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The Benefits of Medical Massage FootnotesThe Benefits of Medical Massage FootnotesThe Benefits of Medical Massage FootnotesThe Benefits of Medical Massage FootnotesThe Benefits of Medical Massage FootnotesBy Narda Robinson, DVM, DO1. Calvert RN. The History of Massage. Rochester, Vermont: Healing Arts Press, 2002, p. 27. 

2. Mainous RO. Infant massage as a component of developmental care: past, present, and future.  Holist Nurs Pract.  2002;17(1):1-7.

3. Diego MA and Field T. Moderate pressure massage elicits a parasympathetic nervous system response. International Journal of Neuroscience.  2009;119:630-638.

4. Touch Research Institute. Massage Therapy Research. Touchpoints.  2010;17(3):1.  Accessed at http://www6.miami.edu/touch-research/Touchpoints%20Summer%202010.pdf on 07-20-10.

5. Diego MA and Field T. Moderate pressure massage elicits a parasympathetic nervous system response. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2009;119:630-638.

6. Diego MA, Field T, and Hernandez-Reif M. Temperature increases in preterm infants during massage therapy. Infant Behav Dev. 2008;31(1):149-152.

7. Feldman R, Singer M, and Zagoory O. Touch attenuates infants’ physiological reactivity to stress. Developmental Science.  2010;13(2):271-278.

8. Diego MA and Field T. Moderate pressure massage elicits a parasympathetic nervous system response. International Journal of Neuroscience. 2009;119:630-638.

9. Lutz W and Sulkowski WJ. Vagus nerve participates in regulation of the airways:  inflammatory response and hyperreactivity induced by occupational asthmogens.  International J Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health. 2004;17(4):417-431.

10. Gellhorn E. Principles of Autonomic-somatic Integrations: Physiologic Basis and Psychological and Clinical Implications. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota press, 1967, pp 52-163. Cited in: Cottingham JT, Porges SW, and Lyon T. Effects of soft tissue mobilization (Rolfing pelvic lift) on parasympathetic tone in two age groups.  Physical Therapy. 1988;68(3):352-356.

11.  Huang SY, Di Santo M, Wadden KP, et al. Short-duration massage at the hamstrings musculotendinous junction induces greater range of motion. J Strength and Conditioning Research. 2010; epub ahead of print.

12. Huang J, Wang Y, Jiang D, et al. The sympathetic-vagal balance against endotoxemia.  J Neural Transm. 2010;117:729-735.

13. Field T, Diego MA, Hernandez-Reif M, et al. Moderate versus light pressure massage therapy leads to greater weight gain in preterm infants. Infant Behav Dev.  2006;29(4):574-578.

14. Bansal V, Costantini T, Ryu SY, et al. Stimulating the central nervous system to prevent intestinal dysfunction after traumatic brain injury. J Trauma  2010;68:1059-1064.

15. Chang HY, Mashimo H, and Goyal RK. Musings on the wanderer: What’s new in our understanding of vago-vagal reflex? IV. Current concepts of vagal efferent projections to the gut. Am J Phys Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology. 2003;284:G357-G366. Cited in:  Field T, Diego M, and Hernandez-Reif M. Preterm infant massage therapy research: A review. Infant Behavior & Development. 2010;33:115-124.

16. Field T, Diego M, Hernandez-Reif M, et al. Insulin and insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) increase in preterm infants following massage therapy. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. 2008;29:463-466.

17. Holst S, Lund I, Petersson M, et al. Massage-like stroking influences plasma levels of gastrointestinal hormones, including insulin, and increases weight gain in male rats.  Autonomic Neuroscience: Basic and Clinical. 2005;120:73-79.

18. Blunden T. Diagnosis and treatment of common disorders of newborn puppies. In Practice. 1988; 10(5):175-184. 

19. Gao Z, Muller MH, Karpitschka M, et al. Role of the vagus nerve on the development of postoperative ileus. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2010;395:407-411

20. Lubbers T, Buurman W, and Luyer M. Controlling postoperative ileus by vagal activation. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16(14):1683-1687.

21. Gil K, Bugajski A, Kurnik M, et al. Physiological and morphological effects of long-term vagal stimulation in diet induced obesity in rats. J Phys Pharm. 2009;60 (Supp 3):61-66.

22. Kibcolt JK. Stress, food, and inflammation: Psychoneuroimmunology and nutrition at the cutting edge. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2010;72:365-369

23. Hatayama T, Kitamura S, Tamura C, et al. The facial massage reduced anxiety and negative mood status, and increased sympathetic nervous activity. Biomedical Research.  2008;29(6):317-320.

24. Personal experience of the author.

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