Headache treatment can be challenging as the types of headaches can vary as much as the people who get them. Some people have experienced headaches since they were a kid and for unknown reasons. Others can attribute their headaches to their neck pain and poor posture at work. Whatever the cause, headaches can ruin the quality of your life.
Our Headache Treatment Options:
Dr. Hampton offers gentle force, moderate force and aggressive force treatment options for headaches. You are the boss when it comes to the treatment, so Dr. Hampton will listen to you and your concerns; for example, some patients prefer and tolerate hands on treatment; other patients prefer tool assisted and gentle techniques. With that said, chiropractic is a highly effective and scientifically proven form of treatment for headaches; its results have been supported by clinical trials and published in peer-reviewed medical journals… (for more information click here)
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Massage therapy can be helpful in releasing tension in specific muscles that can be contributing to your headaches. We have licensed massage therapists trained in trigger point and deep tissue massage specifically for headaches; releasing muscle tension in your neck can go a long ways in ridding you of your headaches… (for more information click here)
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Class IV laser therapy is an effective treatment for headaches; the directed heat from the laser penetrates deeper tissues in your neck that are contributing to your headaches. This helps relax muscles, decrease inflammation and help your body heal faster so that your headaches can improve…(for more information click here)
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Types of Headaches
Headaches come in several shapes and sizes. Here are some of the common types of headaches we have success in treating:
Migraines tend to be more severe in nature; they can cause debilitating pain and often times lasting for 72 hours.
Migraine suffers complain of:
- Severe, throbbing headaches, sometimes concentrated on one side of the head or eye.
- Sensitivity to light
- Nausea and vomiting
- Visual Aura
Cervicogenic Headaches & Tension Headaches
These types of headaches are often linked to poor neck posture whether sleeping or working on a computer.
Cervicogenic and Tension Headache symptoms:
- Pain at the base of the skull/upper neck the is spreading to one side of the head
- Pain most often, but not exclusively, in the back of the head and over to the forehead.
Common Causes of Headaches:
- Long hours working at a desk
- Driving for long distances and tensing up
- Working in awkward/bent over positions
- Generally poor upper body -hormonal changes in women
- Certain foods or food additives
- Stress: physical, emotional and chemical
- Hormone changes