Chiropractic Treatment For Headaches

Everyone has ever experienced headaches. A headache is making it one of the most common complaints. You can suffer from different kinds of headaches. The most common cases are tension headaches and migraines. Additionally, you can suffer from cluster headaches, hormonal headaches or facial pain. Too much pain relief or caffeine can also cause headaches. Do you also have frequent headaches? The Chiropractor Denver Back treats reasons for Headaches, especially your tension headaches and migraines.


An estimated 90% of the Americans population has occasional headaches. A headache is, in most cases, harmless and of short duration. Sometimes, however, headache so bad that function cannot be normal. Not only adults but also children may have headaches or migraines.

Tension Headache

Although this headache is not always caused by stress. This headache is not serious, but annoying. The pain can be aggravated by stress, poor sleep, and poor posture. Pain is annoying and so many people take medication to reduce the pain. Painkillers do not heal, they suppress and the problem. Pain is a natural warning mechanism of the body; there is something in the body that is not functioning properly.

Types Of Tension Headaches:

  • The pain often radiates from the neck to the head;
  • A headache is a pressing pain, often referred to as a band around the head is sensed;
  • The pain is usually on both sides of your head or in the neck, but can also sit on one side;
  • The muscles of the shoulders, neck and skull edge are often sensitive;
  • The pain may take several minutes to several days;
  • The pain is present, but usually, you can continue with your daily activities.
  • You may suffer from loud noises or bright lights.

Neck muscles and joints are often the cause of your symptoms

There are several theories about the cause of tension headaches. It often results from the neck. If joints do not move properly and muscles are very tense, high in the neck may lead to headaches. Sometimes headaches are caused by high blood pressure or a malignant disease in the brains.

Headaches and Chiropractic

When you first come to the chiropractor, then the chiropractor will ask questions first about your complaint and investigate. You always get an explanation of the findings and, with your approval, treatment can then be started. Sometimes on the same day, though, sometimes at the next appointment. 

Comprehensive treatment program

The chiropractic has a broad range of treatment techniques for tension headaches. The treatments focus on improving the movement of the joints and muscles of the neck, and related areas of the back. You will also receive advice on a good sleep, ergonomics, sports, exercises and appropriate diet. A healthy lifestyle is of great importance to reduce these headache symptoms to a minimum.


If you have a severe stabbing or a throbbing headache, often on one side of the head, then it may be that you have a migraine. The pain is worse with effort, and you may feel sick and vomit. Often bright light or poorly tolerated a loud noise. Sometimes a migraine is preceded by an “aura.” You will see 30-60 minutes before a headache begins a kind of flash. In some cases, you may have felt numbness, pain, or less power is on one side of your face or body. A migraine is common in the attacks.

Cause Of Migraines

A migraine is most likely caused by the influence of the nervous system to the blood vessels. Medications can provide a solution during a migraine attack. Also, your diet is very important, because certain nutrients such as wine, cheese, and chocolate can cause a migraine attack.

How can a chiropractic help you?

The chiropractor has various treatment techniques for tension headaches. A chiropractor can help to reduce your attacks in frequency and intensity. Also, your chiropractor can advise you about your diet and other lifestyle habits. This may also contribute to you less often, and fewer migraine medications need to be used.

Dr. Glenn Hyman’s Denver Chiropractic  and functional medicine, 

We will help you get rid of pain and get you back to feeling great. Denver Chiropractor care realigns the spine. Active Release Technique (ART) releases tight muscles. Stretches and exercises keep your problem from coming back.  We look forward to helping you with back pain, neck pain, sports injuries and more. Our chiropractor has proudly served the wonderful people of Denver since 1998.