Tension Headaches

Friday, 10 February 2012 04:28

Tension headaches are triggered by muscle spasms, stress, hormonal changes and anxiety.  It causes your entire neck, head, shoulders and arms to clamp up.  Your mouth hurts.   Your eyes feel like intense pressure pushing behind them…as if they are going to pop out of your head.  It is not fun.  Discover how trigger point therapy helps you through this miserable time and reduces the symptoms significantly.

Massage helps tension headaches in different ways.  One way is it relieves muscles spasms and tension.  This restores the muscle balance and neck placement.  Undergoing trigger point therapy or neuromuscular therapy addresses these issues providing relief in the head and neck area.  Massage also helps regulate some hormones by decreasing stress which leads to better sleep and fewer headaches.