Massage in the hospital

June 29, 2011


Most people who are in the hospital for cancer don’t expect to be offered a massage, acupuncture or guided imagery. However, at Mercy Hospital, patients in oncology and the heart hospital are offered these services at no charge thanks to a grant.

The services might seem like a luxury, but they have been proven to reduce nausea, anxiety and need for pain medication. Check out the story below for more information.

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