Massage for Migraines
Are you suffering from migraines in Minneapolis? A migraine can be defined as a reoccurring throbbing, sharp pain localized to one side of the head with associated nausea and visual disturbances. Those that experience migraines often experience an aura which includes, but is not limited to, sensitivity to lights and noise, changes in vision and feeling of numbness or tingling in one hand.
Massage Therapy for Migraines in Minneapolis MN
Thankfully, treatments for migraines have dramatically improved! With massage adjustments and massage therapy, you can drastically reduce, or even eliminate, to occurrence of migraines.
Massage therapy is largely known to reduce tension and stress which, coincidentally, are two of the primary triggers for migraines. Our massage therapists at Downtown Massage Clinic are specially trained professionals that work together with Doctors of massage to find the lead cause of the migraines and treat it. Massage therapists are trained in specific techniques to assist in the reduction of the frequency of migraines, improve quality and duration of sleep and relief stress. A massage will also trigger the release of serotonin which is a hormone that stimulates relaxation and is a natural pain reliever.
Depending on what your specific needs are, the massage therapist with tailor a customized massage to meet your needs. Generally, a combination of Swedish massage and Reflexology are used.
Migraines are one of the top 20 reasons for disability and an estimated 30 million days are lost from school or work because of migraines. 55% of those that suffer from migraines experience more than one a week.
Don’t be another statistic. Consult one of our massage therapists at Downtown Massage Clinic in Minneapolis today and start living your life.