I really need to know how do you give yourself a massage?
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/18/16
I have achy muscles on the upper part of my back near my neck. And I want to massage it but I can't. What am I suppose to do? How do you give yourself a massage? I have no creams or pads to help me so I am sorta screwed. I would ask my mother to give me a massage but she doesn't know how to do that. This always happen when I'm sitting at my desk. Maybe it's because I slouch a little when I sit or something. Either way my muscles ache and it's starting to get annoying.

Got any advice?
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/18/16
Chiropractor would be my first choice. Unless you have Luffy's Gum Gum fruit powers, I don't know if that's possible.

Advice? Try to adapt to your chair and rest against the back of your chair instead of slouching. That'll cause long term aching in anyone. When you're sleeping, lay straight on your back if you mainly lay on your sides or stomach. Best of luck to your muscles!
Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/18/16
Lay down on your front.

Ask your mother to step on your back.
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/19/16
Instead of massages, I would recommend doing stretching exercises for your upper back instead. You can find them on youtube.
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/19/16
Simple massages that you can do is just a light rub, for instance get your fingers on the area and rotate it around the area clockwise and counter clockwise. You could also pull inwards to compress the area and then release the compression and do that for awhile. I also recommend stretches just go on youtube and play around with some methods and find the ones you like. Getting into a more comfortable position in your chair while you sit and lessen the amount of time you sit and get up and move around, these probably greatly contributing to the stiffness in the first place so it would be best to take care of those two things first.
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/19/16
You could get yourself a massage chair.
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Posted 12/18/16 , edited 12/19/16

Dogempire wrote:

You could get yourself a massage chair.


I don't have money for that. I'm better off getting a massaging tool.
Posted 12/23/16 , edited 12/23/16
you want the body back buddy, got 'em on....*holds nose* Amazon



awesome tool, 29 dolla make you holla (sore muscles hurt, right hehehe)


....and dont lean on your elbows at your desk, it will make this worse....
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choppin_broccoli wrote:

you want the body back buddy, got 'em on....*holds nose* Amazon



awesome tool, 29 dolla make you holla (sore muscles hurt, right hehehe)


....and dont lean on your elbows at your desk, it will make this worse....



How the hell do you use it?
Posted 12/23/16 , edited 12/23/16

qualeshia3 wrote:

How the hell do you use it?


curve fits easily around your shoulders, ton of dots to dig into all kinds of muscles. I'll loop a leg through the lower and lean on it a bit and use the handles to dig into the back of my shoulderblades
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Posted 12/23/16 , edited 12/23/16

choppin_broccoli wrote:


qualeshia3 wrote:

How the hell do you use it?


curve fits easily around your shoulders, ton of dots to dig into all kinds of muscles. I'll loop a leg through the lower and lean on it a bit and use the handles to dig into the back of my shoulderblades


Alright.
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