Can A Massage Make Your Back Pain Worse?

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Massage May Help Chronic Low Back Pain

A new study published in the July 5 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine found that “massage therapy may be effective for treatment of chronic back pain, with benefits lasting at least 6 months.”

I don't usually write much on back pain since that is Dr. Lasich's specialty, but since I've personally experienced improvement in my low back and hip pain from massage therapy, I wanted to share this study with you.

Study Design and Results

The study looked at 401 people from 20 to 65 years of...

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