Massage therapy

Discussion in 'Injury Recovery & Prevention' started by Joker13, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. Joker13

    Joker13 Member

    Jul 24, 2017
    So just curious if anybody else is on a regular massage therapy routine, For years I've had issues with my shoulders, so I thought I'd try something new .
    Have a massage therapist that comes over to the house one day a week, for a 90 minute massage, and she has focused on problem areas .

    I must say it has worked wonders, going on about a good 2 1/2 to 3 months now weekly, ..... my range of motion has increased incredibly, no more pain in my shoulders ....thoughts?…
  2. 5.0

    5.0 VIP Member

    Nov 3, 2012
    Are there other massage techniques included?
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  3. Joker13

    Joker13 Member

    Jul 24, 2017
    Yes, I should have elaborated a little bit on it, for the most part these are not… You're day at a spa type of massages
    It has involved some very deep pressure, at the shoulders and surrounding muscle groups ... and also has involved some intense stretching of my arms for my shoulders .... some of it may have been her breaking up some scar tissue
  4. 5.0

    5.0 VIP Member

    Nov 3, 2012
    Shouldve been a little clearer. I meant do you get the tug after the rub?
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  5. Joker13

    Joker13 Member

    Jul 24, 2017
    ..... naw.... although she's hot... pretty sure she's legit... and I don't wanna risk losing her by asking / hinting at it

    I got 2 places I go to get " that" type massage and more than just a tug
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  6. PillarofBalance

    PillarofBalance Strength Pimp Staff Member

    Feb 27, 2011
    Can work wonders but requires frequent treatment and can be expensive. Learning to do most of this stuff with a lacrosse ball can save you a lot of money.

    Get into body tempering if you want to save money and time!
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  7. Gms585

    Gms585 VIP Member

    Mar 17, 2017
    They aren't in our neck of the woods where those things open and close daily LOL. staple of life around here, that and super seedy motels.

    I try to go once ever 6 weeks or so for a massage. Always if I have been Pining because of scar tissue.
    I have also found Salt Floats to be equally beneficial for my muscles and sanity. Not to mention they are priced at around half of a massage. I highly recommend giving one a whirl sometime. If I were a rich man I would go massage every 4 weeks , float every 4 with 2 weeks spaces between one or the other. Alas I am not so flush with $$
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  8. Joker13

    Joker13 Member

    Jul 24, 2017

    Never heard of salt floats... I'll check it out, my girls no really pricey... considering she comes to the house and brings in her table $65 for 90 min.
  9. BackAtIt

    BackAtIt MuscleHead

    Oct 3, 2016
    What about fascia stretching/messaging?....Anyone recommend/do it?....
  10. DungeonDweller

    DungeonDweller VIP Member

    Mar 21, 2017
    I dunno, is that like a 4 hands massage?
  11. andz327

    andz327 VIP Member

    Mar 5, 2013
    Is that another way of saying "does she do EXTRAS
  12. Dangling Unit

    Dangling Unit VIP Member

    Jan 2, 2011
    I get this done often. Can hurt or tickle at the same time. Also try cupping.

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