Anyone who suffers from frequent headaches will tell you that it is not a pleasant experience. And let’s not even get started with migraines. It's possible that living with either of these difficulties will make you irritable all of the time; it's even possible that you won't be able to get anything done because it's so difficult to function through the discomfort. Medication may be effective in treating the symptoms, but when difficulties recur or persist for an extended period of time, pills alone will not be sufficient. But did you know that your head pain may have a clear cause? Misalignment in the spinal column can have a number of negative effects, not least of which include headaches and migraines. If you suffer from frequent headaches or migraines, schedule an appointment with a chiropractor. You may be able to find a more effective means of controlling or even getting rid of your head pain!
HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES
The chiropractor can help you if you are experiencing constant discomfort and tightness in your head, or if you are suffering from the worst migraine symptoms, such as sensitivity to light and sound, nausea and vomiting, or depression and irritability. Migraines can happen due to a misaligned spine, but they can also occur as a result of pressure on your nerve endings from repetitive tension on your muscles. This is because your nerve endings are extremely sensitive, and when they become squeezed (for example, as a result of swelling), they send messages to your jaw, shoulder, and neck, causing them to stiffen up, which may be the source of your discomfort!
It may surprise you to learn that tightness in your spinal column can cause intense headaches and migraines. It's possible that over time, this chronic soreness could tug on the wrong muscles, which will cause havoc on other key systems in your body, including the alignment of your bones! It's possible that a severe case of persistent headaches is also a symptom of underlying issues. Because every part of our body is interconnected, and because poor health in one part of our body can cause difficulties in other sections, it is critical that any problems or pain you are experiencing are addressed as soon as possible.
HEADACHES AND MIGRAINES CAN BE HELPED WITH CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT
Chiropractors are well-versed in dealing with disorders such as headaches and migraines, even if you believe that these problems have nothing to do with the spine. As a matter of fact, your spine is linked to a variety of different systems, each of which has an impact on your health in different ways. The nervous system, in particular, is a source of considerable discomfort when it is in poor condition. A consultation and physical examination are frequently the first thing you will experience as part of chiropractic treatment. Following the elimination of all other potential reasons for your head and neck pain, your chiropractor will begin investigating possible alignment adjustments that will be tailored to your unique case and condition.
A chiropractor can assist you in realigning your spine through the use of mild spinal adjustments and non-invasive, non-surgical procedures. These modifications may not seem like much at the time of your treatment, but they have the potential to provide virtually immediate relief from your discomfort. Not only that, but constant chiropractic therapy over time will secure your long-term spinal health and will assist you in improving and maintaining the quality of your life as well as the function of your body.
We can assist you in overcoming your migraine and headache symptoms. Make an appointment with us today by calling NuSpine Chiropractic!
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