Are you prone to headaches? Consider massage as a preventative measure and for relief during a headache. Massage helps maintain a level of relaxation and stress relief which reduces the chances of migraine attacks and tension headaches significantly by relaxing muscle spasms and trigger points. If you already have a headache, massage can ease the pressure brought on by the headache. By focusing the massage on the upper body we can effectively decrease pain and discomfort brought on by the headache.