Headaches and migraines are a common cause of pain and disability. The NHS suggests that headaches and migraines are one of the most common causes of health complaints, with more than 10million people in the UK suffering.
Our Chiropractors are able to examine, identify and treat headaches and migraines of a musculoskeletal origin. These type of headaches arise from the structures in the neck, such as tight muscles, ligaments, nerves and restricted joint movement. You may here our chiropractor using the term cervicogenic headaches when explaining the cause of the pain.
Techniques that may be employed would be massage, stretching of the soft tissues, trigger point therapy, adjustments and mobilisations of the joints in the neck. All these treatment modalities will help alleviate headaches and migraine. We will also work on improving the function of your neck so that headaches and migraines become your past and not your future.