Head Massage Alleviate Aches Faster
Any American these days knows the stress of working in the office - it's the dread of Monday. Sure, it's great to have a job in this economy, but who needs the aches and pains that go with it. We always think that a prescription or an aspirin is in order. Maybe not. Have you ever thought of alternative cures such as a head massage?
Care to learn more? Head Massage is a term used to describe alternative medicine remedy therapy. A head massage is believed to clear blocks in energy channels that cause a build-up of negative energy that cause a variety of ailments. When energy doesn't flow properly, it can cause baldness, stress, pains, and aches.
Massage is the manipulation of superficial layers of muscle and connective tissue. This is done to enhance function and promote relaxation and well-being on many parts of the body. Why can't we do head massage?. If you are looking to modern medicine to cure your issues, maybe you are looking in the wrong place. The art of massage dates way back, back to over 3000 years. It has been documented by the ancient Hindus, Persians and Egyptians. They all applied forms of massage for many ailments. Hippocrates even wrote papers recommending the use of rubbing and friction for joint and circulatory problems.
In the early 1800's, massage therapy became very popular and this increased until the 1930's and 40's. As modern medicine developed, the benefits of massage therapy were discounted. It was used less and less.
In the 1996 Summer Olympics massage was deemed a core medical service, this gave it great credibility. Head massage, or champissage is practiced all over Europe and was brought to the US in the 1970's.
So many nerve endings and so much of our nervous system is in our heads. Generally a massage can help different areas of the body. Well, it's the same with the head. If you have a headache, try head massage. This type of massage (also known as Indian head massage) is offered at most salons and spas, or can even be done at home.
Oils may be used in some cases. You may, however, opt for no oil. Either way, you will leave your clothing on, unlike most other massage techniques where one is partially clothed or nude, covered in towels. However, if you do opt for oil, be sure to cover your clothes to protect them.
There are many benefits of head massage. Primarily, it relaxes you, which in turn causes muscles to relax and the spirit to be calm and uplifted. It can also improve blood circulation. My dad went for one to relieve his tinnitus and migraines. Hair can grow better after a treatment. When you are headache and stress free, it is easier to sleep and concentrate.
by: Pete Webber