Tension headaches account for 90% of all headache types. Tension in the muscles and joints of the neck, shoulders and head can cause nerve irritation, which may lead to headaches.
Causes of tension headaches
Physical and emotional stress
"Forward head posture" from working on computers or spending significant time on electronic devices
Relief for tension headaches
Medication - although the most common treatment, it only provides temporary relief and is not treating the "problem" and may have undesirable side effects.
Chiropractic Adjustments - reduces tension in the muscles and joints of the neck and back, helping to alleviate nerve irritation.
Massage Therapy - relieves muscle tension in the neck, shoulders and back muscles.
Acupuncture - a recent study reports, Acupuncture may reduce headaches for about 50% of people who have chronic tension-type headaches
If you suffer from tension headaches - treat the problem, don’t mask the symptoms. We offer natural therapies that may help. Please call our office for an appointment or for more information - 519-258-8544