Migraine headaches, or migraines, are recurrent headaches that may be severe &, in some cases, completely incapacitating. More than 29 million persons have migraines (1). Women are affected more than men (4 : 1 ratio). The average age of onset is between 25 & 55 years, but migraines can occur in children. Massage can help. via… Continue reading Massage & Migraines
Sciatica is inflammation of the sciatic nerve. Pain usually originates in the lower back or hip & travels down one side of the posterior thigh & leg, but both sides may be affected. Massage has been found to improve function & reduce symptoms in persons with lower back pain. via Massage & Sciatica — Susan Salvo's… Continue reading Massage & Sciatica
I’m reposting this article (Feb/2016) as my migraines only worsen year after year, and yes, in my belief the variation in barometric pressure plays a huge factor. Last month I decided to try hot/cold stone massage therapy and peppermint oil via a diffuser. It’s eased less painful migraines, however, I’m still stuck with the excruciating… Continue reading Which weather changes triggers migraines?