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Massage for paravertebral muscles – how to relax the spine?

By May 24, 2024May 27th, 2024Massage chair

The massage for paravertebral muscles technique aims to stimulate the muscles along the spine. These are also called paravertebral muscles and play an essential role in maintaining correct posture. A paravertebral massage session supports the mobility of the back and reduces tension in the muscles in this area, giving a feeling of relaxation throughout the day.

What are the most important benefits of massage for paravertebral muscles? Who is most often recommended this type of massage? When is it contraindicated? Discover what other types of massage and functions you can use for a diversified routine that promotes invigoration and stimulation of the muscles of the spine.


  1. Massage for paravertebral muscles – how to prevent back stiffness ?
  2. Massage for paravertebral muscles – how do you increase body mobility?

1. Massage for paravertebral muscles – how to prevent back stiffness ?

A massage for paravertebral muscles is ideal after a day with a lot of exercise or after sitting at a desk for a long time. It can help relax the muscles that support the spine, which helps to eliminate spasms, contractures and fatigue built up during the day.

A massage for paravertebral muscles can also support the unblocking of blood circulation, which helps to improve the oxygenation and detoxification of tissues in this area. By relaxing the muscles, this type of massage can increase the movement capacity of the back, which can be beneficial for people who practice specific workouts in this area.

Like any type of massage, it also stimulates mental relaxation and balances stress levels, as the back is relaxed, muscles are no longer stiff after hours spent in the chair or gym, etc. This induces a state of physical and mental calm, which helps the body to rest throughout the night. Also, when the muscles of the spine are relaxed, the body can maintain its correct posture naturally, thus preventing possible complications.

2. Massage for paravertebral muscles – how do you increase body mobility?

Performing a massage for the paravertebral muscles involves a series of complex movements that help to stimulate the tissues in depth. Thus, the massage includes firm, circular movements that relax the knots and warm the tissues. A massage for the paravertebral muscles also applies stretching movements to the muscles to relax them and allow the blood to circulate as well as possible. Tapping, or rhythmic, gentle tapping, aims to speed up blood flow to the back.

So include this type of massage in your daily routine for 15-20 minutes if you are experiencing muscle spasms, stiffness, limited spinal mobility or emotional discomfort from a stiff back. Also add Deep Tissue roller massage to your back relaxation routine for deep tissue stimulation. This way you release knots and muscle contractions. Opt for the Flat Position function when massaging, which lays your body horizontally, just like lying in bed. In this way, the weight is evenly distributed, the blood circulates better, the spine is relaxed and relieved of pressure, which increases the effectiveness of the massage.

For optimal massage results activate the built-in heaters that equip the range with the most popular Japanese massage chairs. This relaxes several muscle groups in the spinal area, relaxes stiff spots and eliminates the feeling of a stiff back after sitting or standing for hours.

In general, paravertebral muscle stimulation massage is recommended for anyone with back problems, but there are situations when it is contraindicated such as: spinal fractures or trauma, or inflammation of the paravertebral muscles. It is therefore advisable to consult a specialist before opting for paravertebral massage as a solution for relaxing the back, correcting body posture, stimulating muscles and joints, relieving stiffness and improving blood circulation.