Using Chiropractic to Heal Headaches
Headaches are a common occurrence, especially among adult women. In many cases, those who suffer from headaches will get them frequently – this is true for migraine headaches as well. While medications are often prescribed for those who get them on a regular basis, many people prefer to find alternative ways to get relief. And one such effective method is via chiropractic care.
There are many different causes when it comes to headaches, as well as different types of headaches. For some they can be caused by stress, bad posture, certain foods, and alcohol. For others, they just occur regularly with no known cause. In some cases however, they originate from the cervical spine and surrounding areas.
Chiropractic can be an effective treatment – during your initial appointment, your chiropractor can properly examine whether the pain is coming from spinal issues, the muscles, or other areas of the body. Once the source is found, a chiropractor will utilize spinal manipulation, soft tissue therapy, or another form of chiropractic to provide relief.
Another option for relieving the pain of headaches is acupuncture. By stimulating different points in the body, acupuncture can help to alleviate the headache pain right at its source. Often, a treatment that joins chiropractic methods and acupuncture can be beneficial to those who experience recurring headaches.
If you’re suffering from regular headaches or migraines, a visit with Dr. Sarah can help determine the cause and then a personalized treatment can be made to suit your specific needs and offer pain relief. To book your appointment with Bodylab, use our online form or call us at 905-228-3130.