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Relieving Headaches Naturally: How Chiropractic Care Can Help

October 16, 20232 min read

Learn how chiropractic care can provide natural relief for headaches. Research shows that chiropractic adjustments can reduce the frequency and severity of tension headaches and improve symptoms of migraines.

Headaches are a common condition that can be caused by a variety of factors such as stress, tension, poor posture, and even certain foods. While medication can help manage the pain, chiropractic care is an effective and natural way to address the root cause of the problem.

Chiropractors restore function to reduce symptoms of headaches:

Chiropractors are trained to identify and correct misalignments in the spine, also known as subluxations, which can affect the function of the nervous system. When the nervous system is not functioning properly, it can cause a variety of symptoms, including headaches.

Tension and migraine Headaches can be treated with chiropractic:

Research has shown that chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for tension headaches and migraines. A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found that chiropractic adjustments were more effective at reducing the frequency and severity of tension headaches than medication. Another study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found that chiropractic adjustments improved migraine symptoms in 90% of the patients studied.

Chiropractors use a variety of techniques to address headaches, including spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and lifestyle modifications. Spinal adjustments involve applying gentle pressure to the spine to correct misalignments and restore proper nerve function. Soft tissue therapy, such as massage and stretching, can help relieve muscle tension and improve circulation. Lifestyle modifications may include changes to posture, diet, and exercise habits to reduce stress and tension in the body.

In addition to treating headaches, chiropractic care can also help prevent them from occurring in the first place. Regular chiropractic adjustments can help maintain proper spinal alignment and nerve function, which can reduce the risk of developing tension headaches or migraines.

If you suffer from headaches, chiropractic care may be an effective and natural solution for you. Talk to your chiropractor today to learn more about how they can help relieve your pain and improve your overall health and wellbeing.

References:

  1. Boline PD, Kassak K, Bronfort G, Nelson C, Anderson AV. Spinal manipulation vs. amitriptyline for the treatment of chronic tension-type headaches: a randomized clinical trial. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1995 Mar-Apr;18(3):148-54.

  2. Tuchin PJ, Pollard H, Bonello R. A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2000 Feb;23(2):91-5.

  3. Heidi Haavik Research. (2019, August 8). Headaches [Video]. Retrieved from www.youtube.com/watch?v=SadhdSwukbo

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Dr. Jeffery Faimon, D.C.

Dr. Jeff Faimon, D.C., is a dedicated and compassionate healer with a mission to empower individuals on their journey to optimal health and vitality. With over two decades of professional experience, Dr. Faimon is a respected expert in chiropractic and acupuncture, and he has been a cornerstone of the Omaha, NE community. Dr. Faimon's journey in the field of healthcare began with a profound belief that every person is designed to thrive, not merely get by. This fundamental philosophy has shaped his entire career, guiding him to achieve excellence in his field. As a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Missouri, Dr. Faimon's commitment to academic and practical excellence is evident. His extensive experience in practice has allowed him to hone his skills and offer holistic, innovative solutions to his patients. Furthermore, Dr. Faimon is a certified acupuncture practitioner, a reflection of his unwavering dedication to providing comprehensive, holistic care. With an acute focus on utilizing the latest technologies, including digital X-ray, he ensures that each patient receives precise and effective treatment. Beyond his professional achievements, Dr. Faimon is a passionate advocate for community involvement. As a charter member of the Millard Business Association and former Director of Community & Charity Involvement, he exemplifies the values of service and commitment to the betterment of the community he calls home. Dr. Faimon's commitment extends to mentoring and inspiring future generations of healthcare professionals. He encourages young students to explore chiropractic as a career and generously offers them opportunities to shadow him and gain valuable insights into the field. Outside of his practice, Dr. Faimon enjoys the great outdoors and leads an active, balanced life that reflects his dedication to overall wellness. As a husband of 23 years and a father of four boys, he understands the importance of family and community values. With his wealth of experience, his commitment to community, and his passion for helping others thrive, Dr. Jeff Faimon, D.C., is more than just a chiropractor; he is a healer, a mentor, and an inspiration to all those who cross his path. His dedication to guiding others towards a life of health and happiness is a testament to his unwavering commitment to making the world a better place, one patient at a time.

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