Study Finds Massage Eases Pain and Anxiety of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Patients

 

A recent study found that children who have undergone cardiac surgery are both less anxious and in less pain after receiving regular massage therapy sessions. This positive outcome is likely due to the fact that massages induce the body to release hormones that have the effect of calming the nerves and soothing pain.

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