Tennis ball massage is used to relieve sciatic pain. It activates the trigger points and treats the piriformis muscle present side to the sciatic nerve. This massage uses tennis balls to massage the body and trigger the points. It takes five to ten minutes for this massage. First, lie on the tennis ball and adjust to the spot on the painful lower back or glutes area. Slide up and down, and hold on to the painful area for 30 to 60 seconds. Then, move the ball to the next painful area and repeat the procedure.
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Query: Hello doctor, Once in two days, I get muscle pain or cramps in my rhomboid major. My T4 and T6 is usually pretty bound up. Also, I have minor scoliosis, and one of my shoulder blades is higher than the other. This is causing pain on my right side since that is the lower shoulder. I have chiropractor... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to first ascertain the cause of the height discrepancies in the shoulder blades. Usually, it happens due to muscle imbalance, injury, spinal pathology, or any other reason. So, visit a physiotherapist to make certain the cause, and later you may work on the caus... Read Full »