Category: Cancer

Jan 17

Thai Massage Boosts Immune Systems

Thai yoga massage, also simply called Thai massage, is a 2,500-year-old Ayurvedic-based body science developed and popularized by Buddha’s doctor, Jivaka Kumar Bhaccha. A trained Thai Yoga massage therapist stretches a person with specific, assisted yoga poses. The philosophy behind Thai yoga massage techniques focuses on energy points called “sen.” As the Thai massage therapist …

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Sep 11

Aromatherapy Massage Help Women with Breast Cancer

Aromatherapy massage combines the physical and emotional effects of gentle massage with the psychotherapeutic properties of essential oils. Theses massages are used most often in aromatherapy massage: Swedish, lymphatic, neuromuscular, acupressure or reflexology massages. During the massage, the skin is warmed and the blood drawn to the surface, increasing circulation and encouraging the elimination of …

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Jan 07

Reiki Therapy Effective for Symptom Management in Cancer Patients

Reiki practice dates back to a dedicated spiritual aspirant, Mikao Usui, in Japan in the 1920s. As brought to the United States from Japan in 1938, Reiki includes various levels of training, each involving a unique scope of practice. Students can learn First Degree (healing through light touch) and Second Degree (distant healing) in group …

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