Therapeutic Massage

  • Category:

    Pain Treatment - Non-pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    Not Specified.

  • Tags:

    Massage, Physical strategies.

  • Type of Document:

    Treatment Guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    All types of pain.

  • Author:

    Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT, USA

The purpose of this document is to provide guidelines for therapeutic massage as an intervention to promote healing and comfort and to reduce anxiety. Massage therapy is a modality that compliments and patient’s individualized treatment plan and promotes healing and relaxation.