Stress Linked to Migraines

Posted by on Dec 19, 2012 in Headaches, Migraines | 0 comments

Migraines are a painful and pervasive problem in our stressed society.  Here are some statistics: More than 80% of participants in a migraine study (JMPT, 2000) “reported stress as a major factor for their migraines.”  The study assessed the effectiveness of chiropractic therapy (spinal manipulation) in the treatment of migraines. The average response to treatment showed a statistically significant reduction in: Migraine...

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Got headaches? Neck pain?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2012 in Blog, Headaches, Neck pain | 6 comments

Many of our patients seek care for neck pain and stiffness.  Headaches are frequently associated with, and caused by neck pain and dysfunction.  These headaches are known as cervicogenic headaches (“neck-origin headaches”). Neck-origin headaches are a form of primary headache, i.e. not linked to any specific injury or disease.  In the case of neck-origin headaches, abnormal posture and limited movement in neck flexion and...

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