Role of Massage Therapy in the treatment of Tension Migraine

Role of Massage Therapy in the treatment of Tension Migraine

What is Tension Migraine ?

Tension headaches are caused by muscle contractions in the head and neck regions.  A variety of foods, activities, and stressors can cause these types of contractions. Some people develop tension headaches after staring at a computer screen for a long time, or after driving for long periods. A myriad of other factors can cause this kind of headaches.

Tension Migraine and headache is also a form of nuisance that we reflexively try to get rid of with pharmacologic agents without even a thought.

We have great news for you! There are other natural ways to get rid of tension migraine that will benefit your Total Health beyond just treating the migraine.

A simple massage can help relieve tension migraine while lowering stress levels. Studies show that a staggering 92% of people deal with tension headaches brought on by stress, muscle tension, or posture or eyestrain.

Get a therapeutic massage from a registered Massage therapist with focus on your temple, hair line all the way to the center of the forehead will work the trick.

You could also focus the massage therapy to the back of the head, neck, and shoulder muscles for a more rounded relief.

This will not only reduce headache symptoms, but it has also been known to help fight other conditions such as depression, anxiety, and chronic pain, As well as improve general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a study.

The results also showed that massage improved vascular function in people who had not exercised, suggesting that massage has benefits for people regardless of their level of physical activity.

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Where to get a Massage Therapy in the treatment of Tension Migraine:

We invite you to drop by for a massage and enjoy all its associated benefits at Calgary Family Clinic.

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