Migraine & Headache Relief​

Research has shown that massage for migraine relief is surprisingly effective, not only will it relax tight shoulder and back muscles, it can prevent and reduce headaches. Discussions can determine what schedule you should be on , because migraines can be reduced in frequency by regular massage sessions, which decrease anxiety , heart rate and amounts of stress cortisol released into your system.
Here at Missoula Massage we will discuss potential triggers and work along side your Doctor’s recommendations for treatment.  Concentration will be on the upper back and shoulders and especially the neck and head, into the jaw and face. A combination of techniques will be used for an effective service.  Cranial Sacral as well as Reiki are all good options.  Deep tissue will be a good option for the larger muscle groups.
Hot and cold treatments may be used during the massage session for either circulation or to decrease inflammation .
Reflexology is an effective part of a massage for headaches.  Using the hands and feet to re balance the bodies’ systems. Reflexology is a way to nurture and activate the body’s ability to heal itself.   Stress can be a huge factor in worsening many health issues and not dealing with that can create energy blockages in the body .  Energy blockages if left will arise in physical pain
Memorable massage experiences can recharge our batteries and give us a renewed sense of self.  Feelings of connectedness with positive emotions and a lift in spirits.