Shoulder pain is a common problem that thousands of people face each day for a variety of reasons such as injury, disease, over-trained muscles, or tendonitis. Whatever the reason, muscle pain can be relieved with a simple London massage. Massages are increasing in popularity for general pain reduction and it had been revealed that this method is used as a substitute for pain killer medications. Not only will a massage provide pain relief in the shoulder, but the body will receive even more health benefits as well.
The Causes of Shoulder Pain
There are many reasons as to why one could develop pain in the shoulder. The list of possible causes includes a range of mild problems to more severe conditions such as:
- Torn Cartilage
- Frozen Shoulder
- Tennis Elbow
- Broken Arm
- Avascular Necrosis
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Overworked Muscles
- Separated Shoulder
- Septic Arthritis
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Dislocated Shoulder
- Cardiovascular Disease
A shoulder massage is a great way to relieve the pain, but it will not cure a serious condition. Please consult with a physician if shoulder pain persists even after one of our massages. In a standard case, yes, a massage will be the best option for relieving shoulder pain and includes a load of other helpful benefits for the body.
The Benefits of a London Massage
A shoulder massage done by professionals is a proven way of improving mobility and reducing pain of the shoulder muscles. Besides pain relief, a shoulder London massage will:
- Improve the Immune System
- Aid the Digestion Process
- Stimulates the Product of Endorphins (Known as the Body’s Natural Pain Killers)
- Blocks the Nerves from Sending Pain Signals to the Brain
- Increases the Release of Toxins and Wastes in the Body
- Boosts the Circulation of Blood and Oxygen
- Improves the Lymph System
- Provides an Overall Well-Being
These are only the main benefits as there are many more that comes with a good massage. The type of massage you receive plays a factor in the benefits as well, so give us a call to see which one is best for your situation.
What Types of Techniques Are Used in a Shoulder Massage?
A shoulder massage typically involves the process of applying pressure to the shoulders by squeezing the muscles within them. Circular motions should be used on the sides of your spine as well. Of course, this can be quite difficult to do on your own which is why it is best to have your shoulders looked at and worked by a professional masseuse. In the meantime, you can apply ice to the shoulders to reduce any pain or swelling until your schedule appointment.
Our massage involves the release of the soft tissues located in the chest and upper back. The muscles in each of these areas are constantly pulling on each other when we perform activities such as bending and lifting. Stretching before strenuous activity as well as massages is a surefire way to avoid unnecessary tension.