Treatment for Headaches
“Kick Your Headache to the Curb”!
If you have headaches, our East Vancouver Chiropractor at Backs in Action Wellness Centre are here to help!
Considering the many causes of headaches, consult your Chiropractor or medical doctor for a proper diagnosis (See the types of headaches and their symptoms here). Also be aware that your headache presentation is unique to you and requires personalized care to attain optimal results.
Some headache treatment options for your headache include:
Chiropractic Headache Treatment
- Perform a Chiropractic adjustment or spinal manipulation to improve spinal function and alleviate stress on one’s system
- Research shows that spinal manipulation is an effective treatment option for migraine headaches, tension headaches and headaches that originate from the neck:
- According to the Duke Study, spinal manipulation provides almost immediate improvement for headaches originating in the neck. It also had fewer side effects and provides longer lasting relief than commonly prescribed medication.
- Helps relieve tension and irritation in the muscles and joints of the neck and upper back
- Advice on stress management techniques
- Advice on posture, ergonomics, exercises and relaxation techniques
Massage Therapy Headache Treatment
- Swedish Petrissage provides Therapeutic Massage manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue in the head and neck
Trigger Point Release
- Trigger Point Therapy for headaches involves a release technique of hyper-irritable nodules in the head and neck muscles
- Myofascial Release involves a release of soft connective tissues in the head and neck using specialized Massage techniques
- Passive Stretching includes Static stretching applied by the Massage Therapist to the neck muscles to lengthen the tissue
Learn More about Headaches
To better understand the causes and symptoms of headaches, visit our detailed blogs :
- Symptoms and Causes of Tension & Cervicogenic Headaches
- Symptoms and Causes of Migraine & Tension Headaches
Headache Treatments in East Vancouver
Regardless of the cause, if you have a headache you want it to end!
Call us at 604-876-9977 to book an appointment for your headache treatment.