Are massage sticks effective?

Are massage sticks effective?

KZ:The Stick can help all soft tissue injuries. In terms of common injuries, The Stick is particularly useful for treating muscle pain, strains, stress, spasm, tension, cramping, trigger points, preventing fatigue and increasing muscle tone.

Which massage stick is best?

Best Muscle Roller

  • Best Overall. The Stick Travel Stick.
  • Best for Applying Targeted Pressure. The Original Tiger Tail.
  • Best Knobby Roller. Ameri Fitness Massage.
  • Best Bang for the Buck. Supremus Sports Top Rated.
  • Economical, but not Enjoyable. Idson Muscle Roller.
  • Affordable, but Doesn’t Roll Smoothly. Physix Gear Muscle Roller.
  • Masochist’s Delight.

What does a tiger tail do?

Tiger Tail was the first to successfully create and market the hand-held foam roller, and the massage tool we created is now a part of nearly every top-level training room across the country! RELIEVE MUSCLE SORENESS AND FATIGUE. Turn your sore muscles into happy muscles, while reducing stress and tension!

What is the best muscle roller?

Best foam rollers for 2021, according to pros

  • TriggerPoint Core Roller. Best for: Entire body and IT band.
  • LuxFit High Density Foam Roller. Best for: If you don’t want to spend a lot.
  • Vyper 2.0 by Hyperice. Best for: If you want vibration while you roll.
  • OPTP Pro-Roller (Soft) Best for: People with chronic pain.
  • TriggerPoint Grid Foam Roller.

HOW LONG DOES IT band take to heal?

Rest, of course. Treatments can take a few weeks to a couple months to fully heal IT band syndrome; four to eight weeks is the common recovery time. It was caused from overuse in the first place, so it needs time to recover and relax.

How do I heal my IT band hip pain?

What is the treatment for iliotibial band (IT band) syndrome?

  1. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).
  2. Anti-inflammatory medications, like ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve), may be helpful.
  3. Home treatment can involve stretching, massage, and use of foam rollers at the site of pain and inflammation.


Andrey is a coach, sports writer and editor. He is mainly involved in weightlifting. He also edits and writes articles for the IronSet blog where he shares his experiences. Andrey knows everything from warm-up to hard workout.