How Back Massage Therapy Reduces Your Back Pain

Back Massage Therapy

Nearly everyone likes a good massage. But without feeling good as well as relaxing, does back massage therapy provide health benefits? This question can come up in your mind at the very first time, when you decided to take a back massage session. A good back massage session can help you relieve lower and upper back pain. After a strenuous workout and/or sitting at a desk for a long time, most of the people suffer from back muscles pain and become tensed for over and repetitive use. In the time you take back massage session the tensed or painful muscles feel good and your tension will be released.

Benefits of Back Massage Therapy

There are many benefits of back massage therapy, including the general massage benefits. It is also claimed that back massage can relieve all types of lower back pain, upper back pain and often arthritis and musculoskeletal pain. Though it is difficult to prove, due to the reason, an extensive and well-designed study on massage therapy for back pain, funded by many Institutes of Health and wellness deserves attention.

  • Back massage can relieve your back pain.
  • Back massage can relieve tension from upper back.
  • Back massage can captivate the production of endorphins, dopamine and serotonin. These are some chemicals that make your body feel good.
  • Back massage can help relax the larger muscles and relieve tension, which helps to improve your sleep.
  • Back massage helps the healing process. It helps release tight or stiff muscles and you feel free and good.
  • Back massage helps stimulate blood circulation on your upper and lower back, increase oxygen and nutrients to the muscles.
  • Back massage is good in decreasing pain, most of the women feel in lower back in the time of labor.

There are several benefits of back massage therapy, especially good for lower and upper back pain. Your lower back pain can have potential causes. Pain in lower back can be your occasional ache and start giving you other issues. Most of the people believe Swedish Massage and/or Thai Massage have several benefits and good for upper and lower back pain. Back massage for lower & upper back pain relaxes your tensed and painful muscles.

If you like to take back massage, you should consult with a certified and experienced massage therapist. An experienced massage therapist only can help you relieve back pain with proper massage techniques.

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.