Have you ever had a headache? Do you suffer from them more than once a week? Approximately forty-six percent of people around the world have migraines or other types of headaches. If you or someone you know suffers from headaches, then you know how disabling they can be. Headaches have a profound impact on the daily routine of those that have to deal with them. It is also difficult for healthcare providers to find treatment for headaches that works on a regular and continual basis.
What are some known triggers of headaches?
The exact origin of migraines is not totally understood, but the above-mentioned triggers can cause them. Some common symptoms are the sensation of pounding or throbbing, nausea, and light sensitivity. Migraines are categorized as neurovascular in nature.
General medical treatment usually involves medication of one type or another to try to prevent headaches or stop them once they have begun. These treatments carry risky side effects and are not always successful. What else can be done?
To learn more about the connection between head and neck injuries and migraines download our complimentary e-book
The doctors at Brooks Spinal Care in Tulsa, Oklahoma use an entirely different approach. It is a special technique used in chiropractic care that corrects spinal misalignments that can be the underlying cause of headaches.
This approach is unique in the fact that an adjustment is only given when absolutely necessary. Once the doctors at Brooks Spinal Care examine you, they can determine if the nerve and blood supplies to the brain have been impaired due to a misalignment. This hinders proper function of the brainstem. It is crucial that a correction is made at the right time and at the proper place on the neck.
The doctors will use the latest technology to assess your spine and nervous system function. Once your misalignments are corrected, you will begin to see positive results and less pain. This can happen in as little as one adjustment!
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Hanson click the button below or call 866-587-7111
Stovner LJ, Hagen K, Jensen R, Katsarva Z, Lipton R, Scher A, Steiner T, Zwart JA. The global burden of headache: a documentation of headache prevalence and disability worldwide. Cephalgia 2007; 27(3):193-
Elster EL. Upper cervical chiropractic care for a patient with chronic migraine headaches with an appendix summarizing an additional 100 headache cases. J Vert Sublux Res 2003;AUG(3):1-10.