Massage Therapy for Stiff Neck
Stiffness of the neck is one of the most common issues faced by most people at some point in their lives. This may either be caused by wrong sleeping posture, over work, straining through exercise, incorrect movement of the head or sudden brisk movement of the neck.Though stiff neck does not indicate the presence of a serious medical condition, it may interfere with your daily routine and make it difficult for you to get to sleep.Massage therapyMassage therapy is considered to be one of the most ancient and convenient forms of therapy that can be helpful in alleviating stiffness of the neck.It is preferable that the massage be performed by someone else. You can ask the help of a friend or a professional massage therapist. But if no one is there to help you, you can perform the massage yourself to get relief.One of the best ways of massaging your stiff muscles is by using the pressure from your thumb or finger pads and massaging your neck in a circular motion.You can also use natural or herbal oils for lubrication. Olive oil is said to be the most effective since it is known to have healing properties.According to studies, massage therapy is one of the safest and most effective management tools for stiff neck and neck pain. However, caution must be exercised when massaging your neck. Applying excessive pressure on the sides of your neck is prohibited as it may lead to dizziness or fainting.
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Sandy Springs, GA 30328
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