Cervicogenic Headache

Find out today if your headaches are coming from your cervical spine!

Chronic headaches are a problem for a large population of people. These headaches can comefrom a variety of different sources and can affect everyone differently.

A majority of chronic headaches come from the cervical spine and have different treatments that can be performed to reduce and eliminate occurrence of these headaches.

Treatment Methods

  • Cervical and thoracic spine manipulation consists  of a physical therapist manipulating (hearing an  audible pop or crack) your neck and back to move  in a way that releases the stress and tension within  that region, abolishing your headache symptoms.
  • Strengthening exercises help to retrain the deep  stabilizers in your back and neck to put less stress  on the upper cervical region.
  • Dry needling therapy includes the insertion of thin  needles into soft tissues that have been shown to  refer pain to the head and neck relieving tension.
  • Abolishing these headaches may be as simple as  combining postural corrections with these manual  techniques in order to reduce the constant stress in  your upper cervical region.