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Alnigenis MN. Massage therapy in the management of fibromyalgia: a pilot study. J Musculoskeletal Pain. 2001;9(2):55-67.

Bascom A. complementary and alternative therapies in occupational health. Part II – specific therapies. AAOHN J. 2002;50(10):468-477, quiz 478-479.

Brady LH, Henry K, Luth JF 2 nd , Casper-Bruett KK. The effects of shiatsu on lower back pain.J Holist Nurs. 2001;19(1):57-70.

Cassileth BR; Vickers AJ Massage therapy for symptom control: outcome study at a major cancer center. J Pain Symptom Manage 2004 Sep;28(3):244-9.

Cherkin DC, Eisenberg D, Sherman KJ, et al. Randomized trial comparing traditional Chinese medical acupuncture, therapeutic massage, and self-care education for chronic low back pain.Arch Intern Med . 2001;161(8):1081-1088.

Field T. Massage therapy [Review]. Med Clin North Am. 2002;86(1):163-171.

Field T, Grizzle N, Scafidi F, Abrams S, Richardson S. Massage therapy for infants of depressed mothers. Infant Behav Dev. 1996;19:109-114.

Field T, Ironson G, Scafidi F, et al. Massage therapy reduces anxiety and enhances EEG pattern of alertness and math computations. Int J Neurosci. 1996;86(3-4):197-205.

Field T, Hernandez-Reif M, LaGreca A, Shaw K, Schanberg S, Kuhn C. Massage therapy lowers blood glucose levels in children with Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Spectrum. 1997;10:237-239.

Field T, Hernandez-Reif M, Seligman S, et al. Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis: benefits from massage therapy. J Pediatr Psychol . 1997;22(5):607-617.

Field T, Lasko D, Mundy P, et al. Brief report: autistic children’s attentiveness and responsivity improve after touch therapy. J Autism Dev Disord. 1997;27(3):333-338.

Field T, Schanberg S, Kuhn C et al. Bulimic adolescents benefit from massage therapy.Adolescence . 1998;33(131):555-563.

Field TM, Quintino O, Hernandez-Reif M, Koslovsky G. Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder benefit from massage therapy. Adolescence . 1998;33(129):103-108.

Furlan AD, Brosseau L, Imamura M, Irvin E. Massage for low-back pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2002;(2):CD001929.

Furlan AD, Brosseau L, Imamura M, Irvin E. Massage for low-back pain: a systematic review within the framework of the Cochrane Collaboration Back Review Group. Spine.2002;27(17):1896-1910.

Hamill OP, McBride DW Jr. Mechanoreceptive membrane channels. Am Sci . 1995;83(1):30-37.

Harris RE, Clauw DJ. The use of complementary medical therapies in the management of myofascial pain disorders. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2002;6(5):370-374.

Hernandez-Reif M. Premenstrual symptoms are relieved by massage therapy. J Psychosom Ob Gyn. 2000;21:9.

Hernandez-Reif M, Field T, Krasnegor J, Martinez E, Schwartzman M, Mavunda K. Children with cystic fibrosis benefit from massage therapy. J Pediatr Psychol . 1999;24(2):175-181.

Hernandez-Reif M, Field T, Krasnegor J, Theakston H. Lower back pain is reduced and range of motion increased after massage therapy. Int J Neurosci. 2001;106(3-4):131-145.

Mainous RO. Infant massage as a component of development care: past, present, and future.Holist Nurs Pract. 2002;16(5):1-7

Payne J. The benefits of baby massage in the management and prevention of postnatal depression. J Chartered Physiother Womens Health . 1999;84:10-13.

Preyde M. Effectiveness of massage therapy for subacute low-back pain: a randomized controlled trial. CMAJ . 2000 Jun 27;162(13):1815-1820.

Richards A. Hands on help. Nurs Times . 1998;94(32):69-72, 75.

Scafidi FA, Field T, Schanberg SM. Factors that predict which preterm infants benefit most from massage therapy. J Dev Behav Pediatr . 1993;14(3):176-180.

Schachner L, Field T, Hernandez-Reif M, Duarte AM, Krasnegor J. Atopic dermatitis symptoms decreased in children following massage therapy. Pediatr Dermatol . 1998;15(5):390-395.

Smith MC, Stallings MA, Mariner S, Burrall M. Benefits of massage therapy for hospitalized patients: a descriptive and qualitative evaluation. Altern Ther Health Med . 1999;5(4):64-71.

Vickers A, Zollman C. Massage therapies. BMJ . 1999;319(7219):1254-1257.