Besides the intense pain they cause, migraines will interfere with every aspect of your life. Migraines can last hours and even days and frequently impede a person’s ability to work and can even effect family relationships. Headache and migraine pain may commonly be caused by spinal vertebra in the neck being out of their proper alignment (subluxations).
Studies have also shown that migraine sufferers have responded favorably to Jacksonville FL chiropractic care and chiropractic examination should be considered for chronic, non-responsive migraine headaches, especially if the patients are non-responsive to medicine or prefer to use other forms of treatment. These adjustments are especially beneficial for providing back pain relief and managing chronic pain caused by herniated discs or other spinal misalignments. The central nervous system and brainstem are located within the upper neck vertebrae, therefore alterations to this area of the body can dramatically impact your overall health and wellbeing.
Either an osteopathic or chiropractic examination in Jacksonville FL also looks at the body as a whole so can help identify factors contributing to migraines including poor posture, joint/spine stiffness, muscle tightness and weakness and neurological imbalances.