Manchester headache. It’s a condition many
people experience. Cervicogenic and
tension-type headaches are a couple of the more commonly
discussed types. The cervicogenic headache is linked to issues with the cervical disc, facets, and joints.
The tension-type headache is linked to neck muscles generated by stress or peculiar
head positioning. Both headache types are responsive
to gentle, safe stretching type treatment like Cox® Technic used at
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries.
SOURCE OF TENSION-TYPE HEADACHE: Neck Muscle, Stress,
Tension type headache is described as
the second most common health concern around the
globe. A new review of published papers for its care
explained that manual joint mobilization techniques, supervised
physical therapy, acupuncture, psychological care, and patient education were
as beneficial for decreasing headache frequency, improving
quality of life, lessening pain intensity, and lowering
stress symptoms. (1) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries welcomes Manchester tension-headache
sufferers as well as their fellow cervicogenic headache sufferers.
SOURCE OF HEADACHE: Cervical Joint
Manchester chiropractic patients want to know why they have a headache. A recent
study described how researchers utilized diagnostic
block testing to find the cervical spine joint source of the
headache. Overall, the C2-3 level was the most frequent
source. In patients whose dominant complaint was headache
over neck pain, the C2-3 was the source for 62%, C1-2 for 7%,
and C3-4 for 6%. In patients whose neck pain was greater
than the headache, C2-3 was the source for 42%, lower cervical joints for 18%,
and C3-4 for 7%. (2) Not that every Manchester headache patient
must experience this type of procedure to be helped, but the results were enlightening for healthcare
providers to aid diagnose and treat headache patients more beneficially.
MANUAL TREATMENT FOR HEADACHE
In a review of published clinical trials, researchers stated
that spinal manipulation was used frequently
to manage cervicogenic headache. Spinal manipulation was effective, supplied
superior, small, short term benefits for reducing pain,
headache frequency, and related disability compared with other manual approaches.
(3) One relieving treatment called SNAGs (sustained natural
apophyseal glides) has been explained in the medical literature.
In a placebo vs SNAG study, researchers found that SNAGs
were good for pain reduction and neck disability decrease
as well as range of motion improvement for women with cervicogenic headache.
(4) Manual therapy treatments like this help
headache. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries uses Cox® Technic, a gliding,
doctor-controlled neck treatment for such conditions as Manchester headache
and neck pain.
CONTACT Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries
Listen to the PODCAST
with Dr. David Kulla on the
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he
describes the effective, gentle treatment with the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain
Management for his patient with headache and neck pain and improved
her quality of life.
Schedule your next Manchester headache chiropractic appointment with Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries. Bothersome, life-disrupting
headaches may meet their match at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries for relief of pain and