Massage therapy in the treatment of lymphedema

Michael J Bernas, Marlys H Witte, Benjamin Kriederman, Peré Summers, Charles Witte

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Abstract

The ongoing NCCAM-supported experimental and clinical translational approaches should shed light not only on the physiologic mechanisms underlying the benefits of massage therapy but could also, if successful in defined populations of patients, have a substantial impact by providing a simpler, more cost-effective LE treatment alternative worldwide.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)58-68
Number of pages11
JournalIEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine
Volume24
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2005

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Lymphedema
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Massage therapy in the treatment of lymphedema. / Bernas, Michael J; Witte, Marlys H; Kriederman, Benjamin; Summers, Peré; Witte, Charles.

In: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, Vol. 24, No. 2, 03.2005, p. 58-68.

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Bernas, Michael J ; Witte, Marlys H ; Kriederman, Benjamin ; Summers, Peré ; Witte, Charles. / Massage therapy in the treatment of lymphedema. In: IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine. 2005 ; Vol. 24, No. 2. pp. 58-68.
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