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Chicago Headache Relief with Exercise and Chiropractic

Headache. Doesn’t the word cause your head to ache?!

Today’s busy world, its fast pace and stress, finds many Chicago folks complaining of headache. Chiropractic Care sees it every day. Many of our Chicago chiropractic patients pursue relief of their headache pain with Chicago chiropractic care. Chiropractic Care combines chiropractic treatment with recommended exercise to many headache sufferers to cope with and find relief of headache pain.

First, what triggers a chronic tension-type headache? Emotional and physical issues but not necessarily depression or anxiety explains one article. (1) Chicago friends and family can see how physical and emotional issues affect headaches. Chiropractic Care will certainly make time to listen when a Chicago chiropractic patient needs to talk about life and its many twists and turns. Life has a huge effect on how we all navigate in our Chicago intertwined lives. Tension headaches are even seen in Chicago young people. Tension headaches in girls aged 9 to 18 years unsettle the girl’s life and raise concerns for her family and healthcare givers. (2) All Chicago headache sufferers want one thing: relief of headache pain.

Approaches to Relief 

Sadly, chronic daily headache sufferers – including many Chicago headache sufferers – go after help that ends up not helping them. One study revealed that many headache sufferers go through needless additional diagnostic exams and ineffective treatment that lead to their not understanding their condition. (3) And, interestingly, researchers find more fatty infiltration in older ladies’ upper cervical spine muscles who experience cervicogenic headache. (4) So may exercise aid in decreasing these types of Chicago headaches? Great question!

Chiropractic Care knows Chicago headache sufferers try a variety of ways to alleviate their headache pain. Research reports that cognitive behavioral therapy helps some with chronic daily headache. (3) Mindfulness meditation is another approach. Those who incorporate this approach also exercise moderately, have low back pain, neck pain and headache, and state that they are sad, nervous and/or frequently stressed. (5) Exercise offers more benefits. Combining gentle Chicago chiropractic Cox Technic treatment to the cervical spine with neck exercises is often beneficial.

Simple Exercise 

Chiropractic Care reassures our Chicago headache patients that the exercises may be simple yet valuable. Cervico-scapulothoracic strengthening and endurance exercises including pressure biofeedback for chronic headache allowed small to moderate improvement of pain, function and overall help. (6) Strength training and counseling for these headaches helped reduce the headaches’ frequency and improved other factors like muscle balance and shoulder strength. (2) Strengthening exercises are favorable! Chiropractic Care will show you some simple strengthening exercises to help with headache pain.

Schedule an Appointment 

Schedule a Chicago chiropractic headache relieving visit today, so that the word headache doesn’t make your head ache any more! 

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