Nagging back pain?Try Ayurvedic back massage

You may decide for getting an ayurvedic massage if you know that it is beneficial for your back pain. Back pain is the second most common problem after headache in pain disorders. Almost every individual suffers from back pain at least once in his life.

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However, it is very common symptoms of various ailments. Ayurvedic back massage is a unique technique to get rid of these problems. Usually, back pain occurs in lumber region or lower back because of it is the place where most of the body weight is ensured.

Ayurvedic back massage consists of various steps and pressure applications on various points that we will discuss in this article. These steps give relief from back pain, relax stiffed muscles, and strengthen backbone.

Ayurvedic massage oil for back:
Ayurvedic massage oils are medicated oils, which are processed with various beneficial herbs. The effective oil for back massage is a Maha naryana film and dhanwantharam Thailand. These oils are used in back pain and for strengthening muscles.

Steps for ayurvedic back massage:
You will be advised to lie on the weight of the abdomen over the massage table. Then the warm ayurvedic oil is applied over the back and rubbed. Ayurvedic back massage includes gentle application oil over the back, rubbing, pressing points near to spinal cords, squeezing and tapping movements of hands.

Your massage therapist will give you sensual feelings of rhythmical movements of rubbing from the neck to lower back and then lower back to the neck. Some experts choose also includes arms in back massage and rub the lower back to the neck and then move their hand from shoulders to hands.

Rubbing is done for 10 minutes to 20 minutes depending on your massage session time as you can opt for 60 minutes to 90 minutes massage period. Thereafter, your massage therapist will squeeze the skin and muscles rhythmically and gently. It will relieve your back from muscular tension and improves blood circulation to each part of your back.

Thereupon, your massage specialist will press some points and find points if any tender. If he has found any tender points, he will press it with special technique and ask you for getting relief from pain. It will provide relief from tenderness and treat underlying diseases. If there are no tender points, then he will press various points on the back that prevents you from diseases.

Tapping is ayurvedic massage technique beneficial for relieving stress and gives pleasurable experience. Tapping is gentle strokes and kneading with fingers. It releases muscular tension and increases tolerance power of the body muscles.

Benefits of back massage:
According to Ayurveda, applying pressure on various points near to spinal cords is beneficial to reduce stress and aids in good sleep. Massage expert can treat your various health problems through these points. In Marma massage, these points are used in the treatment of cervical spondylosis, lumbar pain or low backache, stress, depression, disk problems etc. Other benefits are listed below:

  1. Ayurvedic back massage gives relief from chronic backache.
  2. It is also beneficial in backbone fatigue.
  3. It reduces stress and gives feelings of great relaxation.
  4. It is very helpful to improve blood circulation to back muscles and skin.
  5. It is useful in fibromyalgia in which patient suffers from the tenderness of various points. It gives relief to tired muscles.
  6. It is also beneficial in slip disk and increases recovery from any injury of the back.
  7. It reduces stiffness of back muscles.
  8. Points near to the spinal cord are energy points of the nervous system. Therefore, ayurvedic back massage enhances flow or bio-energy in the body.

Spine is the most important part of the body so this massage needs care and expertise. Good back massage gives great benefits and wrong pressure on some points may cause a trouble so choose experience massage expert for back massage.


  1. Dr Mohan Lal says:

    Dear sir
    Pl tell me which ayurvedic massage oil is good for spinal cord.
    Dr mohan lal

  2. Is there specific name to be used for spine massage?

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