How Visiting Your Chiropractor Can Help With Headaches
By King Chiropractic
November 25, 2014
A lot of people have the same action plan when a headache hits: deal with the pain for a little while, and if it doesn't go away, pop a pill. It's a quick fix, and while taking medication may alleviate the pain, it won't address the physical conditions causing the headaches.
Headaches are often triggered by neck tension. If you lead a sedentary lifestyle or find yourself regularly sitting in one position — at a desk or in front of a computer, for example — it helps to take regular breaks from the stressful position, stretch and relieve the tension in your muscles, the American Chiropractic Association recommends. Routine, low-impact exercise may also help with chronic tension.
How a Chiropractor Can Help
If you suffer from regular headaches, you may benefit from a visit to your local chiropractor. King Chiropractic Institute offers spinal manipulation as a means for headache relief for patients in the Gaithersburg, Clarksburg, Urbana and Potomac, MD, areas.
Chiropractic treatment for headaches is all about making adjustments to reduce stress within your body. Not only will visiting a chiropractor help relieve your headache symptoms, your chiropractor can address other areas of joint irritation, allowing you to enjoy a more refreshed, energized and pain-free body.
Beyond the physical improvements you will feel following an appointment, your chiropractor can provide you with tips for reducing pain that results from your day-to-day activities. We can do more than adjust your body to relieve back pain, muscle tension and headaches: We can show you how to improve your relaxation methods, improve the ergonomics of your workstation and make nutritional recommendations that can aid in your recovery from chronic headaches.
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It's important to know that drug therapy is just one solution for people who endure regular headaches, and for a holistic, long-term solution to such disruptive pain, working with a chiropractor is an effective, enjoyable course of treatment.
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