An Upper body/Upper Back Massage is that type of massage you’ll need after a lot of office work at some point in time. This kind of massage is focused mainly on the muscles of the upper body/ mid region of the body, including the shoulders and spine areas.
An upper body massage helps to distribute blood flow around the body, thereby providing the muscles with ideal nutrients and required oxygen for proper functioning. A massage therapist will recommend an upper body massage to help you relieve pains, tightness and tension which may have been caused by prolong sittings and fatigue.
Techniques used in an upper back massage.
Various forms of techniques are used during an upper body/back massage. Some of the techniques are;
- Skin rolling
- Myofascial release
Benefits of an upper body massage.
An upper body massage focuses mainly on the mid and upper body muscles located around the spine. The above listed techniques are ideal in helping you release tension and stress for better blood circulation. Some of the benefits are;
- Helps to relive pains and stress.
- Helps to reduce fatigue.
- Increases healing.
- Helps to improve body posture.
- Aids in reliving tension in the muscles.
- Aids blood circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system.