It is an instability in the way the brain deals with incoming sensory information, and that instability can become influenced by physiological changes like sleep, exercise and hunger. [Goadsby, P. Dr.]
Soft tissue therapy has a track record of reducing the frequency and symptoms of migraines.
Tip — be sure to use this form of therapy during the prodrome or postdrome phase of a migraine when it is most effective.
Soft tissue therapy helps with:
Soft tissue therapy is more than massage and medical acupuncture can work with meridian or trigger points lines to facilitate migrate frequency reduction (especially if they are tension migraines).
Fascia release during soft tissue therapy allows the body to sit more aligned reducing unhealthy posture taking tension out of the neck and jaw.
You can relieve tension in your head from other areas of your body such as your feet meaning soft tissue therapists don’t have to go anywhere your head if you are concerned about somebody touching your head.
Caring, physical touch is beneficial for mental health and can reduce stress levels and heart rate. So imagine what an hour of caring attentive physical touch, that is specifically catered for you and your needs, can do. Especially in the postdrome phase when it is more likely to feel depressed as a result of the migraine.
Soft tissue therapy not only helps with the symptoms of migraines but it can also help alleviate the symptoms of migraine medication which can include but are not limited to: