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Rehabilitation

Muscle atrophy massage

10/13/2009

Question:

Is there a specfific form of massage that is more beneficial for muscle atrophy of a leg due to an injury that kept the person immobile for quite a few months?

Answer:

Massage cannot rebuild muscle but it may make you more comfortable if there is pain involved.

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Response by:

Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS
Sports Medicine Team Member
Clinical Instructor at The School of Allied Medical Professions
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University