If you need headache and migraine treatment in St. Louis, St. Louis Medical Center uses a variety of non-invasive medical procedures to provide relief from headaches. Residents of St. Louis can expect effective treatment for all types of headaches at St. Louis Medical Center. Our treatments include stress headaches and migraines. tension headaches, migraine headaches or cluster headaches which, on average, impact about 50 million Americans annually. While an occasional headache may be easy enough to manage with over-the-counter medications, chronic headaches and migraines often require the assistance of a medical professional. At St. Louis Medical Center, migraine headache treatment incorporates different non-invasive procedures to provide relief for patients suffering from migraines throughout St. Louis.
St. Louis Chiropractic Care for Headache and Migraine Pain Management and Relief
All-natural pain management techniques are an integral part of our chiropractic care, whether we employ them for beating headaches, migraines, back pain, or other uncomfortable symptoms. Spinal adjustments are one of those techniques that can be effective for a number of conditions, with headache and migraine pain being one of them. Adjustments work to realign the spine using gentle manipulations, resulting in a correction of existing subluxations, rebalancing of the body, pain management and relief. Adjustments of the vertebrae in the neck and upper back can be highly effective for tension headaches, particularly those that stem from the neck area.
Headaches can be caused by many contributing factors, including stress, the environment, illness or disease, poor posture and food allergies or sensitivities. For those suffering headaches or migraines in St. Louis, St. Louis Medical Center works to provide a comprehensive diagnostic assessment, in order to design an effective treatment plan and provide the optimal treatment.
- Tension headaches account for about 75% of headaches. They can last anywhere from minutes to days, and typically start slowly. Described as a dull ache on one, or both sides, of the head; or as if a tight band were around the head or behind the eyes. They’re often caused by stress in the spine and muscles of the back and neck. Tension headaches can be effectively treated using therapies like trigger point injections and chiropractic adjustment.
- About 25 million migraine sufferers live in the United States, and 75% of these are women. Causing intense, throbbing head pain, migraines also include symptoms like nausea, sensitivity to light and noise and visual symptoms like flashing lights. They can be caused by changing blood flow in the brain, but migraines can also have a genetic component. Because identifying dietary triggers is a big part of treating migraines, at St. Louis Medical Center, migraine headache treatment includes nutritional counseling. Chiropractic adjustment, massage therapy, trigger point therapy, and medical procedures when appropriate are also effective ways to combat migraines.
- Brief but excruciating, cluster headaches usually occur on one side of the head behind the eyes. Somewhere around 1 million people in the United States suffer from cluster headaches and most of these sufferers are men. Cluster headaches, like migraines, are related to blood flow in the brain, and they often occur one or more times a day for several days, but then don’t happen again for months or even years. Something unique about this headache is that it usually occurs at night.
If you suffer from headaches or migraines in St. Louis,St. Louis Medical Center has many available strategies, including innovative nasal spray, chiropractic, trigger point therapy, nutritional and lifestyle counseling, and physical rehabilitation, to treat not only headaches, but also a wide range of additional medical conditions.
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St. Louis Medical Center offers options including non-invasive physical medicine treatments.If you’re in St. Louis, MO, headache treatment is close at hand. For your FREE consultation, call us today at 314-522-0092
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