Below you will find a list of websites where you can access and research some useful information about massage.

Research Council for Complementary Medicine

This website if very useful if you are in interested in conducting some research. It has a very good section which explains what research is, and discusses the difference between case studies, Cohort studies, surveys, clinical trials and systemic reviews

Touch Research Institute (TRI)

This site is a mine of information about past, present and future research from the TRI

Cochrane Collaboration

The Cochrane Library contains regularly updated evidence-based medicine databases


An archive of life-science journals

Massage Magazine

Exploring today's touch therapies

British Medical Journal (BMJ)

The BMJ is an international peer reviewed medical journal and a fully 'online first' publication. All the BMJ's original research is published in full on their website with open access.

The Prince's Foundation for Integrated Health

Information about the integration of complementary and conventional medicine including details of publications and conferences.

The Department of Health

Information on the Department's Research and Development policies.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine in the USA

Clear information about clinical trials and CAM, also information on proposed and current massage research.

The Wellcome Trust

An independent research funding charity that aims to improve human health. You can also access their recent publications and historical and modern books.

TRIO Therapy Services

Non-profit support - Therapy with another purpose.

The Asbestos and Mesothelioma Center

This website focuses on asbestos and all its negative health effects including mesothelioma. This organisation also provides free informational books, packets and a Patient Advocacy program.

Mesothelioma Group

A non-profit help community for patients suffering from mesothelioma.

Mesothelioma Resource Online

Recognised as an effective pain treatment for thousands of years, proof of Massage Therapy's ability to relieve mesothelioma symptoms is now emerging as well. Patients suffering from mesothelioma have seen an increased quality of life, renewal of energy and decreased discomfort level thanks to this practice. Visit this website which is an excellent resource with an extensive database of information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of Mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, as well as life expectancy.