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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Massage Therapy

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a painful systemic illness that affects multiple parts of the body. It is commonly thought that it mostly causes pain as inflammation attacks cartilage and bone in the joints. People who have been diagnosed often use medication and other techniques such as heat/ice, rest and other techniques to manage their debilitating symptoms. One consideration for therapeutic support where sufferers are often cautious, is massage therapy.  The worry is that using the stroke and pressure techniques [...]