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Archives for February 13, 2012

A study that oversells massage therapy

If there’s one form of so-called “complementary and alternative medicine” (CAM) that I find more tolerable than most, it’s massage therapy. The reason, of course, is that, whatever else anyone claims about massage, there’s no doubt that it feels good. All too often, however, massage therapists ruin a perfectly good massage by imposing pseudoscientific and…