Migraines and Headaches

Benefits of chiropractic for migraines and headaches

Helps to decreases frequency and severity of migraines
Natural way to help the body function at its best
Decreases overall effects of stress on the nervous system
Balance hormone levels, preventing future migraines


Suffering from headaches regularly is not normal. If you suffer from headaches frequently – on a monthly bases or more, tests should be done to determine the underlying cause(s). Migraines can be many causes, ranging from excessive stress, high blood pressure/hypertension, to diets, to hormonal imbalances, etc.

What is the difference between headaches and migraines?

Headaches: are unpleasant pains in your head that can cause pressure and aching. They can range from mild to moderate pain and usually occur on both sides of your head. Some specific areas where headaches can occur include the forehead, temples, and back of the neck. A headache can last anywhere from 30 minutes to a week. However, there are a wide variety of headaches and causes; not all types will fit this description.

Migraines: are intense or severe and often have accompanying symptoms in addition to head pain. Symptoms associated with a migraine headache include:

  • nausea
  • pain behind one eye or ear
  • pain in the temples
  • seeing spots or flashing lights
  • sensitivity to light and/or sound
  • temporary vision loss
  • vomiting

A Chiropractor can help with your migraines and headaches

1. Complete Chiropractic Exam

Including a complete orthopedic and neurological exam of your cervical spine.

2. Specific Chiropratic adjustments

These precised spinal adjustments are designed to eliminate pressure on your pinched nerves.

3. Correct alignment of the cervical vertebrae

By restoring the correct alignment of the spine and spinal curvature this will relax the ligaments and muscles of the spine which decreasing migraines and headaches.

4. Postural and ergonomic advice

Proper advice on how to sitting and moving is essential for a healthier spine.

Studies show: Chiropractic adjustments help improve migraines and headaches.

Reference from JMPT.
Volume 36, Issue 8 , October 2013


“86% of patients under chiropractic care, noted a decrease in migraines and 83% for headaches.”