Head | Scalp Massage Benefits

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Anyone who’s ever had a hair stylist massage their scalp knows that it’s remarkably relaxing to have the nerves on the skin’s surface stimulated with gentle pressure. Research shows that scalp massage can lower blood pressure, reduce levels of stress hormones, and slow heart rate. That’s why scalp massage is an important part of the Zeel sleep massage. What is a scalp massage? A scalp massage is a head massage designed to relax the mind and encourage circulation. Many times, tension is felt within the head and neck, so scalp massages can be very effective as a stress reducer. Warm oil is massaged throughout the scalp, working to relax tight muscles in the temple and neck regions. As with any good massage, a scalp massage with tried-and-true techniques can turn…
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Trigger Point Massage Therapy

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What is a trigger point? Trigger points or muscle “knots” are sensitive spots in soft tissue, and too many of them is “myofascial pain syndrome.” They are usually described as micro-cramps, but the science is half-baked and their nature is controversial. Regardless, these sore spots are as common as pimples, often alarmingly fierce, and they seem to grow like weeds around injuries. They may be a major factor in back and neck pain, as a cause, a complication, or a bit of both. What is a trigger point massage therapy? Trigger point massage therapy is specifically designed to alleviate the source of the pain through cycles of isolated pressure and release. In this type of massage for trigger point therapy, the recipient actively participates through deep breathing as well as…
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Proactively relieve your stress with massage

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How can massage relieve stress? Massage therapy has been shown to: Reduce your stress hormone levels by 30 percent. And increase serotonin and dopamine levels by 28 and 21 percent. Massage Therapy Can Help Relieve Stress by Helping With the Following and More: Headaches Fatigue Sleep Problems Anxiety Irritability Inability to focus Depression Restlessness Memory Problems Acne and other skin issues Better heart health Weight Gain Digestive Issues Immune system function We can give in to stress and let it destroy our health and psyche, or we can design and implement an action plan to help us evolve physically, spiritually, psychologically and emotionally in order to cope successfully with it. Massage for stress relief should be considered an essential component of all stress-reduction programs. At the Tampa Massage Clinic, located in Tampa,…
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