Deep Tissue Massage for Chronic & Acute Back Pain
Deep Tissue Massage may be what you need to relieve the pain. but which type of pain we could do massage?
What is Acute Back Pain?
came on suddenly after an accident or injury, That is called Acute Pain. pain can last a few days to a weeks and is usually caused by soft tissue damage, like a sprain or strain. Acute Back pain
its come with 4 symptom
pain ( sometime together with weekness legs)
warm on the skin or injury area.
-for massage is not recommend for Acute pain until this 4 symptom is control.
-Rest & Posture consultation by physician
-Apply Cold Put an ice pack on your back for 5-10 minutes to reduce inflammation, And be sure to wrap the ice pack in a towel to protect your skin. then consult Physician dr.
What is Chronic Back Pain?
pain that lasts more than three months. It may get worse over time, or reoccur. This is called Chronic Back Pain. Chronic back pain can also be caused by injury and overuse, as well as joint dysfunction, fractures, structural issues, and disease. often becomes progressively worse over time or reoccurs, and continues after the injury is healed. limit your ability to perform activities and sports
-Get a Massage
-Apply Heat 10-15 Min to improve circulation, But if you use a heating pad, be careful. Don’t set it on “high” or fall asleep with it on your skin
-Exercises (your “core”).
How Can Deep Tissue Massage Help?
helps to release tension and restore flexibility.
Focusing deep pressure into the muscles and connective tissue helps ease pain .(The muscles in your back can become fatigued and full of lactic acid, which can result in stiffness and pain)
increasing blood flow to the injured area, speeding up the healing process.
help with the emotional experience that often coincides with both Acute and Chronic pain. Massage can be very helpful in reducing anxiety and depression, two common side effects of Chronic pain.
information by Nopparat Gianfreda