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McHenry Headache Relief with Exercise and Chiropractic

Headache. Does not the word make your head ache?!

Today’s busy world, its stress and fast pace, finds many McHenry folks complaining of headache. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic witnesses it every day. Many of our McHenry chiropractic patients pursue relief of their headache pain with McHenry chiropractic care. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic combines chiropractic treatment with suggested exercise to many headache sufferers to cope with and find a break from headache pain.

First, what brings on a chronic tension-type headache? Emotional and physical issues but not necessarily depression or anxiety explains one article. (1) McHenry friends and family can see how physical and emotional issues affect headaches. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic will certainly make time to listen when a McHenry chiropractic patient needs to vent about life and its many changes and challenges. Life play an influential role in how we all function in our McHenry intertwined lives. Even McHenry young people have tension headaches. Families and healthcare providers working with girls between the ages of 9 and 18 years who have tension headaches are concerned. (2) All McHenry headache sufferers want one thing: relief of headache pain.

Approaches to Relief 

Sadly, chronic daily headache sufferers – including many McHenry headache sufferers – seek help that results in not helping them. One study showed that many headache sufferers endure unnecessary additional diagnostic exams and ineffective treatment that contribute to their misunderstanding their condition. (3) And, oddly, researchers find more fatty infiltration in older ladies’ upper cervical spine muscles who report cervicogenic headache. (4) So may exercise help in decreasing these types of McHenry headaches? Great question!

OrthoIllinois Chiropractic hears the frustration of McHenry headache sufferers who pursue but do not find headache pain relief. Research shows that cognitive behavioral therapy helps some with chronic daily headache. (3) Mindfulness meditation is another way. Those who use this also use moderate exercise, have low back pain, neck pain and headache, and state that they are sad, nervous and/or frequently stressed. (5) Exercise extends more benefits. Combining gentle McHenry chiropractic Cox Technic treatment to the cervical spine with neck exercises is often beneficial.

Simple Exercise 

OrthoIllinois Chiropractic reassures our McHenry headache patients that the exercises may be simple yet valuable. Cervico-scapulothoracic strengthening and endurance exercises including pressure biofeedback for chronic headache permitted small to moderate improvement of pain, function and overall help. (6) Strength training and counseling for these headaches assisted in reducting the headaches’ frequency and improved other factors like muscle balance and shoulder strength. (2) Strengthening exercises are favorable! OrthoIllinois Chiropractic will show you some simple strengthening exercises to help with headache pain.

Schedule an Appointment 

Schedule a McHenry chiropractic headache relieving visit today, so that the word headache does not cause your head ache any longer! 

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