There are many different types of headaches. We treat virtually all kinds of chronic headaches that from minor and occasional to severe and constant. We have described a few different types of headaches below. If you have a different kind of headache, or are not sure the cause, we can expertly diagnose your headache type and recommend treatment.
Chiropractic care is very effective in the treatment of headaches. Our chiropractors are able to identify the type of headache your experiencing. They’re able to identify triggers of headaches enable you to avoid these triggers. Oftentimes spinal manipulation and chiropractic adjustments improved spinal function to alleviate headaches. We are able to recommend nutritional advice and exercises and help with headaches.
Migraine headaches are caused by brain activity and blood vessels within the brain. Symptoms of migraine headaches include sensitivity to light, activity to sounds, nausea, vomiting, pain, difficulty in concentrating, throbbing and pounding sensations in and around the head.
Chiropractic care of migraine headaches includes spinal manipulation to alleviate tension and strain on the neck. We often also identify triggers of migraine headaches enabling you to avoid these triggers.
Tension headaches are also called chronic daily headaches or chronic non-progressive headaches. These of the most common type of headaches. They are often caused by a muscle contracture in the head and neck. Symptoms includes mild to moderate pain and also become chronic in nature.
Chiropractic treatment of tension headaches includes spinal manipulation to alleviate tension and strain on the neck. We often also identify triggers of migraine headaches enabling you to avoid these triggers.
Cluster headaches often are very severe. Fortunately, they are not very common, however suffers of these headaches described as very intense. Symptoms of cluster headaches include severe throbbing, piercing pain and burning. The word cluster diseases referring to a grouping of attacks that occur many times a day. These attacks may last long as a few weeks or few months. Oftentimes, they go into remission only to recur at a later date.
Chiropractic treatment of cluster headaches includes spinal manipulation to alleviate tension and strain on the neck.
As the name implies, sinus headaches originate in the sinuses of the face and skull. There are described as deep and constant in the cheek bones, forehead and nose. Pain is exacerbated by head movement and moving of fluids through the sinuses. There are associated with nasal discharge, fluid in the ears, fever and swelling of the face.
Chiropractic treatment of sinus headaches includes spinal manipulation to alleviate tension and strain on the neck.