Richmond Headache Relief with Exercise and Chiropractic

April 18, 2017

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

Today’s busy world, its fast pace and stress, leaves many Richmond folks complaining of headache. Johnson Chiropractic sees it every day. Many of our Richmond chiropractic patients hunt for alleviation of their headache pain with Richmond chiropractic care. Johnson Chiropractic combines chiropractic treatment with suggested exercise to many headache sufferers to cope with 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 see how physical and emotional issues affect headaches. Johnson Chiropractic will certainly make time to listen when a Richmond chiropractic patient needs to vent 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. Tension headaches in girls aged 9 to 18 years unsettle the girl’s life and raise concerns for her family and healthcare givers. (2) All Richmond headache sufferers desire one thing: help for headache pain relief.

Approaches to Relief 

Regrettably, chronic daily headache sufferers – including many Richmond headache sufferers – pursue help that results in not helping them. One study revealed that many headache sufferers endure needless additional diagnostic exams and ineffective treatment that contribute to their not understanding their condition. (3) And, oddly, older women with cervicogenic headache have more fatty infiltration in their upper cervical spine muscles. (4) So may exercise assist in reducing 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 use this also exercise moderately, experience low back pain, neck pain and headache, and report being sad, nervous and/or frequently stressed. (5) Exercise offers more benefits. Combining gentle Richmond chiropractic Cox Technic treatment to the cervical spine with neck exercises is often beneficial.

Simple Exercise 

Johnson Chiropractic reassures our Richmond headache patients that the exercises may be simple yet effective. 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 help with 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 longer!