HEADACHES AND MASSAGE
Have you ever had a constant headache that just won’t go away? Did you know that massage
has been proven to help tension headaches?
Read more about the benefits of massage in this post.
In The United States alone, more than 60% of the 45 million Americans suffer from chronic
headaches caused by stress, poor posture, lack of sleep, or other imbalances of the
Headaches can seriously impact daily life when they occur frequently or for an extended period
of time. Massage is one of the natural alternatives to allopathic medicine that helps relieve
headaches while avoiding the side effects that often accompany prescription and
Massage therapy helps to relieve headaches by easing muscle tension held in the muscles of
the head, shoulders and neck. When muscle tension eases, there is less pressure on the
nerves and blood vessels that supply them. Massage therapy not only helps the muscles of the
body to relax but also effectively reduces the anxiety and mental stress that can cause
headaches. Furthermore massage increases range of motion of the cervical vertebrae.
Overall, massage has been proven to be very beneficial for tension headaches and is a great
way to rest, relax and distress.