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Headache Treatment with Chiropractic

Written By Duluth Injury & Rehab Center on October 5, 2020

rsz headache3Headaches are a common and often manageable condition that most Americans will experience at some point in their lives. However, what if a headache becomes severe, debilitating, or chronic? It’s estimated that almost one in every four households in the U.S. include at least one person who experiences migraines, and migraines have become the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world. If you experience frequent or severe headaches, chiropractic care offers a natural headache treatment that doesn’t rely on the use of medication. 

Common Headache Triggers  

Headache triggers refer to the cause of headaches. Common triggers include: 

  • Noises
  • Lights 
  • Stress
  • Insufficient sleep 
  • Excessive exercise 
  • Blood sugar changes 
  • Certain foods 

For some, merely avoiding stimuli or behaviors that trigger headaches can reduce headache severity and frequency. 

The Most Common Types of Headaches 

Around 95 percent of all headaches are referred to as “primary headaches.” Primary headaches are not caused by other medical conditions and include migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches. The majority of these types of headaches are caused by tension in neck muscles. Neck tension can occur for a variety of reasons, including poor posture, obesity, and spending hours in one position. Fortunately, these commonalities make chiropractic care an effective and natural headache treatment option. 

How Chiropractic Care Can Be Used as a Natural Headache Treatment 

If you suffer from primary headaches, chiropractic care can help. Chiropractic natural headache treatment plans may include: 

  • Spinal adjustments 
  • Nutrition and dietary recommendations 
  • Behavioral change recommendations  
  • Posture correction 
  • Targeted stretches and exercises 

Finding Natural Headache Treatment in Duluth 

The majority of primary headaches are caused by neck tension and injuries. If you are experiencing severe or chronic headaches, chiropractic care can help. Dr. Joseph Hans has become a cornerstone of the Duluth community for his patient-focused approach. Every case of headaches is different, so treatment options must be tailored to each patient based on their symptoms. 

Your first visit will include a physical exam and a review of your medical history and chiropractic options. In many cases, same-day treatment is available to help you find headache relief once and for all. 

Are you searching for natural headache treatment in Duluth? Put an end to chronic headaches. Contact us today at (770) 738-4290.

Posted In: Migraine Headache Chiropractic