprehensive Development Inventory for Infants and Toddlers - Diagnostic Test, the Infant/Toddler Sensory Profile - Chinese version, anthropometric measures, and a sleep questionnaire were administrated before and after the massage intervention.The results of analysis of covariance revealed that the massage group exhibited a greater

2018 Developmental neurorehabilitation Controlled trial quality: uncertain

125. Impact of a Massage Therapy Intervention for Pediatric Palliative Care Patients and Their Family Caregivers. (Abstract)

Impact of a Massage Therapy Intervention for Pediatric Palliative Care Patients and Their Family Caregivers. All inpatient children receiving pediatric palliative care consults at a free-standing children's hospital.To explore the impact of massage therapy on pediatric palliative care patients' symptom burden and medication use pattern, to describe the impact of massage therapy on family caregiver distress, and to report on bedside nursing staff perception of massage therapy for children (...) and their families.A 1-time point, single-center exploratory study offering 10-minute bedside massage to children receiving palliative care and 10-minute massage to their family caregivers.A total of 135 massages were provided to children and their caregivers. Difference in child Face, Legs, Activity, Cry, Consolability scale (FLACC) score was detectable ( P < .0001) with the median (interquartile range [IQR]) before FLACC score being 2 (1-3) and after FLACC score being 0 (0-1). Difference in "as-needed" pain

2018 Journal of palliative care Controlled trial quality: uncertain

126. A randomised crossover trial comparing Thai and Swedish massage for fatigue and depleted energy. Full Text available with Trip Pro

A randomised crossover trial comparing Thai and Swedish massage for fatigue and depleted energy. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and social constructions of Thai massage (TM) and Swedish massage (SM) for patients experiencing fatigue or depleted energy.Twenty participants were randomised to receive three once-weekly TM treatments and three once-weekly SM treatments, with crossover after three massages. Symptom checklists were administered at three time points and included (...) Activation-Deactivation Adjective Check List and VAS Scale. Qualitative data were collected through semi-structured interviews and participants' diary entries.Both massage types enhanced physical, emotional and mental wellbeing through improved sleep, relaxation, relief of stress and relief of muscular tension. TM alone showed specific energising and psychological stimulation results, along with carry-over effect and longer lasting benefits. Ninety-five percent of participants found relief from

2018 Journal of bodywork and movement therapies Controlled trial quality: uncertain

127. A placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of massaging on infantile colic using a random-effects joint model. Full Text available with Trip Pro

A placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the effectiveness of massaging on infantile colic using a random-effects joint model. Infantile colic viewed as a non-dangerous prevalent issue could lead to stress in parents and long-term negative consequences in ex-colicky children. Researchers have not been successful in finding a certain treatment for colic symptoms. Studies suggest completely different approaches as its treatment. Massage therapy as an alternative method in reducing colic (...) symptoms has been recommended in several studies.A total of 100 colicky infants in a single blind study were randomly specified to two equal groups of intervention and control. Infants in the intervention group received massage for 15-20 minutes once during the day and once at night before sleep, while infants in the control group were rocked for 15-25 minutes when the symptoms of colic appeared. Parents recorded the details of the colic symptoms in a diary every day. All these outcomes were modeled

2018 Pediatric health, medicine and therapeutics Controlled trial quality: uncertain

128. Effect of Classic Foot Massage on Vital Signs, Pain, and Nausea/Vomiting Symptoms After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. (Abstract)

Effect of Classic Foot Massage on Vital Signs, Pain, and Nausea/Vomiting Symptoms After Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. This semiexperimental study on the effects of foot massage recruited 88 patients who underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy at the general surgery clinics of our hospital in Turkey (June 2017 to May 2018). Patients were assigned to either the intervention group (n=44, 10 min of classic foot massage) or the control group (n=44, no intervention). Pretest assessment, intervention (...) . Classic foot massage may serve as an affordable and useful way to help improve pain, nausea, and blood circulation after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

