Headaches are one of the most common symptoms experienced by Australians. It is often caused by tension in the head and neck (tension-type headache) or from the spinal structures and tissues in the neck (cervicogenic headache). Occasionally, someone can suffer from a more complex type of headache called a "migraine", which can involve nausea, dizziness or even visual disturbances. If you suffer from headaches, our chiropractors first assess your spine to make sure that your headaches are not due to something more serious, then we will formulate a treatment plan that will suit your current condition and care requirements. Studies have shown that chiropractic care, including spinal manipulation, improves migraine and cervicogenic headaches.

 

Bryans R, Descarreaux M, Duranleau M, et al. Evidence based guidelines for the chiropractic treatment of adults with headache. J Manipulative Physiol Ther 2011; 34: 274-89.

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