Mothers who had massage therapy after caesarean birth had increased relaxation, decreased pain, decreased stress, and decreased opioid use.
Massage Improves Children’s Surgical Postoperative Recovery
Children receiving postoperative massage therapy had significantly lower anxiety and lower exposure to benzodiazepines than the standard of care group.
Marjorie Brook – Proactive Ways to Prevent Postoperative Adhesion Formation
Gentle appropriate movement helps to prevent excessive scar tissue and keep scar tissue from limiting future movement.