A study in the journal of korean academy of nursing found that. Abdominal massage is one of the best ways to solve constipation. Please note this technique was derived from an eastern hara massage practice. Abdominal massage has been found to decrease the severity of constipation and abdominal. Pdf the effect of abdominal massage on constipation and. This study was a randomized controlled trial aimed to find the impact of abdominal massage application on constipation and quality of life among patients.
This study aims to illuminate participants experiences of receiving abdominal massage for constipation. How to relieve constipation with abdominal massage. How to do an abdominal massage for constipation and indigestion. The technique described here for learning how to do self abdominal massage is a very easy technique so that you can reduce ones own bloating and begin feeling a little lighter and a little more free in ones stomach and digestive system. Lie on your back on a yoga mat with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.
Then, stroke your abdomen from the left side to the right and vibrate your hands and fingers on your navel area. Abdominal massage has been found to decrease the severity of constipation and abdominal pain, but little is known about how patients experience receiving abdominal massage. It may help relieve symptoms of tightness, pressure, cramping and bloating. You can use castor, argan, or coconut oil for these massages.
Rub in a circular motion lightly up to the right side till you reach your rib bones. Intervention protocol abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation doreen mcclurg 1, suzanne hagen, lucy dickinson 1nursing, midwifery and allied health professions research unit, glasgow caledonian university, glasgow, uk. Pdf abdominal massage for the relief of constipation in. To relieve constipation with abdominal massage, use the tips of your index fingers to massage your small intestines in a clockwise, circular pattern around your navel. Background abdominal massage has been used to treat constipation since the 19th century, yet questions remain over its effectiveness and which patient groups benefit from it the most. Abdominal massage for the treatment of constipation. The best technique when learning how to do self abdominal massage. Massage therapy stimulates gut motility and has shown promise as a treatment for constipation in a small study of people with ms. Other essential oils used together with abdominal massage may provide relief from constipation. Abdominal massages are thought to be especially beneficial for constipation, but you may also find other types of massage help, too.323 1655 1082 8 594 14 1637 1576 1151 1499 138 511 1645 1035 678 666 1296 514 541 925 1413 845 256 547 65 154 833 772 1389 1549 224 424 1519 178 1356 1543 1558 809 1368 550 490 810 1129 682 803 184