If you have tension headaches, you know how much they can affect your daily life. They can feel like a tight band surrounding your head. They can make your head, neck and shoulders feel tender. And you may get these headaches frequently. For some people, chiropractic care can help.
Chiropractic care begins with an exam. You are asked about your pain and any triggers that may be causing it. Your chiropractor will look at the structure of your skeleton and muscles, and see how your body moves. Your chiropractor may examine your spine in your neck and back. X-rays can help show a spinal misalignment or another problem causing your pain or making it worse.
Care and Management
Chiropractic adjustments and other options may help you manage your headache pain. Chiropractic care may help keep your headaches from happening as often. It may help make the pain go away faster. You may benefit from a continuing care plan. Your chiropractor can create a plan that is right for your needs.