Two sessions of Thai massage per week for four weeks reduced the issues associated with chronic tension-type headaches, according to recent research.
The study, “A randomized controlled trial on the effectiveness of court-type traditional Thai massage versus amitriptyline in patients with tension-type headaches,” involved 60 people ages 18 to 65 who had been diagnosed with chronic tension-type headaches (CTTH).
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Massage News 2016 reports that Two traditional Thai massages a week, for a month, can relieve the symptoms of chronic tension headaches, which result in millions of pounds each year of losses as employees are forced to take days off. Chronic tensions headaches can be as severe that they cause double vision, making driving a car dangerous, and sitting at a computer all day, impossible.
A randomised controlled trail, studying the effectiveness of traditional court style thai massage versus the medication amitriptyline, in patients with chronic tension headaches, showed a better result in regards to pain experienced at all levels of assessment.
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