Self-Massage To Relieve Pain?

Self-Massage To Relieve Pain? - Page 1

Curejoy Expert Dipti Mothay Explains:
Massage seems to ease pain in several different ways. Massaging can increase blood flow to sore, stiff joints and muscles, which are warmed by the extra circulation. As reported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, animal studies have found that massage also triggers the release of natural painkillers called opioids in the brain.

Self-Massage Techniques for Fast Relief:

Self-Massage for Shoulder and Neck Pain

-Reach across your chest with your right hand, resting the palm on top of the left shoulder.
-Keep your fingers on your back and press the knuckle of your thumb against the neck muscle.
-Slowly rotate your head and neck, pressing neck muscles against the thumb knuckle.
-Keep your hand in the same place, then press into your back muscle (between your shoulder blade and spine) with your fingertips and rotate your left shoulder blade.
-Switch arms and repeat on the right side.

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