Headache and migraine pain may seem insurmountable; however, chiropractic care is among the forefront of treatment options for reducing and eliminating pain from chronic headaches and migraines.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014
Headaches are incredibly prevalent and are among the most common neurological disorders experienced. Stress, dietary imbalances, cervical subluxation, tight muscles in the neck shoulders, chemical imbalances in the blood and brain are just a few examples of things that cause and exacerbate headaches and migraines. Additionally, headaches and migraines are amongst the most common reasons for missing school or work. For people who experience frequent headache and migraines, it is very likely that they will become dependent on pain medication for management of symptoms and pain. It is important to address not only the symptoms, but also to identify the underlying causes of headaches and migraines due to their ability to negatively impact a person’s day to day life.
The two most common types of headaches are tension headaches and migraines. Tension headaches tend to arise due to an overabundance of tension in the neck and shoulder muscles. This can be caused by poor posture, bad workplace ergonomics, stress, and lack of exercise. Migraines, on the other hand, are an inherited neurological disorder wherein over-excitable neural pathways respond strongly to a stimulus, resulting in an immediate migraine attack. Symptoms of migraines include photosensitivity, inability to concentrate, moodiness, nausea, and sinus pain, among others.
“When headaches, migraines, or any other kind of pain begins to interfere with the way you live your life, it is important to consult with the medical professional,” says Dr. Adam Jacobs. “Headache and migraine pain may seem insurmountable; however, chiropractic care is among the forefront of treatment options for reducing and eliminating pain from chronic headaches and migraines.”
Chiropractic care is a conservative style of medical care that focuses on holistic, non-invasives approaches to caring for the body, particularly the nervous system. Chiropractic doctors are able to identify the triggers of headaches and migraines, and from there, are able to treat the patient with a treatment modality tailored to the individual cause of their headache. An adjustment of the cervical spine to reduce pressure on associated nerves and restore spinal alignment is one such treatment. In cases where tension headaches are treated, soft tissue therapies such as Active Release Technique, which reduce inflammation and improve muscular balance and range of motion, are able to eliminate the headache while also returning the body to a state of optimal function.
SF Chiropractic will provide extensive complimentary consultations and perform spinal adjustments to help relieve the pain and symptoms associated with migraines and headaches for the month of June. Call the office at (415) 788-8700 to make an appointment and receive immediate relief from chronic headaches and migraines.