How To: Use massage to treat migraines

In this clip, we're going to be talking about how to treat migraine headaches. There's several different ways. If you want to go the more natural way, you want to go on a very easy and relieving way, we're going to start out by cupping our fingers underneath the neck and just kind of staying there. Try massage for migraine relief. Learn to treat headaches and migraines with massage in this health how-to video.

How To: Give a full body massage properly

Admit it: you're all stressed out, and you could use some relaxation. Watch this 4 part video tutorial to learn all about how to give a full body massage, the right way. Now, all you need to do is find a partner who will watch this with you, and then give you the massage you so desperately need!

How To: Use tense release technique and self-massage to cure headache and stress

Stress, migraines, headaches, sounds like life to me. When life gets too fast and stressful for us, you may think that you do not have the time, or the money, to get a professional massage, or take care of ourselves. But it's easier than you think, with these amazingly relaxing videos you will learn various holistic solutions to some of the most common problems such as stress, migraines, and headaches through self-massage and tense release techniques.

How To: Perform a Swedish massage on the chest

This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the chest. Proper draping technique is covered as well specific massage routines for the chest area. Watch this instructional video and learn how to do the strokes necessary to give a Swedish style massage on the chest.

How To: Perform Shiatsu and Thai massage

There's such a variety of massage styles to choose from today. Take Shiatsu and Thai massage. They're based on traditional Asian medicine, and are designed to address aches and pains, but are also aimed at balancing the energy of the body to improve health and well-being.

How To: Give a good 15 minute massage

Massage has been around for a very long time. It has been proved that massage can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and create a feeling of well being. 54% of doctors recommend massage therapy. 85% of all diseases are believed to be stress related. Giving massages is fun and helps build muscle strength in the legs and arms. First you want to remember fiber direction when giving a massage. Start by warming the muscles up by kneading the tissue rather than using any techniques to really ...

How To: Give a full body lymph node drainage massage

First, open the nodes under the clavicle which opens the rest of the system. Begin with nodes beneath the clavicle, follow the neck chain up and down. Drain the face, chin, nose and cheeks. Open the upper portion of the lungs. Open the axillaries, which are under the arm pits. They go to the heart and liver and cast away toxins to the kidney, bladder and excrete. Next, work on the arms. Open proximally then distally. Open the nodes along the rib cage and open the abdomen. Work in that quadran...

How To: Give a trigger point massage

A trigger point is a group of knots in your muscles. When using a trigger point release you use firm pressure and have the person inhale and then slowly exhale. That allows the muscles to contract when they inhale and then relax as they exhale through their mouths. As they relax you can go deeper into the tissue. If it's a true trigger point the muscle will twitch when it begins to release. Use your thumbs and start at the base of the neck on both sides of the spine pressing outward about two...

How To: Massage through the colon to relieve constipation

The man in the video teaches a very helpful massage routine to help relieve constipation. He explains where and how hard to put pressure on the area. He even goes to explain that where the fecal matter is pushed through the abdomen. The video also shows a very good demonstration by using a patient. What you want to do, is start with very easy low pressure. You then gradually increase in pressure. He explains that you want to start with the sigmoud part of the colon, just around the hip bone. ...

How To: Give a good neck & shoulder massage

Relax your sweetheart after a long day of work with a neck and shoulder massage. First, you have the recipient take a deep breath (or a few breaths) to get them warmed up. Then, you start by squeezing the neck and shoulder muscles in the way shown in the video. The neck and shoulders store a lot of tension from driving, hunching over, computer work, etc. Put your arms into it as though you are kneading dough. That will give you the right amount of pressure to relive tired muscles.

How To: Massage the feet when giving a full-body massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates how to give a foot massage. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Give a lymphatic drainage massage

This video shows the viewer how to give a lymphatic drainage massage of the head and neck. A pillow elevates the head slightly to help the drainage process. Using a light oil, she applies the oil to the neck and the face of the client. She puts her fingers inside the clavicle bone at the base of the neck and pumps to start the fluid moving down. Encourage the client to take deep breaths as this helps the fluid to move down. This is a great massage to get in the spring time when allergies are ...

