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Regular Massage Therapy Treatments Can Help with Chronic Tension Headaches
According to the Mayo Clinic, a tension headache is defined as “a diffuse, mild to moderate pain in your head that’s often described as feeling a tight band around your head.” Treatments vary wildly from over-the-counter medications to simply finding a work/life balance that allows you to develop healthy habits. One of the best ways to address tension headaches is
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4 Ways to Massage Away A Headache
In the United States, 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. Headaches can be debilitating and career ending. Chronic headaches create added stress at work, at home and in everyday life. Massage can be a very important tool for relieving chronic headaches. It can be used proactively to prevent headaches and also retroactively to help relieve a headache that is
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Massage Therapy for Headaches
Massage is a powerful tool. Having regular massage therapy sessions is a great way to rejuvenate, restore and relax both your body and mind. Certain ailments can respond exceptionally well to massage treatment, and headaches are one of them.
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5 Reasons to Get Massage for Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia can be an extremely debilitating disease. But there are ways to counteract the deleterious effects of fibromyalgia. Massage therapy is a natural and advantageous way to get the upper hand on fibromyalgia. Don’t let yourself succumb to the pain throughout your body this disease causes. Although a complete cure for fibromyalgia has yet to be found, you can manage
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Why Try Massage?
Massage is both therapeutic and relaxing, it is something that everyone should try at least once. The catch is, once you try it, you are sure to be coming back for more. Massage is extremely beneficial for the body and can help you in many ways. There are a plethora of reasons for getting a massage, but here are the
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The Text Neck Epidemic
Too much texting may be more than just a compulsive distraction.
New research suggests that constantly tilting your head to look down at a smartphone may result in severe neck strain. The human head generally weighs from 10 to 12 pounds, but back surgeon Kenneth Hansraj wanted to measure the variations in the amount of force exerted on the spine
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Massage Therapy May Relieve Chronic Headaches Without Medication
It’s estimated that nearly half of the adult population suffers from at least one headache per year. This makes headaches among the most common types of central nervous system disorders, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). While some cases of headaches are minor, others are more severe and debilitating. Regardless of the severity of your headaches, however, massage therapy
Benefits of Massage Therapy for Office Workers
Does your job require you sit at a desk for all or most of the workday? It is not uncommon for those with desk jobs to experience chronic back pain, circulation problems and other issues that can arise from sitting on a computer 40 hours a week. If you are dealing with chronic pain, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Fortunately,
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Massage Therapy May Relieve Chronic Headaches
Most people seek massage therapy for its relaxing, stress-reducing properties. While it’s certainly effective for this reason, massage has dozens of other uses as well, one of which is to relieve the symptoms of chronic headaches.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headaches are among the most common types of nervous system disorders. Nearly half of the US population
How Massage Therapy Can Relieve Your Tension Headaches
Tension headaches are one of the most common types of headaches, affecting tens of millions of Americans each year. They are characterized by shooting pain in the head, scalp, neck and surrounding area. While most people treat their tension headaches with acetaminophen or similar over-the-counter pain relievers, massage therapy can prove to be just as effective, if not more so.
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