Headache & Migraine Treatment in Burlington

Our Burlington Chiropractor Can Help Treat Your Headaches & Migraines

You understand how much your everyday life can be affected by headaches and migraines that make you feel miserable, if you have to deal with them on a regular basis. No matter if you have a mild, dull pain, intense pounding or soreness in your neck and scalp, headaches can prevent you from being yourself.

Over-the-counter pain medication may give you some short-term relief from the pain, but they won’t address the underlying issue and won’t fix what is really triggering your headaches or migraines.

Chiropractic care is a safe, effective solution that will not only eliminate your headache or migraine pain but also address the root cause. In fact, studies show that regular chiropractic care is a successful treatment for some of the most frequent types of headaches, migraines, tension headaches, neck pain and more.

Causes of Headaches & Migraines:

Most headaches belong to one of two groups – migraines or tension headaches. Tension headaches are more common, and they are often felt as dull, throbbing and the feeling of squeezing around the forehead, temples and into the back of the head, neck and shoulders. Tension headaches are often caused by stress and anxiety, but they can also happen because of muscle tension or subluxations in the upper back.

Migraines are different from tension headaches, because they may have other symptoms, such as:

  • Nausea
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Vision changes
  • Pain behind one eye

Migraines are often severe, sharp and can last for many hours or even days for some people. The reasons for migraines are more complicated, but lifestyle and external factors often influence their start.

How We Treat Headaches and Migraines in Burlington

When you come to our Burlington clinic, we will evaluate your overall health, including the alignment and posture of your spine and neck. We will use gentle manipulation to correct the cervical structure of the spine and neck, easing pressure on nerve pathways that often cause persistent headache pain. We may also use other tools, such as massage, to ease muscle tension and enhance blood flow. Often, people with tension headaches feel relief right away after chiropractic treatment.

If you have migraines, lifestyle changes may be needed to lower their frequency and find out habitual or environmental factors that may be triggering them. For example, many of our patients discover that things like poor sleep, chronic stress, caffeine, food allergies and even certain smells can cause the start of a migraine. Removing migraine triggers, improving musculoskeletal health and adopting healthy habits like exercise and more water intake can ease migraine pain and improve overall quality of life.

If you are suffer from headaches or migraines, request an appointment with our Burlington chiropractor today so we can treat your pain and get you back to full health!

About Headon Chiropractic Wellness Centre

Headon Chiropractic Wellness Centre is a multidisciplinary wellness clinic offering chiropractic care, physiotherapy, massage therapy, and more to our Burlington community. Conveniently located on Walkers Line just south of Upper Middle, our team is here with convenient hours to help relieve your pain and achieve your health goals. Request your appointment with us today!