Headaches and Migraines
Everybody has suffered from a headache or migraine at some stage of their life and some of
those people may have researched their problems online if they continue to persist. In the
medical world there are over 300 types of migraine categories and trying to understand all of
them can be baffling.
How we Treat
A simple approach to treating headache is looking at the neck position when the pain comes on.
for example looking at a computer or driving, the neck position is extended and quite often the
shoulders are slouched which increases tension in the upper cervical spine which in turn refers
pain to your head, forehead, temple or behind your eye in come cases. These are referred to as
A simple and quick assessment and treatment of the upper cervical spine can give instant relief
from your unrelenting pain. In addition to treating the joints in your neck your physio can also
teach you to self treat these pains when they come on in the future. They can educate you on
what positions commonly cause the pain and how you can manage your working day to avoid the
return of that debilitating pain.
Who suffers from headaches the most?
People we commonly see that suffer from cervicogenic headaches are receptionists, students,
sales reps, IT staff and people with high stress jobs.
Why choose us?
Here at Stepaside Physio our therapists have been trained by world renowned an expert in
the field of migraines and headaches Dean Watson. He has been at the forefront of headache
treatment and research for the last 15 years and his knowledge in this area is remarkable.
If you would like to know more about how we can help
Contact us now