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Headaches

 

We have all at one time or another suffered from headaches.  However, quite often  there is a musculoskeletal component contributing to the issue.

 

That said, many headaches do come from metabolic causes or illness.  To determine the nature of the headaches a detailed consultation involving taking your blood pressure and temperature will be performed.

 

Posture is the issues that can lead to a tightening of the muscles in the upper part of the neck.  These create muscle tension that can refer to the front of the head.  Other headaches, such as migraines, can be a caused by a combination of musculoskeletal dysfunction in the neck alongside metabolic stress.  In these cases treatment may include dietary advice and supplementation.

Headache Related Conditions 

  • Cervicogenic Headaches (caused by myofascial dysfunction of the neck).

  • Migraines

Treatment Techniques Frequently Used​

  • Myofascial release (the releasing actively or passively of the soft tissues contributing toward the problem).

  • Spinal Manipulative Therapy in the neck for improved joint function.

  • Cranial sutural release.

  • Dietary and supplement advice.

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