Chiropractors Can Help Treating Migraine Headaches
If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffers from migraines, there’s something you need to know: Chiropractors can help treat migraine headaches.
Migraines can be caused by a variety of factors, from stress to chemical imbalances to environmental changes to diet. And the first step toward treating migraines and eliminating or managing their debilitating symptoms is to understand what is causing them.
One of the first things your chiropractor will help you do is figure out why you get migraines. Are you over-exerting yourself at home or at work? Is your body deficient of essential nutrients? Is there something in the air in your home that your body can’t tolerate? Are you eating foods your body can’t properly process? When do your migraines start? How long do they last? How have you been managing them on your own?
Once you and your chiropractor have a complete understanding of what may be causing your migraines, how your body reacts and what has helped you cope, a treatment plan can be developed.
Chiropractic Treatment for Migraine Headaches
Chiropractors take a holistic approach to wellness, so they won’t prescribe expensive drugs that can leave you in a stupor. Instead, they’ll suggest changes to your home and work environment–lighting changes, for example. They’ll work with you to develop a diet that’s free of the preservatives and additives that may be causing your migraines. And they’ll employ traditional chiropractic treatments that have been proven effective in treating migraines.
Proven Effective Treatments for Migraine Headaches
- Cold laser therapy has proven to be an effective way of treating migraines. During a treatment, your chiropractor touches a laser to your head. The laser sends a comforting feeling through your head, which opens your body’s pathways, allowing your positive energy to flow more freely through your body and reducing the pain associated with your migraine.
- Adjustments are another effective way to treat migraines. Your chiropractor can return your spine, joints and ligaments to their proper positions. This eliminates or reduces the effects of pinched nerves, which has been shown to cause migraines.
Our Chiropractors are Experts at Treating Migraines