Get Rid Of Those Annoying Knots In Your Upper Back

If you sit at your computer all day, or sit in your cab (if you are cab driver) or do strenuous physical workouts, or even getting mentally stressed with the things going on in your life, you may feel your upper back muscles getting all tightened up and twisted in knots.   

These knots, also known as “trigger points” can occur when your muscle fibers are not able to relax adequately. They’re commonly found in the trapezius muscle, a large muscle that extends from the base of your skull down your back and out to your shoulders.

Feeling the annoying knots in your upper back? You may have tried to find relief by rubbing your back with an umbrella with a curved handle. But it only provides temporary relief. Get lasting relief by booking a HijamaHerbs session. Most of the upper back knots are resolved with HijamaHerbs Basic which include a deep tissue massage that targets deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue and releases chronic muscle tension. We have worked on many people with this condition who tell us that their upper back is nice and relaxed by the time they walk out of our office. Why continue to suffer endlessly? 

Muscles knots are hard, sensitive areas of muscles that tighten and stay contracted even when the muscle is at rest. These tense muscle fibers can cause pain in other parts of the body when touched. They’re also known as trigger points.

Our muscles are meant to be pliable, strong, and challenged. However, when we sit at a computer all day in the same position and if we injure ourselves, or if we are chronically dehydrated, we can lose our mobility and flexibility. The various muscle fibers start to stick to each other and become adhered. This new hard and lumpy feeling is a muscle ‘knot’.

Muscle knots can occur anywhere in the body, but they’re usually found in your back, shoulders, and neck. They often show up in your buttocks muscles, too.

Muscles knots can cause aching sensations and pain in your muscles and joints. When you touch a muscle knot, it may feel swollen, tense, or bumpy. It could also feel tight and contracted, even when you’re trying to relax, and they’re often sensitive to the touch. The affected area may even become inflamed or swollen.

Muscle knots can cause symptoms in areas outside of the muscles, including headaches, toothaches and earaches. You may also experience stress, anxiety, and depression, and have difficulty sleeping.

A common spot where knots can occur is between the shoulder blades. This is also the spot where dirty blood stagnates frequently causing irritability and stress in the upper back. There is no need to take an injection or steroid medication that the doctors may suggest. A good remedy is a HijamaHerbs session that targets the knots. Amin Shah is a HijamaHerbs Master who is skilled in seeking out the knots in your upper back and resolving them so that energy and blood and flow smoothly again, to give you the relief you need.

The knots in your upper back also have an emotional meaning. It may indicate that you are taking on more tasks or responsibilities that you can handle. You may want to think through various aspects of your life to see if you are overburdened with responsibilities and which ones you can let go of at this time.

If you go to the doctors, they may suggest you to take an injection or steroid medication. We feel it’s better for you to seek out a less invasive and natural remedy before going for that.

A HijamaHerbs session can be the right answer for resolving the knots in your upper back. Most of the knots in your upper back can be resolved with a HijamaHerbs Basic session. It only take an hour and cost only $120.

 We recommend doing a HijamaHerbs Basic every 3 months to get rid of knots and dirty blood in your upper back. SPECIAL – Sign up for one year of HijamaHerbs Basic (4 times – once every 3 months) and get a discount of $80. Your final cost only $400 (must be paid upfront to lock in savings).

HijamaHerbs takes an integrative, mind-body approach to healing. It covers the physical/biological issue (neck pain, lower back pain, etc), with the emotional/psychological issue (suppressed stress, anger, etc) and the social/environmental issue (workplace, family) and also sihr/jinn issues.

After the health evaluation is made, a treatment plan which includes hijama, herbs, emotional counseling, energy work and rukyah is performed. Also available, emotional healing, counseling for married couples, counseling for young adults seeking their true career path.

HijamaHerbs sessions for ladies is performed by Nusrat Shah. For children, we normally do not perform hijama, however herbs, homeopathic remedies and emotional healing is performed.

 For more information or to set up an appointment, contact Amin Shah at 617-787-5151 or email – We are based in Boston, MA – USA.  

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