Headaches

Headaches are among the most common disorders of the human nervous system worldwide. A U.S study reported that 10 million Americans suffer from moderate to severe disability from various types of headaches!! Chiropractic care is an effective treatment option for headaches. In fact 90% of headache suffers could benefit from chiropractic care. Schedule your free consultation today at United Joint & Spine Center.

Did You Know

There are 3 triggers for headaches

  • Physical triggers are caused from structural problems or misalignments in the spine also known as
    Subluxations.

  • Chemical triggers are caused by imbalanced hormones, our diet, and cleaning solutions amongst other
    things. Believe it or not, the commonly used headache medications can intensify the headaches!!

  • Emotional triggers are caused by anxiety, worry, excitement or fatigue and other stressors can often
    cause headaches.

No matter what trigger creates the headache, all of them can interrupt the delicate balance of your
nervous system. Over time, headaches can alter the proper position of your spine especially in the neck and mid back region, therefore, causing a series of “misalignments” or “subluxations”. If this situation goes untreated, it could lead to irreversible degeneration.

There are 32 types of headaches.The three most common “basic” types of headaches are migraines, cluster headaches and tension headaches, There are other types as well, but these are the main ones that affect people.

Get Rid Of Your Headache

United Joint & Spine Center can help get rid of your headaches. Chiropractic care corrects the spine by treating the “misalignments” and/or “subluxations” that are caused by a headaches. Schedule your
appointment today at United Joint & Spine Center if you are experiencing any of the symptoms below
and receive your free consultation. When identifying your specific type of headache, please take a moment and think about what brings on your headache. Let’s begin on your journey to recovery!!

Headache Symptoms

Migraine Headache

  • One-sided pain associated with an“aura”
  • Starts gradually and then becomes more severe.
  • Throbbing or pulsing pain like what is referred to as a “pounding headache”
  • Visual changes
  • Increased sensitivity to light, sound, odors
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Worsened pain when you move, cough, or sneeze

Tension Headache

  • Muscle tension in the face neck and shoulders
  • Feels like “a band squeezing your head”
  • Steady, dull pain that “caps” your scalp
  • Mild to moderate pain
  • Mild light or sound sensitivity
  • Scientific studies have shown they are more common in women

Cluster Headache

  • One side of the head, around the eye, particularly above the eye, in the temple
  • Excruciating pain
  • Penetrating non-throbbing pain
  • A series of headaches
  • Watery, swollen eyes

Let United Joint & Spine Center help you

Headaches could be a symptom of other issues that are caused by spinal misalignments or subluxations. These structural problems are typically located in the neck and mid back area of the spinal column. Our spine is made up of a series of joints that are connected by a discs and is a
passageway for nerves to go through. A chiropractic adjustment can relieve your pain by aligning any misaligned joint in the spine. This will correct the nerve interference that maybe causing your headaches. No medication, No massage and No exercise can take the place of a chiropractic
adjustment.

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