A good rubdown can do more than just relax you. Growing research shows that it can help some people with back pain or other kinds of pain, and those recovering from injury.
Deep-tissue massage, which emphasizes strong finger pressure to reach into the muscle, may be particularly good for back pain.
Swedish massage, the form most people are familiar with, uses long flowing strokes, circular motions, tapping and kneading to promote relaxation.
Sports massage, which can promote recovery and flexibility in athletics, combines deep-tissue and Swedish techniques.
Source: CR Consumer Reports magazine November 2018
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