Get Effective Treatment for Neck Pain and Headache
Headaches are a very common issue that affects a lot of people. Headaches are not a normal part of life, if you suffer from headaches, there is an underlying issue that is causing that referral of pain into the head. Although some medication can assist you with your neck pain and headache temporarily, it will not target the underlying cause and may bring about potentially harmful side effects. Correct neck and headache treatment procedure is what you need.
At Bonnyrigg Chiropractic & Sports Injury Clinic, we take your headaches seriously. We will ask the important history questions, assess your headaches biomechanically and neurologically, help you understand where your neck pain and headache is coming from and tailor a specific treatment plan for you.
95% of all headaches are thought to be due to muscular tension, weakness, postural imbalances and joint dysfunction. Chiropractic treatment can help provide relief from your constant headache.
Common Neck Pain and Headache Symptoms And Their Treatment
While most people consider their headaches as migraines, we will help investigate and identify certain factors that will differentiate migraines from other types of headaches such as cervicogenic or tension type headaches.
Cervicogenic headache has its roots in the neck and can arise from various conditions such as prolapsed disc in the neck, osteoarthritis, a whiplash injury or from falling while playing some sport.
If you experience any of the following:
Headache on one or both sides of the head
Sensitivity to light and sound due to headache
Vomiting or nausea due to a headache
Dull, throbbing, pulsating and sharp pain in your head
Ringing in the ears
Pain behind the eyes
Stiffness in the neck that may be proceeding towards the back
Headache with certain head postures or movement
Pain and severe palpitations while coughing and sneezing
It is essential that we investigate the cause of your headaches in order to find the imbalances causing these symptoms. Once we have identified the underlying cause of your neck and headache, we will help you overcome these with specific treatment modalities tailored to you, as well provide you with preventative procedures that will stop your headaches from affecting your day to day life.