More often than not, Headaches are a sign that something concerning is going on in our body. We will make sure to find the underlying cause of the health concern and help with relieving your headaches or Migraines. Many patients form the Smyrna, GA area come to see Dr. Ofek to relieve headaches and migraines pain.
Headache and Migraines Explained
We all had a headache or two and unfortunately they are common. Usually the pain is temporary and mild. If headaches are more frequent and cause severe pain that is debilitating or affects our quality of our life it might be a more serious issue that need to be addressed. Generally there are two types of headaches:
Migraines: typically individuals that suffer from Migraines will report that they may feel nausea and sensitivity to light and sounds.
Tension Headaches: Typically more muscular in nature and may appear as pain on both sides of the head.
Booth can affect our quality of life dramatically.
Can Chiropractic help my headaches or Migraines?
A major cause of headaches and migraines is neuromusculoskeletal in nature. Dr. Ofek, your Smyrna chiropractor, is trained in aligning the spine with spinal adjustments, to reduce the pressure on the nerves that causes the headaches. Dr. Ofek will first perform a specific spinal exam to find the cause of the headache and to tailor a specific treatment plan for you.
Often, muscular tension and nerve stress can cause headaches. Dr. Ofek will use spinal adjustments to reduce the pressure on that system relieving the pain and tension in your head, Neck and shoulder. Spinal adjustments will help improve overall function in your body contribution to optimal health.
Often, when a new patient comes to visit us they do not have a headache on that day, should they still come in? Of course. The underlying cause is still there and unless we correct the problem it will often return. In order to prevent the problem from coming back, we will often recommend repeated visits and enough time to rebuild and strengthen the muscles in that area.