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Treat Your Headache With Chiropractic Care

By: Dr. Shane Davidson DC

Nine out of ten North Americans suffer from headaches. This is a problem facing far too many people today. That’s why it is hard to come by someone who has never had a headache. How do you relieve that pounding headache? Pop a pill? Tough it out? There is a better way. Novo Chiropractic Lincoln a Lincoln, NE chiropractic practice can help you eliminate the headache without costly (and hard to stomach) drugs. Here is all you need to know about chiropractic care and headaches.

Chiropractor In Lincoln Talks About Headaches

Headaches are almost a universal complaint. Although the majority are benign, some require treatment to curb the discomfort. According to an NCBI study, this particular health concern comprises 3% of emergency department complaints. 

Meaning that if the pain reaches a critical level, you may need timely intervention. With a Lincoln chiropractor, you can manage the headache before it turns into a severe problem. With proper management, you can ease the discomfort and tension. But, to learn more about headaches, you should also know what’s causing them. 

Headache Causes

Primary headaches – treatable by chiropractors – are usually caused by problems associated with trauma or poor posture, which can aggravate the tendons and muscles of your head and neck. A primary headache is not generally a symptom of an underlying disease.

The most common primary headaches are:

  • Cluster headache
  • Migraine
  • Tension headache

Headaches can have all sorts of other causes that a chiropractor can also help you address, including:

  • Environmental stimuli
  • Insomnia
  • Excessive exercise
  • Blood sugar changes

Your chiropractic treatment will focus on these as well as obvious or acute trauma. Chiropractic care is caring for the whole person; a good chiropractor will look at all causes and help you overcome that headache.

How A Lincoln Chiropractor Can Help

A Lincoln chiropractor can regulate, diagnose, and assess your headache. With the use of manual therapy, they can work with tension and cervicogenic headaches. In some cases, this treatment can help ease the frequency and intensity of migraines. Therefore, setting the path for a successful recovery.

How Will I Be Assessed?

Chiropractors look into your history during your initial examination; they may x-ray your neck area and will assess your posture, searching for the root cause of your headache. Headache pain varies in location and intensity and can be caused by a myriad of scenarios. Your chiropractor will help you figure out what triggered your headache and what to do about it.

Treatment Of Headaches

Chiropractors can make gentle adjustments with their hands. The adjustments can correct problems, allow you to regain movement, and reduce headache pain.

It is important to note that your Lincoln chiropractor will adopt whichever techniques work for your best chance at pain relief and diminished headache recurrence. Contact our team at Novo Chiropractic Lincoln today for more information.


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Dr. Shane Davidson Lincoln, NE Chiropractor
Doctor of Chiropractic