Cancer and Massage: The Need for Less Pressure

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash Oncology massage is typically light in pressure.  This can be really frustrating to cancer patients who crave the firmer pressures of Swedish massage, or even deep tissue massage. We know now that skilled massage doesn’t cause cancer to spread, so why the gentle approach?   I understand the frustration, but […]

Does massage spread cancer?

  This post follows on from my previous one, entitled “Can I still get a massage if I have cancer?” It’s worth reading that one too if you haven’t already. In the last post I highlighted that there is no need to deny massage to people with a history of cancer provided that the treatment […]