Headaches can cause serious discomfort and may be the result of posture or alignment. If you need a headache chiropractor, contact us today.
Headaches are one of the most common symptoms experienced in humans. This condition can be extremely debilitating for the sufferer and/or the family, with most people experiencing symptoms reporting a large reduction in both social activities and work capacity.
There are many types of headaches cited in the literature. Some common types include; tension headache, cervicogenic headache and migraines. We are often asked can a chiropractor help with a headache?
A comprehensive history and examination, including neurological testing is always undertaken. At Family Life Chiropractic, we are experienced in detecting musculoskeletal dysfunction in the cervical spine. A Cervicogenic headache, which is estimated to affect 20-25% of the adult population, is caused by an impairment in the cervical spine. In this type of headache the pain is located at the back of the head and may spread to the top of the skull. Occasionally the pain will spread to the forehead or temple, it may also be associated with pain or discomfort behind the eye. The pain can be frustrating as it is referred pain from the nerves of the upper neck. If you have any specific questions about chiropractic and headaches, please give us a call.