Help alleviate back pain with this unique massage therapy technique
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, about 80 percent of adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. It’s also interesting to note that the majority of low back pain is simply due to problems with how the spine, muscle, intervertebral discs and nerves fit together and move. When you consider other factors that can affect your back like age, fitness level and genetics, it’s even more critical to find a reliable, less invasive treatment to alleviate back pain.
Massage is a great way to treat back pain and one of the most effective, though lesser known methods, is Ashiatsu. In fact, Ashiatsu and the back were made for each other.
Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy is a massage therapy that is rooted in ancient techniques, yet also combines elements of both western and eastern massage. What makes Ashiatsu unique is that the application of massage is provided by the feet of the massage therapist. While using Ashi (feet) and Atsu (pressure), the therapist is supported by overhead bars that allow him or her to use gravity while moving along the back strategically, easily making adjustments in foot placement.
Here are three amazing benefits of using Ashiatsu for back pain:
1. It can improve posture. Bad posture not only strains muscles, but can damage the spine. Good posture is the key to a healthy back.
2. Relief of stress and tension. Stress can cause muscle tension, and muscle tension causes stress. End the vicious cycle.
3. Offers an adjustment or alignment that stretches and decompresses the lower back.
Try Ashiatsu for your back pain and experience what’s been known for centuries; improvement of your quality of life and overall well-being.
For more information on Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy and other massage techniques for back pain, contact us.