How Can Massage Therapy Help Sciatica?

Massage therapy is the best way of making your body remain fresh and relaxed. Moreover, a scientific study has shown that having a massage therapy will help relieve you from sciatica pain. Sciatica is a condition where one experiences a sharp burning pain from your back to other parts of your legs. The sciatica pain is due to the compression of the nerve roots in the spinal cord, which if not treated fast can cause difficulties in walking. Try using a message therapy in case you have sciatica, and you will benefit in the following ways.
Reduces the Tightness and Muscle Spasms

A massage at your lower back will help to lessen the tightness of your muscles which may affect the position of the vertebra. You should understand that tight muscles tend to cause misalignment of the vertebra, which then presses on the spinal nerve, this will cause you a lot of pain. A muscle spasm is another cause of sciatica with one experiencing a lot of pain in the morning. The pain is due to the tightening of muscles around the back putting pressure on the sciatic nerve. A thorough message at the lower back will loosen the muscles, thus relieving the pain.
Manages the pain
Having a massage therapy at the muscles of your buttocks and the back of your legs will stimulate the blood circulation within the tight muscles receiving fresh blood. The blood contains oxygen which will improve the functioning of the muscles hence less pain. You only need a deep massage to loosen the muscles and also stimulate the release of endorphins which relieves pain.


Reduces Inflammation
Sometimes the sciatica condition causes inflammation to the lower back or some parts of the leg. A massage therapy will stimulate the lymphatic systems flushing out the toxins, excess fluids and white blood cells in the inflamed par.

A massage therapy is a natural way of getting rid of the sciatica pain. You do not need to waste your time and money getting medication at the hospital, you only need to stimulate the soft tissues through a massage therapy and remain healthy.

To schedule your appointment with a certified professional, contact LaVida Massage of Tampa, FL today.

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