7.06.2010

Massage Helps Reduce Dentists' Pain

Although many people are afraid of going to the dentist, turns out that dentists themselves struggle with pain, too. According to recent research of almost 400 dentists, 72 percent report should pain, 70 percent suffer from neck pain and about half have low-back pain.

Although dentists in Thailand have long been using massage therapy to reduce their pain, U.S. doctors haven't quite jumped on the massage bandwagon yet. It's estimated that traditional Thai massage can reduce pain by 52 percent of those affected. Read the full article on how massage can help reduce dentists' pain here.

So how can you help if you're a massage therapist? Start offering massage therapy services to dentists in your area!