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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