There are a wide variety of headaches from simple tension headaches to debilitating migraines and they all have different underlying causes. The most important aspect of treating a headache is to find the cause.
In our office we specialize in getting the details necessary to diagnose the cause of the problem so we can resolve the symptoms. Some classifications of headaches include tension, cervicogenic, hypertensive, hormonal, dietary, cluster, common migraine, classic migraine, neurological, post-concussion and idiopathic.
Some of these are obvious, however some you may not be familiar with. Cervicogenic headaches are caused by dysfunction in the neck and are usually brought on by certain movements or position of the head with pain starting in the back and working toward the front.
Hypertensive headaches are caused by high blood pressure and are usually worse in the morning. Cluster headaches are onsets of debilitating, sharp, throbbing headaches that last days to weeks then off for months.
Neurological headaches can be caused by improper blood flow to the brain and neurological imbalance within the nervous system. Migraines can have a series of causes, but typically respond very well to chiropractic care.
Although these types of headaches have many different causes that should be addressed most of them can be helped with chiropractic care. Many studies show success with cervicogenic, tension, neurological, hormonal, dietary headaches as well as migraines.
There is no reason to suffer with headaches and depend on loads of pain killers to get through the day. With a detailed history, focused orthopedic, neurological and chiropractic examination, x-ray and any additional special tests that may be deemed necessary, we can determine the CAUSE of the symptoms.
Our goal is to tell you what is wrong, why it is wrong and how we will go about fixing it, however, if for some reason it is out of our scope of practice we will surely refer you to the specialist that can best help you resolve the issue.
We specialize in specific chiropractic adjustments of the spine, Active Release Technique to free nerve entrapments and remove muscular adhesions, treatment of the underlying cause of the headaches, nutritional and lifestyle advisement and neuromuscular balance exercises to give your body the best possible chance to overcome the headaches and allow you to live a normal life again.
“Prior to going to Hinde Chiropractic Center, I had been diagnosed with disc herniations in the neck and bulging discs in the low back. In the year before being treated at Hinde Chiropractic, I had experienced ever decreasing endurance and range of motion with ever increasing levels of pain, migraine headaches, and blurred vision.
Since my treatment began, I have experienced several significant changes. My energy and endurance have improved. The pain has lessened.
I have not had a single migraine headache ( I had six the previous year). And amazingly enough, my eyesight has improved. Chiropractic has proven to be one of the most effective tools in improving and maintaining my overall health.”