Today you can find help with many different types of health issues with a chiropractor. At Counselman & Wade Chiropractic we provide pain relief options for both headaches and migraines. Keep reading to find out how we can help you in Topeka KS, and the surrounding areas.
Are Headaches and Migraines the Same?
Many people think that a migraine is just a very intense headache. Although there are some similarities, it is important to know that a migraine is a neurological event whereas a headache is not. Headaches are often caused by either the constriction of blood vessels in the head or by tension in the muscles of the neck, face, or even the back.
A migraine on the other hand often involves other symptoms. In addition to head pain, you may also experience blurry vision, colors appearing and disappearing, and some people may even become nauseous with a migraine and experience vomiting.
Can A Chiropractor Help?
Even though headaches and migraines are very different, chiropractic treatment can help.
Can Spinal Alignment Help?
One of the best treatments to use for helping headache relief is spinal adjustment. Both headaches and migraines may be caused by the spine being out of alignment. When the spine is properly aligned, it helps the spinal fluids to flow more freely and allows the muscles surrounding the spine to relax.
Can Massage Therapy Help?
Massage therapy is also a wonderful way to help find headache relief and ease migraine pain. Migraines and headaches can be brought on by stress. Massage is a great way to relieve this stress.
Can Nutrition Counseling Help?
Nutritional counseling may also be helpful when trying to find migraine relief. Many scientists believe that migraines could be triggered by certain foods. Our team can provide you with nutritional counseling that may help you make different food choices to avoid trigger foods. Be sure to talk with a chiropractor from our practice about this service if you would like to incorporate this into your treatment plan.
Can Hot/Cold Therapy Help?
Some patients have also found that hot/cold therapy is very effective in getting migraine relief. Alternating heat and cold can help redirect pain signals so that you can find lasting pain relief.
Contact Us for More Information about Headaches and Migraines
If you would like to learn more about headache and migraine treatment, or if you are interested in any of our other chiropractic services, please contact us at (785) 234-0521 Counselman & Wade Chiropractic serving Topeka KS, and the surrounding areas. We will be happy to answer your questions.