Head massage has been practised for over a thousand years, as part of family life for grooming and relaxation. It supports the nervous system and has many of the benefits of other types of massage. In particular, it relieves migraine pain and headaches, sinusitis and chronic neck and shoulder stiffness. It increases oxygen and glucose to the brain and thereby improves concentration, clear thinking and helps to relieve depression. Head massage is also said to stimulate hair growth. The head massage at the studio, includes massage of the shoulders and neck and is done with an application of light oils specific to the needs of the client.