When you have chronic pain, massage therapy is one of the things that’s supposed to help. So why does the pain come back weeks, days, or even hours later? In this video, we’re discussing three reasons chronic pain doesn’t improve with massage. You’ll also learn a little about structural integration and how it stopped my chronic neck pain and headaches for good.
00:33 Massage focuses on extensor muscles
02:05 It’s not about loosening, it’s about balancing
04:10 When the structure isn’t organized, the pain will come back
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Journal article references:
Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians
Massage For Low Back Pain (Review)
A Randomized Clinical Trial of the Treatment Effects of Massage Compared to Relaxation Tape Recordings on Diffuse Long-Term Pain
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