Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries Offers Chiropractic Care for Headache Relief

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, Position

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.


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.


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.

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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 disability.

Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries delivers chiropractic care from diagnosis to treatment and relief for cervicogenic and tension-type headaches.  
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