Headaches? Call the Chiropractor
Many patients walk through the door of our office complaining of headaches. Chiropractors in Tampa and around the US report 13% of their patients list headaches as a symptom they are seeking treatment for. Our Tampa Chiropractor reports great success in helping patients suffering from headaches and migraines, in the last few years there is even more research to support this.
Some headaches can be the result of reactions to foods, eye stress, noises, lights, stress, insomnia, excessive exercise, and even changes in blood sugar levels. On rare occasions headaches can be a warning sign from an underlying health problems. Although the vast majority of headaches are primary headaches: tension, migraine, or cervicogenic headaches. These types of headaches are usually the result of joint, muscle and posture problems.
Tension headaches were the focus of a 2011 Dutch study showed adjustments from a chiropractor are more effective than usual care from a general practitioner for reducing their symptoms short and long term. Tension headaches are usually the result of tight muscles in the head and neck that cause pain around the head in a band like pattern.
The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics published guidelines for chiropractic treatment of adult headaches. The Canadians research team published in Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics showing support for chiropractic adjustments and treatment for both migraine and cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic headaches refer pain from the neck and are usually start in the back of the head and shoot to the front.
Visiting Bay City Chiropractic is a great choice to start the process to eliminating headaches and migraines from your life. The doctor starts with talking to you about your symptoms to gain a better understanding of the causes of your headaches. Followed by an exam to eliminate other conditions and pin point the cause. Treatment can include many facets: Adjustments, rehab therapy, exercises, postural, diet and nutritional recommendations, lifestyle and ergonomic suggestions.
Bay City Chiropractic strives to provide the best patient care to Tampa, Seminole Heights and the surrounding area. We offer a Wellness Team of Chiropractors, an Acupuncture Physician, a Medical Doctor, Massage and Occupational Therapists. Call today or make an appointment to experience the benefits of our wellness office.