Headaches are a common ailment worldwide. Research data estimates that globally, 46% of adults have an active headache disorder. That includes people suffering from migraines (11%), tension type (42%) and chronic daily headaches (3%). The lifetime prevalence or odds that you will suffer from a headache at some point in your life is higher: 66% for headaches, 14% for migraines, and 46% for tension type headaches. The good news is, there is no need to suffer with your headaches. Chiropractors are well equipped to help with many different types of headaches with a variety of different treatment options. Chiropractic manipulation and mobilizations to the joints of the neck and upper back, as well as soft tissue therapy to the affected muscles has shown to give relief from some types of headaches. Some Chiropractors are also trained in acupuncture treatment, which is another treatment option to help with headaches. Chiropractors might also address other lifestyle factors that could be contributing to your headaches, for example: stress, postures, ergonomics, sleeping habits, exercise routine, diet etc. Why wait any longer? If you or someone you know is suffering from headaches, give the office a call and see if Chiropractic treatment is a treatment option for you!
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