Oncology Massage can be a beneficial adjunctive therapy for people affected with cancer including those in active treatment. Multiple recent studies link gentle oncology massage with significant reductions in pain, fatigue, nausea, depression, and anxiety. Study after study reports that Oncology Massage improves one's quality of life. .
Having cancer can be a stressful experience. For most people, massage is an immediate antidote to stress, pain and discomfort. The relaxing and rejuvenating effects of massage shift people away from the stress response which tenses muscles and inhibits digestion, to the relaxation response which enables the body's self-healing resources to be fully available.
Oncology massage is comfort based with a gentle touch tailored to each individual's needs. It can be received fully clothed. It is relaxing, restorative and nourishing for the mind, body and spirit.