Headache relief through chiropractic adjustment? Is it possible?

Has this ever happened to you? You are about to finish up your day at work, and after sitting on your desk for most of the day you are excited to go home and finally relax. That’s when suddenly you start getting blurry vision, and have become incredibly sensitive to the sound of the phone ringing… Pow! Migraine…

If you suffer from migraines or regular headaches, you aren’t alone. According to statista.com, Migraines and headaches have been the fifth leading health complaint among people. Headaches can range from dull, off & on, to persistent and throbbing. They can make it difficult to be productive and get through the day. Medication can help at times, but did you know there is a natural alternative that can actually help treat headaches? To be more precise, tension headaches & other headaches that arise from the neck, may be treated through a chiropractic adjustment.

But how?

If you are either sitting at a desk all day, or are frequently doing other in-active activities, your headaches may have developed from muscle tension in the neck. These sedentary activities can cause joint irritation as well as muscle tension in the neck, upper back, and scalp; thus leading to headaches. Chiropractors can help treat headaches by releasing the tension through a chiropractic adjustment which helps alleviate the stress in your body. They can also give you advice on exercises, ergonomics, and nutrition to help you manage your stress.

In conclusion, if you are looking for a more natural approach to treating your headache pain, (besides eating well, getting enough water, sleeping well & regular exercise) you may want to talk to a doctor about chiropractic adjustments. Headache relief through chiropractic adjustment is definitely possible depending on the type of headache you have as it tackles the cause instead of just masking the symptoms. If you are in the Lake Oswego area, feel free to give us a call for a consultation to find out how you can benefit from chiropractic adjustments.