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Shower After A Massage
I got a sudden dull and often sharp pain on my upper right back. Massage, hot shower nor stretches worked. Now my right breast is numb. Is this normal?
Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra is numb, at times stings mildly and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra. No UTI.
Local irritation: It is likely local irritation from the force of the shower stream. Give it time to heal. ...Read more
Masturbated with a shower head on massage setting. Urethra stings mildly, is numb other times and have sharp pain from lower abdomen to urethra. No UTI
Could be: Too much irritation fr the direct water jet that went up the urethra. It should take care of itself. If it persists after leaving it alone for a week or so you might want to seek the care of a urologist. Be kind to yourself! ' ...Read more
It can be: In lap land - it is a common practice to repeatedly move from a sauna into a cold dip in a river. This process can be used as part of a detoxification program. Changing back and forth from a cold to hot shower is a similar detoxification protocol. ...Read more
No "best": There is no such thing as the best massage. There are many types of massage and they have different purposes. Some massages provide relaxation and reduce pain and spasm. Others are for dealing with muscle pain, muscle imbalance and healing injuries. Most massage therapists are trained in different techniques in order to best serve the needs of their clients. ...Read more
May be: If massage makes a person feel better, improve their impression of health, it is useful even if it is not therapeutic for a given illness or diagnosis. Is it cost effecitve, would be for the person to decide. Some demential patients are helped by the skin-to-skin contact and may be calmer after a massage. ...Read more
Helpful in some ways: But the jury is still out on whether its safe: clinton rubin, a biomedical engineering professor at state university of new york at stony brook believes these high levels of vibration may lead to increased back pain, cartilage damage, vision and hearing loss as well as possible brain damage. Buyer beware. ...Read more
Maybe: Vicks is a brand that has many different OTC products that include their NyQuil, DayQuil, QlearQuil, and the popular VapoRub. I am assuming you mean the VapoRub product which works primarily through medicated vapors. I feel that use in a shower would reduce how effective the product is but I am sure that you could apply it to the chest and throat or muscles and joints 10-20 minutes before shower. ...Read more
Personal: People with pain, edema from stroke or cancer, as well as minor stress related illnesses, tell of great benefits. Sports participants often feel it helps with recovery of extreme performance. Financial and time constraints often limit the commitment to regular massage, even when it is healthful and pleasurable. ...Read more
`Move lymph. RelaxS: MASSAGE IS OF FOUR TYPES. DEEP AND KNEEDING CAN HURT TOO. MOSTLY PEOPLE RECEIVE COMFORTABLE PRESSURE AND MOVEMENTS OF HANDS TO MOVE LYMPH AND IT MOVES BLOOD. TOXINS REMOVED FROM TIRED MUSCLES. SKIN IRRITATION IS COMMON IF OIL IS NOT USED. IT RELAXES AND SOME EVEN SLEEP AS RELAXATION IS TOO MUCH. IT HELPS AFTER TRAUMA, ACCIDENTS, MUSCLE WEAKNESS, SPASM OF MUSCLES, P M & R useas TREATMENT ...Read more
Many: First, massage increases circulation, allowing therapeutic blood and lymph flow to occur. It relaxes injured and tense muscles. It reduces spasms and cramping. It makes joints more pliable and increases range of motion. Finally, massage helps the body release endorphins which are the body's natural painkillers. ...Read more
Shower post ironing: It's fine to shower after ironing. What you are describing is an old wives tale ...Read more