Massage Therapy Reduces Occupational Stress

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A study published in March 2019 by the International Journal for Massage Therapy shows that massage therapy can effectively treat occupational stress for emergency medical personnel.

Background: Results of various studies indicate that emergency medical service (EMS) staff suffer from occupational stress that adversely affects their quality of life and their care quality.
Purpose: This study aimed at determining the effect of massage on occupational stress experienced by emergency medical service staff.

Setting: Prehospital emergency medical services stations of a city in the southwest of Iran.
Participants: A total of 58 members of staff of the emergency medical services, working in prehospital emergency medical services stations.

Conclusions: The training and the application of massage therapy can serve as an effective method in reducing occupational stress in emergency medical centers.

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