Indian Head & Scalp Massage

Indian head & Scalp Massage is a form of relaxation massage that focuses on the face, head, neck, shoulders & upper arms. The practice of Indian Massage originated from Ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine. This massage encompasses the application of warm, nurturing, aromatic oils to specific marma points on the face and scalp which has a therapeutic, balancing effect on the nervous system. This treatment will help you release stress & tension creating a sense of peace & well-being throughout your body.
Benefits of Indian Head & Scalp Massage
 
  • Improves blood circulation increasing O2 supply to the brain

  • Calms, revitalizes & uplifts the spirit

  • Relaxes taut, uncomfortable muscles, eases stiffness & breaks down knots & fascial restrictions in the muscle tissue

  • Increases joint mobility

  • Improves lymphatic drainage which helps to remove waste products & toxins thereby enhancing immune function

  • Encourages deeper breathing & relaxation

  • Triggers release of “feel good” endorphins creating a euphoric sensation of contentment & happiness

  • Helps to dissipate mental fatigue, stress & depression resulting in heightened mental alertness, increased concentration & clearer thinking

 
Indian Head Massage can also be used to treat
  • Eye strain

  • Tension Headaches & Migraines

  • Earaches

  • Jaw pain & TMJ syndrome

  • Sinusitis congestion

  • Dry hair, split ends & psoriasis of the scalp

  • Acne breakouts

  • Insomnia & disturbed sleep

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Tinnitus

  • Bells Palsy

Indian Head & Scalp massage is a complementary, non-invasive & safe modality suitable for most everyone including seniors & children. Please notify your therapist if any of the following considerations apply to you…
  • Epilepsy
  • Circulatory issues including thrombosis, varicose veins, heart conditions, history of embolism or hemorrhages or uncontrolled BP
  • Head, neck, face injury or concussion in the last year
  • Recent surgery or infection
  • Pregnancy, cancer or diabetes

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