Can Getting A Massage Help Your Back Pain?

Can Getting A Massage Help Your Back Pain? | SF Custom Chiropractic

We are happy to inform you that the answer is YES. Getting a Massage is one of the treatments you can get to help your back pain. Getting a massage can be beneficial for most types of pain due to physical and psychological effects. Whether you are suffering from an injury-related pain, stress, or a sudden onset of low back pain, a massage can help work realigning muscles and connective tissues. As you might be well aware, massages also have the ability to help you relax mentally allowing your body and mind to help you heal.

What A Massage Can Improve

Now we know that massages are great in general but do you know the details of why? Here is a common list of outcomes that massages can help with your back pain.

  • Chronic tightness/stiffness
  • Mobility & flexibility
  • Increased blood flow & circulation
  • Increased endorphin levels
  • Decrease spasms
  • Improve sleep
  • Improve muscle recovery

How A Massage Will Relieve Back Pain?

Massage therapists and chiropractors locate the root of the issue and treat accordingly. With a deep tissue massage, your body will get worked to relieve tension and break down adhesions. These are caused due to your muscles being overworked via chronic muscle tension or possible injury to compensate for a weaker part of your body. Your therapist is trained to find these muscle adhesions in your back and massage them until they are loose. Your spine is your main supporter of movement, when this is impaired in any way, it can cause more harm than just back pain.

Back Pain Relief with Massage Therapy

The longer you go without treatment, the more pain you may likely experience. If you think you have pulled a muscle in your back or are just feeling a sudden pain, schedule an appointment. Getting a deep tissue massage for even just 30 minutes can help send stress away and bring back mobility in your muscle groups. Contact us for more information or schedule an appointment online!


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