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So if the hiccup is a result of a spasming diaphragm, then I would hypothesize that performing a bit of massage or soft tissue work on the diaphragm during the spasming episode should help it to ease. In fact, WebMD lists massage as a way to ease muscle spasms. And on a search for “massage and spasm” on APTA’s (American Physical Therapy Association) Move Forward page, 39 results come up.
I don’t know why I didn’t think of this earlier, but for some reason several months back it just dawned on me. And perhaps I’m not the first to think of it this way, but I did a search and didn’t find anything like this. So here it is…..a successful method to relieve hiccups. Check out the quick video below.
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