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Richmond Headache Relief with Exercise and Chiropractic

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

Today’s busy world, its fast pace and stress, leaves many Richmond folks struggling with headache. Johnson Chiropractic sees it every day. Many of our Richmond chiropractic patients seek relief of their headache pain with Richmond chiropractic care. Johnson Chiropractic blends chiropractic treatment with recommended exercise to many headache sufferers to manage and find relief of headache pain.

First, what precipitates a chronic tension-type headache? Emotional and physical issues but not necessarily depression or anxiety proposes one article. (1) Richmond friends and family can relate to the emotional and physical influences on headaches. Johnson Chiropractic will certainly make time to listen when a Richmond chiropractic patient needs to talk about life and its many twists and turns. Life play an influential role in how we all navigate in our Richmond intertwined lives. Even Richmond 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 Richmond headache sufferers want one thing: help for headache pain relief.

Approaches to Relief 

Regrettably, chronic daily headache sufferers – including many Richmond headache sufferers – go after help that results in not helping them. One study showed that many headache sufferers undergo needless additional diagnostic exams and ineffective treatment that lead to their not understanding their condition. (3) And, interestingly, researchers find more fatty infiltration in older ladies’ upper cervical spine muscles who report cervicogenic headache. (4) So may exercise aid in decreasing these types of Richmond headaches? Great question!

Johnson Chiropractic knows Richmond headache sufferers evaluate a variety of ways to alleviate their headache pain. Research reports that cognitive behavioral therapy helps some with chronic daily headache. (3) Mindfulness meditation is another way. Those who incorporate this approach also exercise moderately, 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 Richmond chiropractic Cox Technic treatment to the cervical spine with neck exercises is often relieving.

Simple Exercise 

Johnson Chiropractic assures our Richmond headache patients that the exercises may be simple yet valuable. Cervico-scapulothoracic strengthening and endurance exercises including pressure biofeedback for chronic headache allowed small to moderate improvement of pain, function and overall help. (6) Strength training and counseling for these headaches helped reduce the headaches’ frequency and enhanced other factors like muscle balance and shoulder strength. (2) Strengthening exercises are beneficial! Johnson Chiropractic will show you some simple strengthening exercises to relieve headache pain.

Schedule an Appointment 

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

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