2018 Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques

129. Short-duration therapeutic massage reduces postural upper trapezius muscle activity. (Abstract)

Short-duration therapeutic massage reduces postural upper trapezius muscle activity. Massage therapy has historically been used as a therapeutic treatment to help reduce pain and promote relaxation. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of therapeutic massage on the upper trapezius muscles, which are commonly associated with increased muscle tension. This was a randomized crossover study. Seventeen healthy individuals (nine women; 24.5±4.0 years) participated in the study. All (...) individuals participated in two sessions that were held 24 h apart. In one of the sessions, the participants received a moderate pressure massage applied to the shoulders and neck. In the other session, participants sat quietly. The order of the sessions was counterbalanced across participants. Muscle activity, as measured by surface electromyography, of the upper trapezius muscles was recorded. The amount of muscle activity change following massage was compared with the change in muscle activity

2018 Neuroreport Controlled trial quality: uncertain

130. Effect of aromatherapy massage on anxiety, depression, and physiologic parameters in older patients with the acute coronary syndrome: A randomized clinical trial. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effect of aromatherapy massage on anxiety, depression, and physiologic parameters in older patients with the acute coronary syndrome: A randomized clinical trial. This study aimed to investigate the effect of aromatherapy massage on anxiety, depression, and physiologic parameters in older patients with acute coronary syndrome.This randomized controlled trial was conducted on 90 older women with acute coronary syndrome. The participants were randomly assigned into the intervention and control (...) of physiological parameters revealed a statistically significant reduction (P < .05) in systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, mean arterial pressure, and heart rate. However, no significant difference was observed in the respiratory rate.Aromatherapy massage can be considered by clinical nurses an efficient therapy for alleviating psychological and physiological responses among older women suffering from acute coronary syndrome.© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd.

2018 International journal of nursing practice Controlled trial quality: uncertain

131. A comparison of the effects of exercises plus connective tissue massage to exercises alone in women with fibromyalgia syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. (Abstract)

A comparison of the effects of exercises plus connective tissue massage to exercises alone in women with fibromyalgia syndrome: a randomized controlled trial. This study aimed to compare the effectiveness of a 6-week combined exercise program with and without connective tissue massage (CTM) on pain, fatigue, sleep problem, health status, and quality of life in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS). Patients were randomly allocated into Exercise (n = 20) and Exercise + CTM (n = 20) groups

2018 Rheumatology international Controlled trial quality: uncertain

132. Pain Modulatory Profiles in Massage for Healthy Participants

Pain Modulatory Profiles in Massage for Healthy Participants Pain Modulatory Profiles in Massage for Healthy Participants - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Pain Modulatory Profiles in Massage (...) Description Go to Brief Summary: One in ten adults experience widespread pain. Neck pain, for example, is a prevalent condition with a high rate of recurrence that affects between 10.4% and 21.3% of the population annually. Massage is a common manual therapy intervention for individuals with musculoskeletal pain. However, the mechanisms of massage are not well established. Also, the conditioned pain modulation (CPM) paradigm is a dynamic quantitative sensory testing measure of a pain inhibitory process

2018 Clinical Trials

133. The Effectiveness of Muscle Energy Technique and Friction Massage in Hamstring Tightness Amongst Young Athletes of Pakistan

The Effectiveness of Muscle Energy Technique and Friction Massage in Hamstring Tightness Amongst Young Athletes of Pakistan The Effectiveness of Muscle Energy Technique and Friction Massage in Hamstring Tightness Amongst Young Athletes of Pakistan - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached (...) the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. The Effectiveness of Muscle Energy Technique and Friction Massage in Hamstring Tightness Amongst Young Athletes of Pakistan The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03680300 Recruitment Status

2018 Clinical Trials

134. Effects of Connective Tissue Massage in Women With Overactive Bladder

Effects of Connective Tissue Massage in Women With Overactive Bladder Effects of Connective Tissue Massage in Women With Overactive Bladder - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Effects (...) of Connective Tissue Massage in Women With Overactive Bladder The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our for details. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03695692 Recruitment Status : Recruiting First Posted : October 4, 2018 Last Update Posted : October 4, 2018 See

2018 Clinical Trials

135. Clinical Effect of Massage Chair on Older Adults

Clinical Effect of Massage Chair on Older Adults Clinical Effect of Massage Chair on Older Adults - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Clinical Effect of Massage Chair on Older Adults (SEAT (...) provided by (Responsible Party): Eunju Lee, Asan Medical Center Study Details Study Description Go to Brief Summary: The use of massage chairs is becoming more popular in many countries. According to the previous reports, some manual massages have positive effects on the mood, pain, fatigue, and sleep quality. However, the clinical benefits of the massage chair have not been fully understood. In this trial, it is aimed to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of the 6-month regular use of massage chair

