6 doctors weighed in:
Should I seek massage therapy for spinal arthritis?
6 doctors weighed in

Dr. Gregory Billy
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not recommended
Massage therapy is not going to significantly improve pain in spinal arthritis.
It may provide temporary relief (minutes to hours) of the pain.

In brief: Not recommended
Massage therapy is not going to significantly improve pain in spinal arthritis.
It may provide temporary relief (minutes to hours) of the pain.
Dr. Gregory Billy
Dr. Gregory Billy
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Dr. Richard Rosenthal
Arthritis of the spine can be treated using something called radiofrequency electrical energy to denervate the painful joints. See your doctor for more information
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can help
Massage is useful for tight muscles.
Pt is useful to help learn stretches and exercises to maintain mobility with arthritis.

In brief: Can help
Massage is useful for tight muscles.
Pt is useful to help learn stretches and exercises to maintain mobility with arthritis.
Dr. Audie Rolnick
Dr. Audie Rolnick
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