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Cervical ball massage

  • Muscles: Superior and supraprickly trapeze

Remember that...

  • The selfstretchings and the massages with ball have to be carried out in a slow, safe and controlled way
  • Time of stretching and massage: between 30 seconds and 2 minutes
  • They have to provide comfort, welfare and pleasant sensations
  • They can reduce the pain and the articular mobility
  • The pressure that is carried out with the ball has to be a pressure of 6 about 10 in the EVA scale, they understand that 10 it is a very strong pressure and 1 is very little
  • The pressure has to be constant and relatively comfortable
  • Time of pressure: between 30 seconds and 2 minutes
  • The pressure can be statics (without movement) or dynamics (with movement)
  • We will choose the static pressure as first option
  • The perception of intensity and of pain has to keep on diminishing during the application
  • Material: Semi-rigid ball

General indications:

  • Persons who spend many sitting/right hours: in front of the computer, studying tablet, attention to the public, mobile...
  • Lack of muscular flexibility
  • Pain
  • Pathologies: cervicalgies, dorsalgies, kyphoses, cervical rectification, NCB, vestibular disorders (seasickness, vertigo), muscular and lligamentosos, disorders of the ATM...
  • Postural: Kyphoses, shoulders anterioritzades, shoulders in internal rotation, hypertonicity former chain musculature (deltoids former, biggest and minor brachial, pectoral biceps)...

Watching in the event of...

  • Discals injuries severe or with a lot of symptomatology: hernias, protusions
  • Seasickness and vertigo severe
  • Severe muscular and lligamentoses injuries: fibrillar breaks, partial or total breaks, very active contractures
  • Degenerative chronic pathologies: arthritis, arthrosis, fibromyalgia, bursitis...
  • Muscular hypersensitivity (a lot of pain to the palpation of the cord miàlgic or muscular group)