Headaches are one of the most common reasons that cause patients to visiting the doctor.
Nearly every adult will experience a headache in their lifetime, with muscle tension headaches and migraines being the most common.
At any given time, about 45% of global adults have a headache! Needless to say, you are not alone and chiropractic is a proven way to treat this condition.
A common cause of tension headaches are subluxations in the upper back and neck. Have you ever looked down at your cell phone? Well, this common repetitious activity has been known to cause tension in the neck and upper back, and when untreated, can lead to subluxations.
There are multiple reasons why people get migraines:
- from late nights out
- to grinding teeth
- clenching jaw or
The list goes on… but if you are one who takes medications for quick relief to help mask these symptoms, then not only are you are putting yourself at serious risk for longer terms issues such as damage to your kidney’s and liver, but you never get down to the root cause as to why the symptom persists.
In this day in age when we hear of celebrities and athletes who have passed away from years of taking pain medications or opiates, people need to look for other methods to relieve their pain.
Numerous research studies have shown that chiropractic adjustments are very effective for treating headaches, especially headaches that originate in the neck. They have also shown that ongoing Chiropractic care may help prevent unnecessary tension and irritation in the neck and head.
We see individuals of all ages in our clinic nearly every day with headaches, and the good news is that Dr. Brenda Fortin has 15 years of experience, so you are indeed coming to the right place for your headache relief.
It’s our mission to help people live healthier lives, call us today (763) 478-3978 to schedule your appointment.