Headache is one of the most common diseases among Americans. It is estimated that more than 30 million Americans intense or chronic headaches the daily grind, stress, allergies, environmental factors, and physiological imbalance or spinal dysfunctions are all possible reasons of headaches. Headache affects all ages, from young children to adults and seniors.
Chiropractors have long been the treatment of patients with headache with great success. Chiropractic is a natural form of healing that manual therapy (general changes) and other physical therapy modalities. Chiropractic is a holistic approach to patient care and has been shown to be an effective treatment for the treatment and prevention of headaches in several studies.
In a first study “Spinal manipulation against in the treatment of chronic tension headaches” first researchers that chiropractic had a positive effect in the long term than medications. In the study, patients receiving chiropractic an average of twice a week for a month had long lasting levels of improvement than those taking the medication.
In 1997, a randomized clinical trial, researchers found that chiropractic spinal manipulation was superior to laser treatment for cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic headaches are quite common. Thought Symptoms occur in the back or neck and travel up into the head. Chronic stress, injuries, spine disease, and arthritis are among the most common causes of cervicogenic headache. Chiropractic can help address not only the symptoms but also the cause of the pain, producing long-term relief.
Two large studies found evidence that chiropractic manipulation (adjustments) as an effective treatment.
- The first study found that chiropractic was beneficial for people with migraine and that adding the medication to treatment for these patients any additional relief.
- The second study was two months after chiropractic manipulations to detuned ultrasound treatments. The manipulations proved to be statistically in improving migraine pain, duration and frequency of the patients.
Finally, American University conducted their Evidence Report, Behavioral and physical treatments for tension headaches and cervicogenic headaches. The report is a comprehensive look at all the previous studies on headache. They concluded that treatment by a chiropractor using spinal manipulation was effective and superior treatment other soft tissue therapies for headache and that chiropractic had long – term effects that go beyond the common medications.
Denver Colorado Chiropractors are best for whole body practice and work within the body’s healing abilities. When treated by a chiropractor for headaches, your rehabilitation any combination of physiotherapy treatments including spinal manipulations, which have been shown in several studies to be an effective treatment for headaches.
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