Your dedicated practitioner at Advanced Back and Neck Care establishes a treatment plan based on your headache symptoms. Most treatment plans include a series of spinal adjustments. During an adjustment, your provider carefully realigns your spine and joints.
When you receive regular chiropractic adjustments, natural energy flow is restored in your body. Over time, the intensity and frequency of your headaches should diminish. Part of your headache and migraine treatment plan may also include:
The exact cause of headaches and migraines isn’t always known. Tension headaches may be the result of stress and muscle tension, while migraines may stem from an imbalance in brain chemicals. Frequent head pain also may be caused by:
Likely, yes. While you should experience some improvement after your first appointment at Advanced Back and Neck Care, it takes several sessions to get your headaches and migraines under control. Most treatment plans start out with one or two visits per week.
As you continue to improve, you can cut back to once a week, or a few times per month. Because chronic headache sufferers report a noticeable improvement after treatment, often patients come back occasionally for routine maintenance adjustments.
Probably, yes. Frequent migraine sufferers often notice several symptoms of a migraine attack days before it actually starts. You might be able to tell that a migraine is approaching if you:
It often is helpful to keep a headache journal. When you notice any sort of abnormal issue, no matter how minor, write it down. After a few months, you should start noticing patterns. This can help you and your doctor devise a preventive plan so you can stop that headache before it starts — or at least lessen your headache pain.
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