I've provided 100's of back massages over the years, its one of my favorite massage specialties, as there are so many modalities and techniques that can be used to treat back pain.
One of the unique situations I have encountered, is working on a client who has been feeling a significant amount of pain one one side of their back while the other side feels fine. Generally, the issue creating the pain is found on the side in which they feel it. But in rare cases, I and the client have discovered the actual issue causing the pain is on the side that felt completely fine.
Yet, when I begin to palpate the