Neck Massagers

Discussion in 'Support' started by ezzy, Mar 24, 2015.

    1. ezzy

      ezzy Member

      Boulder, CO
      Tinnitus Since:
      nov 2014
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      I have tinnitus, vertigo and migraine. I am thinking about buying a neck massager from Sharper Image, but I noticed one review that said it might not be good to use if you have inner ear issues, which I assume I have, at least because of the tinnitus, if not the vertigo as well. Any thoughts from anyone?
    2. SleeplessSoul

      SleeplessSoul Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      November 2014
      Would you consider trigger point therapy instead? I wouldn't put a massager near my neck head or ears. I haven migraines, nerve issues and neck pain. Massagers make me worse. But it's probably just me being sensitive.
    3. Chelles

      Chelles Member Benefactor

      Tinnitus Since:
      @SleeplessSoul good thing I read this I was about to try on a neck massager.
    4. SleeplessSoul

      SleeplessSoul Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      November 2014
      I am a believer in getting trigger points out but the therapist has to know what they are doing and can't go too rough.

      I used my tens unit near my cervical spine at c4-5 and I had the worst headache for three days. There are a lot of nerves up there and for some reason, massagers with all of that buzzing inner ate the nerves and not in a good way.

      Acupuncture is ok too as its gentle. And if they do cupping or spooning on the tight muscles that helps too.
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