Massage Techniques for Sinus Relief

Sinus is a common problem for many of you. There are a number of medicines which are present in the market. But you should also know that there are a number of massages that are available in the market which can relieve you from sinus.

Listed below are the names and functions of a number of such massages.

Head Spa massage

Head Spa massage is a type of massage for your head. It is like a spa for your brain and soul. Functions of head massage are given below:

Functions of Head Spa Massage:

  • Relieve tension in your neck and head.
  • Increase blood circulation, stimulate millions of nerve endings
  • Ease sinus and head pain with 15 points of vibration.


Acupuncture is the technique of inserting thin needles through the skin at definite points on the body to manage pain and other diseases.

Functions of Acupuncture:

  • The massage expert inserts needles along the meridian areas of your body linked to an ailing organ or tissue–increasing production of immune-system cells, pain-dulling endorphins, and neurotransmitters that lower blood pressure.
  • It also heals muscular skeletal pains and arthritis
  • It does not work for migraines, obesity and strokes

General Massage Therapy

General massage therapy is nothing but common massage in the affected areas to heal the patient physically and mentally. Today this type of massage has become very common among the people as it is the most holistic form of healing technique.

Functions of Acupuncture:

  • Massage therapists influence muscles to increase blood flow and alleviate pain and stress.
  • The pressure on tense tissues blocks pain signals to the brain and releases the feel-good hormone serotonin.
  • It also facilitating recovery and gives comfort after vigorous athletic activity
  • It does not work for neck pain and premenstrual syndrome

Extra Massage Techniques

These are some very simple methods of sinus massage which you can perform at home.
These are:

Nose Rub:

  • Warm up your nose by rubbing them up. With your palm of one hand rub the tip of your nose in a circular motion.
  • Continue for15-20 times, then another 15-20 times in the other direction.
  • Repeat this for a number of times a day for sinus problems,  stuffy nose, nasal congestion etc.

Head Acupressure:

Place your fingers on your head and use your thumbs to find then press 2 points which are situated on either side of your neck muscles in a curvature , several times a day, and on regularly to prevent sinus problems, headache, sore eye and head colds.

Hand Acupressure:

  • This point is situated about 1.5 inches in from the edge of the webbing between your index finger and thumb.
  • Put your thumb on the point and your index finger on your palm and use a pinching technique to arouse the point deeply for 1-2 minutes.
  • Repeat on the other hand.
  • Repeat 2-3 times a day, and on a regular basis to get rid of sinus pain, blocked nose and headache.