If you have a headache, you’re not alone. Nine out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches. Some are occasional, some frequent, some are dull and throbbing, and some cause debilitating pain and nausea. What do you do when you suffer from a pounding headache? Do you grit your teeth and carry on? Lie down? Pop a pill and hope the pain goes away? There is a better alternative.
Research shows that spinal manipulation – one of the primary treatments provided by doctors of chiropractic – may be an effective treatment option for tension headaches and headaches that originate in the neck.
Headaches have many causes, or “triggers.” One of the reasons is from you neck.
The greatest majority of primary headaches are associated with muscle tension in the neck. Today, Americans engage in more sedentary activities than in the past, and more hours are spent in one fixed position or posture (such as sitting in front of a computer). This can increase joint irritation and muscle tension in the neck, upper back and scalp, causing your head to ache.
Here are something you can do to prevent this cervical oriented headaches:
And of course, our doctors are always ready to help. Schedule your appointment for an evaluation of headaches is just one phone call away.
Allegany Chiropractic Center in Hagerstown, MD offers a comprehensive approach to help you to move better and relieve pain. We also dedicate ourselves to help you to restore your physical function, lose unwanted weight and improve your fitness level.
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Allegany Chiropractic Center
376 Mill Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740