Each year, approximately 15 million people suffer from migraine headaches. Two-thirds of the sufferers are women. That is a lot of people in pain.
The good news is that massage therapy can help.
How can Massage Help?
The first step is to calm the client down. One way is through aromatherapy. For example, if the client knows that the migraine is a result of stress, you can try using clary sage or lavender. If it is triggered by the environment, you might try roman chamomile or peppermint and rosemary.
By using a series of trigger point release techniques or cranial sacral works very well.
- Cold Stone Therapy
Cold stone therapy to address the vascular component of the Migraine to reduce the overabundant blood flow to the head and brain with cold stones.
What are Some Common Causes?
Although the exact causes of migraine are not understood, we do know that many people have common triggers that includes food allergies, caffeine addictions, environment stimulation, stress and hormonal imbalances.
Cold Stone Therapy for Migraine Headaches
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