Millions of athletes have long been suffering from body pain due the effort they exert during activities, with help from massage therapist home service giving them relief. However, not all choose massage therapy and other much safer alternative ways of treating their pain but rely heavily on opioids. This method of pain relief by use of prescription drugs can bring instant results, however its long term effect can be devastating.

The Dangers of Opioids

NFL star Drew Brees, with his partnership with Health Performance, aims to educate people with the dangers of relying too much on opioids for reprieve from pain. As one of the most abused medicine in the United States, opioids are easily obtained because as a painkiller, many medical practitioners prescribe it for its fast action and cheap price, compared to the alternatives such as home service massage QC. But with the positive comes the negative effects of this practice. These include:

  • Short-term effect of euphoria, drowsiness, and sedation.
  • Highly addictive and causes dependence.
  • Various side effects of lethargy, paranoia, nausea, and respiratory depression.
  • Long-term effect including liver damage, abdominal distention and bloating, and brain damage from hypoxia caused by respiratory depression.

These overwhelming effects are life-threatening and one of the reasons why New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is all for the safer alternative, one of which is the relaxing home massage QC.

Massage Therapy for Back Pain

Since athletes frequently experience body pain from sports, they are the number one clients of non-invasive pain relief treatments like massage therapy, yoga, and acupuncture. And Drew Brees, being an advocate of safer pain relief campaign, wants to share his experience of recovering from major injuries with the help of these alternatives.

Massage has been shown to improve performance, reduce pain, prevent injury, encourage focus and shorten recovery time. Recent studies and the science of a mechanical response to pressure and movement, as well as a reflex response to massage stimulation, back up these claimed benefits. Countless athletes along with their coaches also swear by these positive effects.

And while many are still skeptical when it comes to alternative treatment practices, Drew Brees fully support it and wants to shine a light on these treatments.

If these claims aren’t enough for you to give massage therapy a try, just visit Pamper Patrol Spa and learn about home service massage. Because what better way for you to experience it than from the comfort of your own home. Do book an appointment and experience wellness in the best environment.