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MASSAGE CLINIC

Massage Therapy

 

Overview

Upper back and neck pain can stop you in your tracks, making it difficult to go about your typical day. The reasons behind this discomfort vary, but they all come down to how we hold ourselves while standing, moving, and — most important of all — sitting.

Neck and upper back pain can limit your movements and capabilities. If you don’t do anything about your pains, they can get worse, spread, and limit you further. This is usually because the muscles around your immediate area of pain have tensed up to protect that one spot. That expansion limits movement and can turn one clenched muscle under your shoulder blade into a painful shoulder and a tension headache.

 

Causes

Causes of upper back and neck pain include:

  • improperly lifting something heavy

  • practicing poor posture

  • sports injury

  • being overweight

  • smoking

 

Our love of screens is also a likely culprit in upper back and neck pain. Sitting all day working on a computer screen, craning your neck to read the news on your phone on the way home, and slumping on the couch to watch several hours of television are great ways to throw your body out of alignment.

Like many health conditions, the effects of neck and back pain can be more severe in people who smoke or are overweight. Excess weight can add more pressure on the muscles.

Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage

Specifically targeting problem areas of muscle tension. Advanced massage techniques used to ease aways the stresses and strains caused by daily life. Muscle tensions in the back, neck and shoulder areas will be eased, with the massage not only leaving you feeling exceptionally good, but relaxed and invigorated too.

Benefits of Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage include:

  • Enhanced feeling of relaxation and contentment

  • Relief from pain, eg headaches and back pain and from stress and tension

  • The release of endorphins, the body’s feel good hormones

  • Improved blood and lymph circulation

  • Increased energy levels and feels of vitality

  • Injury recovery

  • A general sense of health and well-being