Benefits of Massage Therapy for Neck Pain

By October 12, 2012Pain Info, Blog

The majority of people will experience severe neck pain at some point in their lives. Many of us are hunched over our desks and computers for hours on end. Others simply store life’s daily stress in the area of their neck and shoulders.


For some, the condition becomes a crippling pain, affecting every aspect of their day-to-day life. There is no reason for anyone to have to endure a treatable condition as neck pain. Research has strongly indicated that there is a single, consistently effective method for easing such pains: massage therapy.

For anyone suffering from neck pain, it is strongly recommend that one utilize regular sessions of massage therapy. This alternative approach to ineffective drugs does more than merely mask the pain associated with the condition. Massage therapy does not numb the senses or force your body to ignore discomfort. Massage therapy treats neck pain naturally.


Your neck pain may be due to an acute strain, or it may have developed over time. Regardless of the type, regular sessions of massage therapy provide a proven method to ease pain and help to restore the strength and alignment of neck muscle and tissue.


How you hold your upper body will also affect the alignment of your lower body. Though you may come in to treat neck pain, you will find that your therapy sessions will benefit your entire body. Research shows that in addition to pain relief, you will gain a feeling of well-being that can last for days.

An experienced massage therapist will be able to provide an extensive variety of different techniques to suit the individual needs of each patient. From Swedish massage to Deep Tissue massage to Trigger Point Therapy, there are many techniques that can help relieve the pain and get rid of  “knots”  in your neck muscles.


Massage therapy is a proven, natural, safe and effective alternative to over-the-counter medications and drugs which just mask the problem!


Book your massage therapy appointment online  or give us a call at 604-683-7246.

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