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Headaches and a chiropractic treatment approach

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There are many other types of headaches including cluster headaches, sinus headaches, exertion headaches, caffeine withdrawal etc.


If you suffer from headaches, this can be a serious quality of life issue. 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 carry on? Place an ice pack on your forehead? Lie down in a dark place? Take medication and hope the pain goes away? There is a better alternative.


Evidence suggests that chiropractic care, including manual therapy, can be effective in treating cervicogenic and tension headaches.1 Studies have also shown that chiropractic care can help decrease the intensity and frequency of migraines. (1


(2 Bryans R, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, et al. Evidence based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2011; 34: 274-89.