Massage & Bodywork

NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2015

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F r e e S O A P n o t e s w i t h M a s s a g e B o o k f o r A B M P m e m b e r s : a b m p . u s / M a s s a g e b o o k 45 F r e e S O A P n o t e s w i t h M a s s a g e B o o k f o r A B M P m e m b e r s : a b m p . u s / M a s s a g e b o o k 45 According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 16 adults are newly diagnosed with diabetes and two people die of diabetes-related causes every five minutes. There are many treatments to help this dire situation, such as a change in diet, physical activity, and prescription medications. Even with treatment options, most diabetics develop complications associated with their disease. Peripheral neuropathy is one of the most common complications, affecting up to 50 percent of diabetic patients and causing pain, numbness, and tingling in the feet and sometimes hands. SOMATIC RESEARCH education Relief for the Diabetic Client Thai Foot Massage May Improve Foot Motion, Sensation, and Balance By Jerrilyn Cambron

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