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Choose Right Massage for Treating Lower Back Pain

Massage for back pain

Back pain is really common in youngsters but mostly people are not taking it seriously. Though it can make every day’s task a bit difficult and cause anxiety. It is important to look into different treatments for lower back pain as many of us are suffering from this. For decreasing this pain massage could be the best answer. It is the most effective and amazing treatment. 

What are the root causes of back pain?

There is no obvious reason for back pain so mostly it is known as “non-specific” conflicting this it could be specific originates from the soft tissues, bones, and joints. This type of mechanical pain lasts a few days and gets better with time. It may feel worse when lifting something heavy. It could also be because of sitting in the wrong posture for a long time.

Besides these common reasons, back pain could be caused by some medical reasons such as slip disc, sciatica, and spondylolisthesis. It is important to find the reason for your back pain and then invest in the right treatment.

Why is massage beneficial for back pain?

Massage is considered as most low-risk and beneficial, easiest, and safest treatment for lower back pain. Massage for lower back pain includes the following benefits.

  • Increase endorphin level
  • Increase blood flow
  • Decrease tension in muscles
  • Increase range of motion
  • Breakdown of scar tissue

Finding the right massage

Lower back pain is the most common pain that an average person suffers. Studies show that massage brought more relief than usual physical care steps. But sometimes you face a challenge in finding the right massage for your lower back pain. Because massage therapists vary in their level of experience and training. There is also a variety of massages available. The typical deep tissue massage and Swedish massage are good for relief from back pain, but the most effective technique for lower back pain is Shiatsu massage. Shiatsu tissue massage can be a lifesaver. 

In Shiatsu massage therapist applies pressure to different parts of the body in a proper sequence. It is really soothing and relaxing, providing you long lasting effects. It focuses on the body’s pressure points to promote the flow of healing energy throughout the body. So this massage is extremely effective at treating lower back pain.

Therapist apply deep pressure using their thumbs, fingers and palms in a continuous sequence. The fingers are used to apply pressure and therapist apply pressure on each point for two to eight seconds.

In some cases you may feel sore by deep pressure but it shouldn’t hurt. People some time define this soreness as “good pain”’

Let your massage therapist know if you feel discomfort or pain during your massage. They can adjust the pressure to make the massage more comfortable for you.

Usually shiatsu done on the mat on the floor or on a low massage table. However the sequence is often resemble to other types of massage, but no massage oil is used in it so it is typically done with the customer fully-clothed in loose, comfortable clothing.

Final Verdict 

At Elegance massage we do understand that lower back pain is very frustrating. That is why we spend more time on massage so we can provide better care and you won’t feel rushed. When you come to us for massage we will not only focus on back pain but we will provide comprehensive treatment and make sure your whole is moving and functioning. 


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