Massage in osteochondrosis can be made at any stage of the disease, but only if it is done by qualified experienced medical professional. Otherwise, you can provoke an aggravation of degenerative disc disease or cause amplification of pain already begun. When osteochondrosis actively used all kinds of massage.
What is osteochondrosis massage
When osteochondrosis degenerative-dystrophic changes in intervertebral discs cause impairment of spinal nerve roots, which are accompanied by severe pain. In order to protect the affected area in the body there is a strong reflex muscle spasm, but the spasm not only protects the place of pain from additional injury, but also intensifies the pain.
Treatment of osteoarthritis massage is performed to relieve pain and strengthen muscles that support the spine could not avoid infringing nerve roots. How to Massage in osteochondrosis? It is best left to professionals, but it can be done self-massage, as well as
Classic massage with osteochondrosis
Of course, the most effective is the classic manual massage made by an experienced masseur with medical education. Classical massage technique with osteochondrosis can relieve or reduce pain, strengthen muscles and prevent relapse. During exacerbation of osteochondrosis therapist will work on the place of pain is mediated through the painless areas of the body associated with the location of the pain reflex. And without exacerbation can already actively work on all areas where it is possible the emergence of pain and actively strengthen the muscles concerned.
Massage technique with osteochondrosis includes the following methods in the order of their performance: stroking, squeezing, kneading, shaking, rubbing, active and passive movement with resistance, percussion techniques, shaking. During exacerbation of pain experienced and less active therapist applies techniques from session to session increasing the impact, in line with the state of the patient.
Massage with cervical osteochondrosis should be done with extreme caution, because in this area there are many points related to the vital centers in the brain. Massage the neck with osteochondrosis is used in all stages of the disease, including massage is performed at an exacerbation of osteoarthritis. It should not be done only at very strong pains. Masseur performs all techniques of classical massage
Classical massage: the main thing - it's hands
, Focusing on tactile squeezing the muscles of the neck and hands and intensive kneading muscles and placed them in bundles appearing in osteochondrosis. This small diameter of 2-5 mm thick somewhat painful nodules, which are cured muscle protein structures. Such nodules compress the tissue, causing pain in them, and sometimes the pain from other areas gives to such nodules and magnified. Kneading them held for 3-5 minutes daily for 7-10 days or more before the disappearance of the nodules.
Massage in breast osteochondrosis, Massage in osteochondrosis of the lumbar, massage at the lumbar - sacral osteochondrosis - all of them are also held by all the rules of classical massage the entire back, including neck area and lower back.
For the prevention and treatment of osteochondrosis plays an important role self-massage. The basic techniques of self-massage are stroking, rubbing, kneading and vibration of muscles. It starts with self-massage strokes, with the hand glides over the skin, do not collect it in the crease. How much and you can put pressure on the surface of the body, depending on individual tolerance.
Trituration arm (base palm, thumb, and fingers all pads), producing a pressure on the body tissue moves them in different directions. Kneading - it's effects on muscle. Individual muscles grab hand, pulled, squeezed, and as if squeezed. Vibration - is to create a vibrational motions in tissues by slapping, tapping, shaking tissue brush.
Self-massage with cervical osteochondrosis
Cervical osteochondrosis - the lot of office workers
It is held in the neck area. It should be done in the morning and evening for ten minutes. The procedure is performed while sitting, while the head is turned in the opposite half of the neck massaged. If such a turn of the head prevents the pain self-massage of the neck with osteochondrosis held in the position of the head, where the pain is minimal.
Self-massage is contraindicated in any acute illness, including fever, skin diseases, as well as bleeding.
Types of Massage in osteochondrosis
Widespread today acupressure
Acupressure - Eastern practices in the service of modern science
osteochondrosis, where the impact is made on the specific points on the body reflexively linked to certain muscles, nerves and blood vessels. Perfectly acupressure helps with cervical osteochondrosis, but it is good only in the hands of a specialist - find the point is not so simple. Also effective electromassage osteochondrosis.
Cup massage in osteochondrosis (aka vacuum massage with osteochondrosis) is good for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the back. Massage of the back with osteochondrosis and massage with lumbar osteochondrosis
Lumbar degenerative disc disease - the influence of provoking factors
It is conveniently carried out using the massager. Massager from degenerative disc disease (osteochondrosis massager) may take the form of a track, which can be used as long loofah with handles.
Massage can be performed using honey. Honey Massage in osteochondrosis may be effective than normal. Honey massage with cervical osteochondrosis it is possible to carry out a self-massage.
Massage and self-massage in osteochondrosis - is one of the main methods of treatment.
- Treatment of osteochondrosis