Beechmont, Ohio Cervicogenic Headache Treatment
We know how difficult long-term headache pain can be. Dr. Louis Valentine and our staff have worked with many patients in our Beechmont, Ohio chiropractic clinic, and we've had great success in helping patients reduce their headache pain.
Research Supports Chiropractic Helps With Cervicogenic Headaches
A 2016 research paper verifies what we see in our practice. In this paper, the authors started with 110 people who were suffering from headaches that originated in the cervical spine. 58 of these patients were given a series of neck adjustments; 52 were given some stretches and exercises. The treatment period for both groups was four weeks.
The report found that the individuals who received cervical and thoracic spinal adjustments "experienced significantly greater reductions in headache intensity, disability, headache frequency, headache duration, and medication intake as compared to the group that received mobilization and exercise."
The study also found that these outcomes were maintained at the three-month follow-up exam.
Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to treat headache, back pain, neck pain, and many other health conditions. If you're tired of suffering, give Dr. Louis Valentine a call today at our Beechmont, Ohio office at (513) 247-2222. We're here to help get you out of pain.
Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, et al. Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016;17(1):64.