Acute pain is described as pain that has lasted less than six weeks in duration, and may resolve itself with little or no intervention.
However, pain that is sub-acute or chronic, lasting longer than six weeks in duration, is likely to require attention and care. There are several forms of massage that are particularly effective for discovering and recovering from pain.
Anyone considering massage for chronic pain should find out more about the different techniques available to them in order to make the most of their massage experience.
Massage therapy will increase blood flow to the injured tissues to speed up tissue repair process. Relaxing the muscles also achieves an improved range of movement. And depending on the style of massage, the muscles can also be strengthened to prevent injuries. Massage can also be used for relaxation and general-wellbeing.