How To: Massage the hip to buttocks

The hip to buttocks glide massage technique demonstrated in this how-to video is a great way to work the sciatic nerve. Use lots of massage oil when giving a sensual ass massage. You probably spend a lot of time sitting around on your butt all day, so the rub down technique in this video massage tutorial is sure to feel great.

How To: Cure a headache with a massage

In this clip, we're going to be talking about how to massage away a headache. There are certain different types of headache. So after you've asked your body where the headache is specifically, if it's on the left side or on the right side, if its starting from the base of the neck, maybe even the shoulders, then that way it will gear you to where you need to be a little bit more specifically. Try massage for headache relief. Learn to treat headaches with massage in this health how-to video.

How To: Create a massage room in your home

In this clip, we are going to talk about how to create a room in your home for a massage. You don't necessarily need a table if you want to use your dining room table as long as it's sturdy. Don't get anything flimsy in it and of course it shouldn't be a round table, something rectangular. Making a massage room in your own home is easy with these tips. Learn the business of massage therapy in this how to video.

How To: Massage the chest

Massaging the chest is an important part of any massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet and Health how-to video. Follow these easy massage techniques that will leave any relaxed.

How To: Work around the scapula and give a good chair massage

Everyone loves a massage. In this tutorial, learn how to help someone relax after a long day at work. A good chair massage involves work that is mostly done along each side of the spine. Find out how to work around the scapula in a chair massage with help from Gretchen Rivas, a massage therapist and owner of Relax Wilmington in Wilmington, NC. Check out these great techniques from a professional salon in one of America's most beautiful cities.

How To: Do a DIY facial massage to prevent wrinkles

In their quest for staving off signs of aging, lots of women mistakingly believe that doing a facial massage will lead to stretching the skin out, which leads to wrinkles. But when done correctly, a facial massage can stimulate fluid drainage (which means no puffy eyes) and help increase circulation in the skin, increasing collagen and creating a youthful glow.

How To: Massage the knees and thighs

Massaging the knees and thighs is part of most leg massages. A massage is not complete if you don't massage this area, so make sure not to forget it. Learn the art of giving massage on the knees and thighs in this health how-to video.

How To: Give a professional hand massage

In this video, we learn how to give a professional hand massage. First, spread oil onto the hand with your hands, which will prevent you from sticking together. After this, open the hand up and interlock your fingers with theirs and start to massage the inside of the hand. Open the hand up and work your fingers into the sensitive muscle areas. Go slowly, but apply enough pressure around the hands to make a difference. After this, work the tendons on the front and work your hands around each o...

How To: De-stress with self massage for your shoulder and neck

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to de-stress with a self massage for the shoulders and neck. This process can be done anytime of the day and only takes 5 minutes to do. Begin by squeezing the sore shoulder with the palm of your hand. Now raise the massaging arm up and hold the elbow. Now start massaging the back of the shoulder blades. Then use the palm of your hand and press it against the neck. Continue squeezing the neck and shoulders until the pain is relieved. This video will b...

How To: Drain the lymphatic system with a face massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a face massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Give a cranial sacral massage

Psychetruth shows you how to give a cranial sacral massage. This therapy works with the head and the skull bones and the base of the spine. This structure is being influenced by the massage. The massage is done by placing hands on the face and apply pressure to the different parts of the bones. By applying pressure and holding them in place you will feel an expansion. By holding the pressure as it expands the bones can find their way back to a proper alignment.

How To: Perform an advanced Swedish massage on the back

This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the back. The massage techniques are performed twice to demonstrate the detailed techniques, including biomechanics, as well as to show proper flow of a massage. Watch this instructional video and learn how to give a back massage using the Swedish style.

How To: Give a hand massage

This three and a half minute video talks through the basics of hand massage. With close-ups of the action, the instructor talks through the basic technique and progression for hand massage, providing details and emphasis. All the various strokes are covered: stretching strokes, circular compression, squeezing and kneading. There's no lotion or special materials you need - just your hands, and the hands of a lucky subject. If you want to learn a new way to please your friends or partner, take ...

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