• Headache Diagnosis & Treatment

    Headache Diagnosis & Treatment

    each type of headache responds best to a specific treatment
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Diagnosing and Treating a Headache

Patients often suffer from more than one type of headache, and symptoms can be very similar. However, each type of headache responds best to a specific treatment. Poor posture and upper back stiffness can cause tension headaches. Loss of motion in the neck joints or weak neck muscles, such as seen after whiplash, can be a major cause of headache and neck pain.

Frequently headaches experienced as a result of myofascial trigger points, upper back stiffness, or neck dysfunction can be as severe as a migraine. If your headaches do not respond to medication, you will likely benefit from manual therapy that alleviates joint and muscle stiffness in the neck and upper back region.

Treatment may include:

  • Evaluation of postural, joint and muscular dysfunction
  • Manual therapy to correct joint and muscular dysfunction
  • Stabilization skills
  • Education on posture and body mechanics
  • Pacing and self-management skills
  • Relaxation techniques
 

 

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