Tension Headache is a muscle-contracted-type headache. SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS Tension headaches occur when the muscles in your shoulders, neck, scalp, and jaw become tight and tense. This type of headaches generally characterize a diffuse, mild to moderate pain that's often described as feeling like a tight band around your head. A tension headache — or tension-type headache as it's medically known — is the most common type of headache, and yet its causes aren't well understood.
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My favourite method of treating is the combination of massage & laser acupuncture. From what I have seen, it gives a better chance of success for relieving chronic or acute pain and also gives a more pain free, comfortable release compared to massage therapy alone.
In a typical combination laser acupuncture & massage session, I do a half hour of laser acupuncture treatment, combined by a half hour of m assage. There are some real benefits to this such as:
What is it? Prenatal massage shares many of the goals of regular massage – to relax tense muscles, ease sore spots, improve circulation and mobility, and just make you feel good. But it's also tailored specifically to the needs of pregnant women and their changing bodies, and therapists who are trained will adjust their techniques accordingly.
Acupressure has been practiced as a healing art for at least 5,000 years through Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). This complete health system has been documented for use in treating over 3,000 conditions that is totally natural and taps your own body’s ability to heal itself.