Can massage help neck pain?
Massage is very effective against neck pain. Certain types of massage such as deep tissue massage, chair massage, and trigger point massage could be highly beneficial.
- Chair massage: the neck, shoulders, and back are massaged while sitting face forward in a chair. Highly effective in relieving tension at the upper part of the body.
- Deep tissue massage: involves the application of pressure on specific trouble points. The troubled muscles are pushed into, often far down to the bone to provide relief.
- Trigger point massage: focuses on specific areas to relieve pain instead of working entire muscle groups. It pinpoints the exact problem spots makes use of deep pressure to coax and relax them. It loosens tight areas and relieves muscle pain and injuries and focuses on relieving even the minutest knots that cause tension in the body.