Physical stress is a key contributor to these pains, with many people not getting enough exercise and movement day to day. They can also suffer these pains whilst moving as incorrect lifting at the gym can cause as many problems as not moving at all. Mental stress is another key contributor, with poor mental attitudes and the stresses of daily life weighing down upon people.
How can a chiropractor help?
Chiropractic can assist patients reduce or eliminate the effects of these harmful headaches and migraines. The first phase as with any treatment is compiling a medical history including information about your diet and lifestyle habits. This may include any sudden weight loss or gain, new stressors or a lack of sleep, all of which can contribute to migraines and assist to how we conduct your migraine therapy treatment.
Simple diet adjustments as well as realignments of your neck and spine through our hands-on techniques, exercise and a dose of vitamins can work wonders in your battle against headaches and migraines. We recommend a combination of all of these techniques to achieve the best results.
The success of treatments will depend on the individual and the techniques being used by our chiropractors at Body Focus Chiropractic. Success is also linked to how long the patient has experienced the symptoms, the amount of degeneration occurring in the patient and on what type of pain the patient is experiencing. Clinical studies have proven that chiropractic migraine relief is an effective and natural form of treatment with no harmful side effects.