How to Use Your Body Back Buddy:
Hook the Body Back Buddy over your shoulder or around your side to reach areas of the back, neck and shoulders. Hold the handles or the frame so that the therapy knob targets the sore or knotted muscles. Push away from your body with your lower or outside hand while guiding the therapy knob with the upper or inside hand. This technique creates self-directed pressure to the targeted muscle. You can also use the Body Back Buddy to apply healing pressure to many other parts of the body such as your legs, arms, feet, chest and hips. The 2 hook design with 11 therapy knobs in 3 different shapes allows you to approach each muscle from many angles in creative ways. Take a moment to experiment and find out what works best for you. Use it standing, sitting, lying down or with a partner.
How Much Pressure to Apply:
Place the therapy knob on the sore muscle and apply a comfortable amount of pressure. When this muscle compression is released it stimulates a therapeutic response.Figure out your own tolerance level and go with what works for you-- deep and intense or gentle and relaxing. Apply as much pressure as you can tolerate for up to 30 seconds at a time. More pressure than you can comfortably tolerate and longer than 30 second intervals are NOT recommended.
For the best pain relief, return to the treated area three to four times each session.
The DaVinci Tool is designed primarily to address headaches, stiffness and tension at the base of the skull by targeting trigger points and headache tension in the occipital area where the back of your skull meets the neck. It is available in firm and extra firm. Both versions are hard and will cause short term initial pain before you achieve the deep tissue release. There are 3 different edges which you can select depending on the type of massage you want. The rounded edge is for general pain relief, the sharper edge is for deeper, more penetrating relief and the scalloped edge is designed to feel like a person’s fingers.
When using the DaVinci on the base of your skull, you should lie down on a floor or on a couch, massage table or bed with your knees up and position the base of the skull directly over the edge you select. Let the back of your head rest on the edge for up to 30 seconds depending on tolerance.You should NOT exceed 30 seconds each time and you should listen to your body Stop applying pressure after 30 seconds or sooner if you feel sharp discomfort. The way our tool works is by letting you drive the bulk of your body weight into tight muscle areas by offering powerful trigger point release and deep tissue massage.
Not for the faint of heart. Please note that the DaVinci Tool will feel uncomfortable at first. If the idea of pressing a hard rubberized plastic tool into the base of your skull for up to 30 seconds seems really unappealing, then please do NOT buy this product. Our returns come primarily from customers who are not patient enough to let the tool do its work.They may be unable to withstand the initial pain that is required before the deep tissue relief can occur.
You can use the Davinci Tool to apply healing pressure to many other body parts such as legs, arms, feet and hips. The easy to apply anywhere design allows you to target each muscle from many angles in creative ways. Use it standing sitting, lying down or with a partner.
The Body Back Vibe is a powerful, heavy duty partner electric massage tool used by massage therapists and physical therapists in their offices. The Vibe offers a continuously variable speed motor which goes from 800 to 4300 RPM by adjusting the knob. The smooth power band can deliver anything from a smooth and gentle to high intensity oscillating massage. The orbital action provides a softer and deeper massage than cheaper, vibrating type massagers. The Vibe is a great heavy duty tool that you can use with your partner to address any trigger point on the body.
You can download the Vibe manual here.