A recent study by the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has found that aerobic exercise reduces levels of disability, anxiety, depression and pain in those with chronic lower back pain.
“The current meta-analysis provides reliable evidence that aerobic exercise could effectively diminish pain intensity and improve the physical and psychologic functioning of chronic lower back pain patients”
Jennifer Wayte, President of FHT, recently contributed to a massage article published in Arthritis Digest magazine, in which readers are pointed to the FHT’s Accredited Register if looking for a therapist.
Amongst other things, the two-page article covers different types of massage, the potential benefits of treatment to people affected by arthritis, the existing evidence base and what to expect during a treatment.
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