Why Chiropractic Care for Headaches?
A cause of headaches can be from spinal bones in the neck that aren't supporting your head properly. This can affect nerves, muscles and even the blood supply to your head. Research has shown that the most common types of headaches respond well to chiropractic care. Research shows that spinal manipulation – one of the primary treatments provided by our doctors of chiropractic care at Mill Creek – may be an effective treatment option for tension headaches and those that originate in the neck.
How Does it Work?
The vast majority of even the most severe headaches are relieved when spinal subluxations (spinal joints that are out of alignment, don't move well and also irritate the nerves) and jaw problems are corrected. The effects that these types of problems have on the nerves, often results in pain in the head.
The Chiropractic doctors at Mill Creek Chiropractic Clinic first try to locate areas of the spine that aren't moving properly and take note of spinal curves. Then we analyze your posture and your ability to turn and bend. We're also trained to recognize the signs of rare problems that may require immediate medical attention (usually not the case).