Category: Dementia

Nov 16

Trouble Sleeping Try a Back Massage

Back massage means only the back is worked on. This technique appeals to people who just do not have the time for a full body massage. The treatment is designed to relax and ease tension in the back where muscle problems most often occur. The history of massage dates back thousands of years to ancient …

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Sep 21

Massage Therapy Treating People with Dementia

Massage is a “hands on” treatment in which a therapist manipulates muscles and other soft tissues of the body to improve health and well-being. Varieties of massage range from gentle stroking and kneading of muscles and other soft tissues to deeper manual techniques. Massage has been practiced as a healing therapy for centuries in nearly …

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