If back pain massage is something you are considering, learning how it helps and why, may encourage you to book that appointment, because massage helps the back muscles to heal, allows deeper rest and relaxation, and sometimes even prevents re-occurence.
Oddly enough, any movement can pull or irritate a muscle.Gardening, reaching, bending, lifting, pulling, stretching, or simply moving your upper body to look at something across the room can inflame or pull a back muscle.
Because massage helps to increase circulation, it increases the body's ability to help itself to heal, which is one of the most important benefits of massage therapy.
This DVD, Therapeutic Massage at Home teaches how to give back massage at home to relieve pain and ease the symptoms of chronic back issues. It is simple to learn and an easy to help someone who is hurting.
This is one of the massage video clips of this DVD:
For more information on how to cure your back discomfort naturally, this website, Living with BackPain, provides lots of helpful advice and resources.