Cervicogenic Headache

Find out where your headaches may be coming from.

Chronic headaches are a problem for a large population of people. These headaches can come from a variety of different sources and can affect each individual 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.

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