The primary objective of chiropractic care is to find and reduce the underlying cause of your headache. Headaches are common, but they’re not normal.
Pain relievers of various types are the most common approach to headaches. In our practice, we take a more natural approach. Our objective is to find and reduce the underlying cause of a headache.
A common cause of headaches is from spinal bones in the neck that isn’t sitting in proper alignment, and therefore, not supporting the head properly. You might not notice your reduced ability to turn your head. But this mis-alighmnetsor vertebralSubluxation affect nerves, muscles and even the blood supply to your head.
Our thorough examination detects vertebral subluxation patterns that could be causing your headaches. If vertebral subluxations are present, you’re likely to benefit from chiropractic care.
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Some are surprised to learn that their headaches are being caused by problems in their neck and even possibly their lower back! Sometimes when the low back vertebrae are mis-aligned the upper spine compensates, shifting the head off center, causing headaches.
While we can’t guarantee results, we have a high success rate with practice members who get headaches. Give us a call. Let’s sit down and discuss your unique situation.
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Is the spine the source of all my headaches
Not necessarily. The three most common causes are physical traumas, emotional stress or chemical toxins. Physical trauma causing neck vertebra to misalign, which creates pressure on nerves andreactionary muscle tension. Emotional Stress creates rigidity and muscle tension. Last Chemical toxicity and imbalances can also cause headaches. Chemical toxicity can come from everything to pharmaceutical use to sugar and soda consumption. Sometimes there may be a combination of factors. Our examination process helps identify the most likely cause(s).
- What causes subluxation
There are three basic causes of subluxations. Physical causes could include slips and falls, accidents, repetitive motions, and improper lifting. Emotions, such as stress, anger and fear can be the cause of subluxations. Chemical causes could include alcohol, drugs, preservatives, pollution and poor diet.
- How comer my medical doctor didn’t recommend chiropractic?
That’s changing. Years of prejudice, bias and political agenda are giving way to research showing the undeniable and consistent benefits of chiropractic care. Attitudes are slow to change but the truth always prevails. The public demands alternatives to drugs and surgery, more and more medical practitioners are referring to chiropractors.
- How many visits will it take
Some practice members enjoy results quickly. Others notice a slow decline in their symptoms after several weeks or longer of chiropractic care. It’s impossible to predict. If you’ve had chronic headaches for many years, improvement can take time. We monitor your progress and modify our recommendations as needed.
- What if Chiropractic Care isn’t right for me
On your very first visit at Chamberlain Chiropractic and Wellness, we do a very complete and comprehensive exam to determine IF subluxation is present and IF we can indeed help you. If we find that we are unable to find and correct the cause of your particular health problem, we will refer to other experts who may be able to help. Your health and your satisfaction are our only goal. Our passion is Your