Touch Research Institute
Welcome To The Touch Research Institute

The Touch Research Institute is dedicated to studying the effects of touch therapy. The TRIs have researched the effects of massage therapy at all stages of life, from newborns to senior citizens. In these studies theTRIs have shown that touch therapy has many positive effects. For example, massage therapy:

1. Facilitates weight gain in preterm infants
2. Enhances attentiveness
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Alleviates depressive symptoms
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Reduces pain
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Reduces stress hormones
6. Improves immune function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Touch Research Institute
University of Miami School of Medicine
P.O. Box 016820, Miami Fl, 33101
(Located at Mailman Center for Child Development 1601 NW 12th Ave, Miami FL, 33136, 7th Floor, Suite7037)
Phone: 305-243-6781
Fax: 305-243-6488
Email: tfield@med.miami.edu


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Touch Research Institute