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Soothing Relief: Massage Therapy for Military Veterans Battling Back Pain

For military veterans grappling with the burden of back pain, massage therapy offers a gentle yet effective approach to finding relief and restoring comfort. With its ability to alleviate tension, reduce muscle stiffness, and promote relaxation, massage therapy serves as a beacon of hope for those seeking respite from chronic discomfort. Here's how massage therapy can be a game-changer for veterans struggling with back pain:

Targeted Pain Relief

Massage therapy targets specific areas of tension and discomfort, providing targeted pain relief for individuals with back pain. By applying skilled techniques such as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release, massage therapists can help veterans find relief from muscle tightness, knots, and other sources of discomfort.

Improved Range of Motion

Chronic back pain can restrict mobility and impair quality of life for veterans. Massage therapy can help improve range of motion by reducing stiffness and enhancing flexibility in the muscles and joints. Through gentle manipulation and stretching, massage therapists can help veterans regain freedom of movement and rediscover a sense of ease in their bodies.

Stress Reduction and Relaxation

Living with chronic pain can take a toll on both the body and mind. Massage therapy offers a sanctuary of relaxation, allowing veterans to unwind, de-stress, and let go of tension. Research has shown that massage therapy can reduce levels of the stress hormone cortisol while promoting the release of feel-good neurotransmitters like serotonin and dopamine.

Take the First Step Toward Relief

If you're a military veteran struggling with back pain, don't hesitate to reach out to Kailua Wellness Center to schedule a massage therapy session. Our experienced massage therapists are here to provide compassionate care and personalized treatment to help you find relief and reclaim your quality of life. We accept TriWest VA insurance with a referral from your doctor.

To book an appointment, call Kailua Wellness Center at (808) 261-8181 or visit

Let Kailua Wellness Center be your partner on the journey to a pain-free life.


  • Field, Tiffany. "Massage therapy research review." Complementary therapies in clinical practice vol. 24 (2016): 19-31. Link

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