Author massage body japan Anma ahhh massage neenah wi is a traditional style of Japanese massage, one of touch and manual therapies, and one of the most popular CAM therapies in Japan. It was brought from China in the 6th century and, while based on the theory of Chinese medicine, it developed in Japan according to Japanese preference and has recently come to include theories of Bodj medicine.
The purpose of this study was to clarify the physical and psychological effects of Anma therapy. Fifteen healthy female volunteers in their fifth decade, with chronic muscle stiffness in the neck and shoulder, received two interventions: The design was cross-over massage body japan.
Participants massagr randomly divided into two groups. Group A was started on Anma therapy from the first day followed by the rest intervention after a 3-day interval.
The order of the Anma therapy and the rest intervention reversed for Group B. Massagf Analogue Scale VAS score for muscle stiffness in the neck and shoulder, state anxiety score, and salivary cortisol massage body japan levels and secretory immunoglobulin A s-IgA were measured pre- and post-interventions.
Anma therapy significantly reduced VAS scores and state anxiety scores. S-IgA concentration levels increased significantly across both groups.
Anma therapy reduced muscle stiffness in the neck and shoulder and anxiety levels in this pilot study of year-old females.