If you struggle with ongoing headaches or severe head pain (migraines), help is within reach at Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness. Our highly trained team offers natural chiropractic treatments for headaches to ease discomfort and improve your quality of life. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.

Q & A

What are headaches?

Headaches are painful areas of your head that may negatively impact many aspects of your life when left untreated. A variety of factors can cause headaches, ranging in severity from mild to severe and crippling. The experts at Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab offer conservative treatments for headache pain to help you avoid addictive medicines.

What are the symptoms of headaches?

Common symptoms of headaches include:

  • Dull ache
  • Severe head discomfort
  • Throbbing or pulsing pain
  • Pain on just one side of your head
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Light or sound sensitivity 
  • Weakness

Migraines are severe forms of headaches that can turn debilitating when left untreated. While common, you don’t have to live with frequent headaches or migraines.

What are the risk factors for headaches?

Factors that increase your risk of developing headaches or migraines include:

  • Family history of headaches
  • Intense physical exertion
  • Dehydration
  • Some medications 
  • Certain foods or drinks
  • Caffeine
  • Alcohol 
  • Smoking
  • Some chemicals or perfumes
  • Sleeping pattern changes
  • Depression
  • Emotional stress
  • Bright lights
  • Loud noises
  • Eye, back, or neck strain
  • Poor posture
  • Weather changes
  • Hormone changes
  • Head injuries
  • Tumors
  • Whiplash

The Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab experts work to find the root cause of headache pain and treat it effectively for long-lasting relief.

How does my provider find the cause of headaches?

To find possible causes of your headaches and develop a treatment plan, a Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab provider reviews your symptoms, medical history, and lifestyle habits. They complete a physical exam and may recommend a CT scan or another imaging procedure to detect or rule out underlying medical problems.

How are headaches treated?

The Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab team treats headaches and migraines using chiropractic compression methods. They also provide massage therapy to relax tense tissues associated with headache pain.

During chiropractic treatments, you rest comfortably on a chiropractic table, and your doctor realigns your spine by placing pressure on targeted areas of your neck, back, or other tissues. Doing this relieves discomfort naturally. The treatment is painless and highly effective for long-lasting comfort. 

To get treated for headaches without pain medication or invasive procedures, call the Greenlight Chiropractic & Wellness Lab office or schedule an appointment online today.

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