Portions of Interstate 65 in downtown Indianapolis will be closed for bridge repairs beginning on or after July 1. Construction may impact travel to IU Health facilities in the area. Learn more.
Partes de la Interestatal 65 en el centro de Indianápolis estarán cerradas para reparaciones de puentes que empiezan en o después del 1 de Julio. La construcción puede afectar el viaje a los centros hospitalarios de IU Health en el área.
Integrative medicine and palliative care specialists recommend therapeutic massage for children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses. Massage therapy can reduce pain and anxiety and improve some symptoms.
At Riley at IU Health, certified massage therapists offer Swedish style massage using the five basic strokes with techniques that vary from light to vigorous. Each hands-on session is tailored to your child’s age and medical treatment plan. Sessions can vary from an overall gentle relaxation massage to a foot massage, including reflexology or chair massage.
Therapeutic massage has proven benefits, including decreased anxiety, fatigue, joint stiffness, pain and stress. It also helps improve sleep and promotes a general sense of well-being.
All massage therapists at Riley at IU Health are licensed and certified to practice therapeutic massage. You can expect the following from a therapeutic massage session:
Your child’s massage therapy session will last from 30 minutes to one hour. Following massage therapy, your child can resume regular activity.