2018 Clinical Trials

136. Cancer Pain Relief After Healing Touch and Massage. (Abstract)

Cancer Pain Relief After Healing Touch and Massage. To establish and compare the effectiveness of Healing Touch (HT) and Oncology Massage (OM) therapies on cancer patients' pain.pretest/post-test, observational, retrospective study.Outpatient oncology setting at an academic hybrid, multisite, community-based cancer institute.n = 572 cancer outpatients.Patients reported pain before and after receiving a single session of either HT or OM from a certified practitioner.Pain scores from 0 = no pain

2018 Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

137. Corrigendum to "Effectiveness of Massage Therapy and Abdominal Hypopressive Gymnastics in Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study". Full Text available with Trip Pro

Corrigendum to "Effectiveness of Massage Therapy and Abdominal Hypopressive Gymnastics in Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study". [This corrects the article DOI: 10.1155/2018/3684194.].

2018 Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine (eCAM) Controlled trial quality: uncertain

138. Carotid Sinus Massage in Syncope Evaluation: A Nonspecific and Dubious Diagnostic Method Full Text available with Trip Pro

Carotid Sinus Massage in Syncope Evaluation: A Nonspecific and Dubious Diagnostic Method Carotid sinus hypersensitivity (CSH) is a frequent finding in the evaluation of syncope. However, its significance in the clinical setting is still dubious. A new criterion was proposed by Solari et al. with a symptomatic systolic blood pressure (SBP) cut-off value of ≤ 85 mmHg to refine the vasodepressor (VD) response diagnosis.To determine and compare the response to carotid sinus massage (CSM

2018 Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

139. Carotid Sinus Massage in Syncope Evaluation: A Nonspecific and Dubious Diagnostic Method Full Text available with Trip Pro

Carotid Sinus Massage in Syncope Evaluation: A Nonspecific and Dubious Diagnostic Method 30110050 2018 09 10 2018 12 02 1678-4170 111 1 2018 07 Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia Arq. Bras. Cardiol. Carotid Sinus Massage in Syncope Evaluation: A Nonspecific and Dubious Diagnostic Method. 92-93 S0066-782X2018000700092 10.5935/abc.20180134 Mateos José Carlos Pachón JCP Universidade de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, SP - Brazil. Hospital do Coração de São Paulo (HCor), São Paulo, SP - Brazil (...) . Instituto Dante Pazzanese de Cardiologia, São Paulo, SP - Brazil. eng por Editorial Comment Brazil Arq Bras Cardiol 0421031 0066-782X IM Arq Bras Cardiol. 2018 Jul;111(1):84-91 30110049 Carotid Sinus Humans Massage Syncope 2018 8 16 6 0 2018 8 16 6 0 2018 9 11 6 0 ppublish 30110050 S0066-782X2018000700092 10.5935/abc.20180134 PMC6078375 Arch Intern Med. 2006 Mar 13;166(5):515-20 16534037 Aging Clin Exp Res. 2011 Aug;23(4):304-8 22067373 Circulation. 2017 Aug 1;136(5):e60-e122 28280231 Eur Heart J. 2018

2018 Arquivos brasileiros de cardiologia

140. The Effects of Hand Massage on Stress and Agitation Among People with Dementia in a Hospital Setting: A Pilot Study Full Text available with Trip Pro

The Effects of Hand Massage on Stress and Agitation Among People with Dementia in a Hospital Setting: A Pilot Study Agitation in people with dementia is a growing concern as it causes distress for both patients and their nurses and may contribute to relational disorders. Previous studies involving patients with dementia living in long-term care facilities have reported decreased agitation following massage. The objective of this pilot study was to investigate the effect of hand massage (...) on agitation and biological markers of stress in patients with dementia hospitalized in an acute geriatric psychiatry service. In this randomized controlled trial we included 40 agitated patients with dementia with an intervention group and a control group. The study is designed to test the effect of seven hand massages over three continuous weeks on agitation and levels of salivary cortisol (sC) and alpha-amylase (sAA). Compared to the control group, the intervention group exhibited larger increases in sC

2018 Applied psychophysiology and biofeedback Controlled trial quality: uncertain

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