Headaches Q & A

Headaches are among the most common disorders of the nervous system.  Although they are extremely common headaches are never a normal part of life.  Headaches are not only painful they can be disabling and rank as one of the top three causes of disability.  Over the counter medication such as Advil and Tylenol may provide temporary relief they do not address the underlying cause of headaches.

Causes of headaches and migraines:

  • Poor posture
  • Muscle/joint imbalance and dysfunction
  • Computer and phone posture
  • Sitting for long periods
  • Poor sleeping habits
  • Poor nutrition/chemical stress
  • Emotional stress
  • Physical stress

Are headaches and migraines preventable?

Yes!  Headaches and migraines are extremely preventable once the underlying cause of the symptoms is found and corrected.

What can chiropractic do for headaches?

The chiropractor will assess the cause of your headaches.  Whether a physical, chemical or emotional origin, once determined an appropriate care plan will be implemented to correct it.

Can headaches/migraines be prevented?

Take a look at the list of causes.  Identify and correct all problem areas and seek help for those problems that need further and professional assistance.   Remember, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.