Having back pain? Get a massage. Getting a back massage will ease the sore tensed muscles in your back, and help to relieve the stress of back pain. Having a 30 minute massage either by a professional or a family member can produce long lasting relief from sore back muscles. And that being said, here’s an article from the site Lose The Back Pain, where it discusses what massage therapy is all about …
If done correctly, massage therapy can work wonders for people with back pain. It may not always be the best choice, and it may not work for everyone. But most people will get great results if the massage therapist has a good understanding of the human body, muscle imbalances, and how to work with them. A word of caution: Massage therapy should never be considered a substitute for proper medical attention.
As a massage therapist for the past 10 years, I have watched massage therapy grow in popularity and credibility to the point where the practice is now commonplace for those who suffer from back pain. There is no denying the positive effects massage can have on the body. Most massage therapists use a variety of techniques during a session, such as energy techniques and stretching, along with traditional massage. The Touch Research Institute at the University of Miami has coordinated over 100 studies that document the therapeutic effects of massage. One study on massage and back pain found that massage decreased back pain and depression while also improving sleep and range of motion for most joints.”
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The article mentioned that massage therapy helps ease back pain by reducing inflammation, increasing circulation within the body and providing much needed relaxation. However, it’s not an end-all, cure-all treatment for back pain nor is it right treatment of all individuals. Massage therapy should be part of an overall plan to help reduce and/or remove your back pain.