New publication: Massage for osteoarthritis of the knee

New publication: Massage for osteoarthritis of the knee

The results of our clinical trial on massage for osteoarthritis of the knee were published in December 2018 in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. This trial examined the effects of whole-body massage on osteoarthritis of the knee, compared to an active control (light touch) and usual care. Our findings indicated that at 8 weeks, massage significantly improved WOMAC Global scores compared to light touch and usual care, and that a longer-term biweekly dose of massage maintained these improvements, but did not provide additional benefit beyond usual care after the initial 8 weeks of treatment.