Real-world massage is effective treatment for low back pain, study shows

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In the first study of its kind, researchers found real-world massage therapy to be an effective treatment for chronic low back pain.

Niki Munk, an assistant professor of health sciences in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and one of the co-first authors of the study, said that the study’s findings are important, given the large number of people who suffer low back pain in the U.S.