The spine is the main component of the back region, and the benefits of spinal massages benefit the back and related areas such as the shoulders and neck.
A large number of people complain of back pain, which affects their way of life, impedes and limits their activities, and prevents them from performing their simple daily habits.
The main cause of back pain is the problems that afflict the spine, so you must take care of the health of the spine to reduce nagging back pain.
Tips for maintaining a healthy spine
Take care to sleep properly
For the integrity of the spine, you must choose a comfortable mattress for sleeping and pay attention to the presence of medical pillows.
Taking care to walk daily for about 30 minutes contributes to building core muscles, increases their flexibility, increases bone-building strength, and thus reduces pressure on the spine and prevents injury from any damage.
Adhere to a healthy sitting manner
The way you sit on the chair during work or at home affects determining the chance of the integrity of the spine or exposure to back pain, so it is necessary to choose a comfortable chair, as well as take regular breaks for sitting and walking short distances around the office or around the sitting room at home.
Exercising helps build strong muscles in all parts of the body, including those in the back, legs and stomach, which reduce stress on the spine and reduce the chance of serious injuries that could befall it.
In general, exercise is very important to build a strong and healthy body, but with regard to the spine, you must choose exercises that are concerned with stretching it and linking muscles and tissues that have a fundamental role in maintaining its health and integrity and preventing back pain.
Benefits of a spine massage
The spine is the main component of the back, and the back is one of the common body parts that need a massage, as the nerves pass through the spine and back massage has two types of benefits:
General spine massage benefits
- Spine massage makes life better
Spine massage gives a good feeling of relaxation and helps to get rid of negativity and enhances a positive outlook on life for those who care for it.
- It strengthens the sense of comfort
Spinal massage enhances the production of endorphins, dopamine and serotonin, and these substances are produced by the human body and help to feel comfortable, which works to treat pain, as well as spinal massage contributes to reducing pain in the lower back, and works to prevent depression and anxiety.
- Helps improve sleep
Spine massage makes muscles feel relaxed and reduces tension, which improves sleep and makes it more comfortable.
The therapeutic benefits of spine massage
- Reducing lower back pain
The back muscles are in a state of tension from excessive stress or repeated use, especially for those who perform strenuous exercises or who sit in the office for long and lasting periods of time, so it is necessary to do a spine massage to reduce lower back pain, because massaging these muscles leads to relieving tension.
- Reducing tension in the upper back
Continuous movement or permanent stillness leads to a feeling of pain in the neck and shoulder, and massaging the upper back may contribute to reducing tension in this area, and relieve migraine headaches.
- Stimulate blood circulation
Back massage helps in stimulating and stimulating blood circulation and increases blood flow to the back area, which in turn helps bring the blood loaded with oxygen and nutrients to the muscles and major organs.
- Help speed recovery
A spine massage helps tissues and muscles that have become weak or atrophied after a long history of back pain heal quickly.