Omaha Cervicogenic Headache Treatment

Omaha Cervicogenic Headache Treatment

headacheWe know how difficult long-term headache pain can be. Spinal Balance Health Center and our staff have worked with many patients in our Omaha chiropracticpractice, and we’ve had great success in helping people reduce their headache pain.

A 2016 research study verifies what we see in our office. In this paper, the authors started with 110 people who were suffering from headache pain that originated in the cervical spine. 58 of these patients were given a series of neck adjustments; 52 were given some stretches and exercises. The treatment period for both groups was four weeks.

The report found that the individuals who received cervical and thoracic spinal adjustments “experienced significantly greater reductions in headache intensity, disability, headache frequency, headache duration, and medication intake as compared to the group that received mobilization and exercise.”

The study also found that these outcomes were maintained at the three-month follow-up exam.

Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to treat chronic headache pain, back pain, neck pain, and many other health conditions. If you’re tired of suffering, give Spinal Balance Health Center a call today at our Omaha office at (402) 452-3400. We’re here to help get relief.

Reference

Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, et al. Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016;17(1):64.

By |2018-06-21T08:15:39+00:00August 16th, 2016|

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