How Can Massage Therapy Help Sciatica?

Massage is a way of relaxing the muscles. More so, is its effect to help sciatica. Sciatica is the pain felt from your lower back to the leg, the longest nerve in the body. The pain varies from being dull to severe, and its main cause is excessive exercise. How effective the massage becomes depends on what is causing the pain.


Studies show that out of 400 people who chose massage as a relief of Sciatica ended up recovering faster. It also proves the positive effect on the overall performance of the body as well as the total disappearance of the discomfort.

How does massage therapy help Sciatica?


As a significant improvement
Massage ensures that the nerves are stretched and thus relieving the pain. That allows the proper functionality of the nerves. The tension that is normally experienced around the nerve is relieved. Thus, massage is responsive to Sciatica.
As an overall reliever
Massage curbs the root causes of the pain. The overall effect ensures that you have better days of sleep and comfort and also, through the relaxation of muscles, you get total relief from anxiety.
Proven better than medical
Sciatica is known not to be treated well when treated with traditional medication. There are no side effects associated with massage. It's natural way of healing means no aftermath after the process. That makes it way better in its ability to bring back nerves to normality.
Additionally, massage is known for boosting the typically known good hormones in the body. People who have undergone treatment for Sciatica have a tendency of it recurring shortly. The hormones are best known to provide natural healing.


So, if you suffer from Sciatica with no sign of relief, it is advisable that you try massage. That will ensure that the muscles are stretched, and the body is well relaxed. Also, there is evidence of more relief lasting for more than six months. On average, people who have tried massage therapy to treat sciatica have recovered within a very short time.

To schedule your appointment with a certified professional, contact LaVida Massage of Willowbrook, IL today.

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