Headaches aren’t an isolated occurrence. They frequently have specific triggers and can be caused by subluxations in the neck and upper back.
These subluxations affect the nervous system, putting pressure on the neural pathways of your musculoskeletal system. Aspirin can cover up the problem, but it isn’t a permanent solution.
Long-term headache relief in Portland comes from directed care. Directed care begins with an assessment from Pioneer Chiropractic & Wellness.
What kind of headaches can a chiropractor relieve?
Chiropractic care has been proven to provide lasting relief for migraines, tension headaches, and more.
Tension Headache Relief
Tension headache symptoms: As one of the most common types of headaches, tension headaches feel like a constant ache behind the eyes or around the head. They are often referred to as stress headaches and may be caused by poor posture that stresses the neck and back.
What causes tension headaches?
Stress on the neck and back causes subluxations. These can lead to muscle spasms in the rectus capitis posterior minor (RCPM). A tendon attached to this muscle can then easily slip out of place and tug on the dura mater. Every time that muscle spams it will cause tension headaches. Pain trigger points in your neck muscles can also lead to tension headaches. You don’t have to live in pain any longer, relief is here.
Achieve Lasting Relief from your Headaches
Dr. McBride utilizes a number of different techniques depending on the type of headaches you have and where the pain is located. After a full assessment and intake are completed, he’ll perform the most effective therapeutic measures for your specific pain. Techniques may include:
- Drop Table Adjusting
- Diversified Adjustments
- Low Force Techniques
- Soft Tissue Therapy
- Ergonomic Assessments
We may also recommend specific exercises or products designed to improve posture.
Contact to schedule your appointment.
When you’re ready to start treating the problem instead of the symptoms, we’re ready to help. Don’t let headaches control your life any longer. Call or contact us to schedule your first appointment today.