In a study conducted at Macquarie University, specific chiropractic adjustments to the spine significantly reduced migraines in 71% of the people surveyed…
The frequency, duration, severity and amount of medication all decreased markedly*
Many types of headaches can be attributed to poor postures and neck/upper back issues. Commonly these headaches are felt in the upper neck, back of the head, temples and behind the eyeballs. For these reasons, many headaches sufferers get great relief from chiropractic care.
Also physical and environmental causes of headaches include: Fatigue, Caffeine, Alcohol, Stress, Dehydration.
The primary focus of chiropractic is the location, correction and prevention of impairments to the nervous system. Chiropractic care can be effective in headache management because it corrects impairments which often cause headaches. Chiropractic is extremely safe and is fast becoming a recognised health choice for headaches. Chiropractors use gentle spinal adjustments to correct impairments to alleviate headaches and also provide lifestyle advice on helping to prevent their occurrence.
* Tuchin, P. et al. (2000). A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 23(2), 91-95.