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Experts advise that a significant percentage of back problems orig- inate in the gluteal muscles, or are made worse by tension and mis- alignment in this area.
Treatment of the glutes is largely
avoided for reasons of decorum, especially in the US, where strict draping rules apply. However, when done effectively, massage of the gluteals can release tension which affects the neck, back and legs. As the spa industry continues
to develop its holistic purpose, we expect technical, specialist, curative treatments such as glute massage to become more mainstream.
Treatment of the gluteal muscles can be effective in relieving back pain