headachesAre you looking for Massage in Denver that will relieve your headaches and migraines? Look no further than Peace of Mind Massage on Old South Pearl Street in Platt Park near Washington Park, Cherry Creek, Capitol Hill, Englewood, Baker, Glendale, and central to all of Denver, Colorado. Headaches and migraines are the most common problems in history, up to 90% of adults in America experience a headaches or migraines. Headaches and migraines are caused by so many different things it is often hard to figure out what type of headache you’re experiencing. At Peace of Mind Massage in Denver our Massage Therapists will ask questions pertaining to the type of headaches the client experiences and customize a treatment plan. Headache pain can be caused by any number of sources. Muscular tension, vascular spasm and dilation, and chemical imbalances can all contribute to headaches. In some rare instances headaches indicate a serious underlying condition. Tension headaches are very common and are usually bilateral and steadily painful. Trigger point therapy, heat therapy, and myofascial release techniques can be used to pinpoint the muscular tension related to the tension headache. Vascular headaches are often unilateral and have a distinctive throbbing pain from blood flow into the head. Migraines and sinus headaches are considered vascular headache, in these cases massage can help relieve pressure in the head and neck. Chemical headaches are triggered by any kind of chemical disturbance such as low blood sugar, hormone shifts, and dehydration. Traction-inflammatory headaches are the rarest type of headache, and the most dangerous. They are the type to watch out for as they might indicate a more serious underlying problem. Headaches brought about by disease or injuries to the central nervous system are extreme, severe, and prolonged. They can have a sudden or gradual onset. Headaches due to infection or CNS (Central Nervous System) injury contraindicate massage. Massage all over the body is beneficial to those suffering from headaches. Seemingly disconnected postural and movement patterns can create pain in different areas of the body. Massage Therapy can help with headache pain with use of heat and hydrotherapy to draw fluid out of the congested cranium. The amount of pressure and time spent massaging the area will be communicated between the client and massage therapist for the best result. While massage therapy may not eliminate your headaches or migraines, it will provide relief and decrease your pain level. Many of our clients get regular massages to prevent migraines and headaches, and those who come in experiencing headache or migraines leave feeling release of pressure and pain.

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