Our chiropractors can help you by performing gentle spinal manipulation to treat the restricted joints in your neck. We also work on the soft tissues so that your muscles also relax. This helps restore balance, reduces inflammation, and reduces pain, & sometimes removes the headache all together. The chiropractor will also be happy to help you learn [...]
Yes, in fact, headaches that are caused by a combination of muscle tightness and joint restrictions are referred to as cervicogenic headaches. These are very common headaches, especially in people who work at a desk. Dr. Paije and Dr. Alison see these regularly in the clinic and are well equipped in treating them. They are [...]
Tension headaches are caused by tight muscles in your head and neck. Migraines, on the other hand, are vascular in origin. Migraine auras are caused by vasoconstriction (tightening of the blood vessels), and the throbbing headache that follows is caused by vasodilation (widening of the blood vessels). Migraine headaches are often more severe than ordinary [...]
Tension starting in the neck muscles is the reason we have the term “tension headache.” The muscle at the base of your skull will exert force on your head, causing you to feel pain all across the skull.