Here is a nice video massage tutorial on how to help people get rid of a headache using simple massage techniques.
In my opinion, the techniques are important – they give you a frame in which to operate. But at least as important as the techniques and mechanics of massage are that you really put your feeling inside. Don’t just go through the moves, but pour your heart into it.
It’s important to note that in this video she is DEMONSTRATING how to do a headache massage, so to me, I just look at her and can see that she is not “into” it. But I am quiet sure that when she does a real treatment, she has that attention focused on her clients, rather than on a camera, and that’s what you want to do.
If you want to massage a headache away, perform circular motions with the fingers and thumbs around the ear tissue. Massage the head and scalp to relieve a headache with tips from a massage therapist in this free video on massage techniques.