Headache Treatment with Chiropractic Care
Approximately half to three-quarters of the population between the ages of 18 and 65 have experienced a headache at some point in the last year. Making headaches a regular occurrence. While headache pain is common, it should never be written off as “usual.” Pain is an indication that something isn’t right, so it’s advised to receive headache treatment if you start to notice you are experiencing pain more often than usual.
Different Types of Headaches
The typical headache is a very mild pain that passes with little to no treatment. However, millions of people suffer from debilitating pain that has a negative impact on their day-to-day lives. That’s why it’s important to know what kind of headache pain you are experiencing to ensure that you get adequate headache treatment. There are dozens of different “types” of headaches and two primary headache categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches.
Primary headaches get defined as a primary condition. Other internal or external factors do not cause these headaches. These types of headaches include:
- Tension Headaches
- Cluster Headaches
Secondary headaches are defined as symptoms of other conditions. These types of headaches include:
- Sinus Headaches
- Medication-overuse Headaches
- Caffeine-related Headaches
- Menstrual Headaches
Chiropractic Provides Alternative, Natural Headache Treatment Options
Headaches are most often treated at home with over the counter medications; however, with more severe headaches, medical professionals prescribe heavier duty pain medications that have some hazardous side effects, including the risk of dependency.
Chiropractic care provides patients with an alternative, all-natural headache treatment option for those who are either trying to avoid or discontinue the use of pain medication. Spinal adjustments are frequently used to help realign vertebrae of the spine that may have moved out of place, causing frequent headache pain.
Headache Treatment in Tallahassee, FL
The team at Big Bend Chiropractic understands just how disruptive headache pain can be. That’s why we take the time to get to know each patient, their health history, and discuss their headache pain at length to determine the best course of action.
Are you seeking headache treatment in the Tallahassee area? Then schedule your appointment online or call our office at (850) 668-4200.