Headaches/Migraine Treatment


A common complaint among many people are Migraines or headaches. This condition can come with symptoms of discomfort and pain in your neck, scalp, and the head. Research shows that 7 in 10 people complain of a single headache episode each year.

Headaches can range from mild in nature to severe excruciating pain.

Headaches can have a negative influence on your daily activities which can lead to distress and irritation.  At Cincinnati Chiropractic Clinic we use adjustments, lifestyle changes along with medication to manage headaches.


Many symptoms of headaches can include:

  • Nausea
  • Scalp tenderness
  • Vertigo
  • Stroke
  • Vomiting
  • Photophobia
  • Dizziness
  • Tightening sensation in your head


Many reasons why a headache occurs include the following:


  • Withdrawal of caffeine
  • Medication is like acetaminophen or ibuprofen
  • Changes in weather
  • Drinks or food like chocolate, alcohol and processed foods that consist of Monosodium glutamate
  • Fatigue
  • Stress
  • Hunger
  • Lack of sleep

Other triggers of headache include:

  • Bright light
  • An environment with smoke
  • Certain smells
  • Alcohol
  • Imbalance of estrogen levels in females
  • Foods like bananas, peas, cheese, sorry cream, peanut butter, yogurt, pork and nuts


If you have any of the following symptoms, please visit us!

  • Drowsiness
  • Vomiting
  • Confusion and Convulsions
  • Slurred speech
  • Facial numbness
  • Fever
  • Any sort of weakness in your leg and arms, which is associated with a headache after the trauma.


For temporary pain relief, you can use a cold ice pack for your headache. You can apply it either to your neck or your head and it may help in reducing the inflammation.


Treatment for your headache depends on your headache type and severity. Our chiropractor would perform an evaluation and create a treatment plan.


Your medical insurance most likely will cover your headache treatment. Our office will help you in verifying your insurance benefits.

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Headaches/Migraines FAQ

A source of a headache could be from the spine if there is a leakage in the dura mater. The leakage of spinal fluid reduces the pressure on the spinal cord and the brain that is caused by the spinal fluid – eventually leading to a headache

Bad posture, use of drugs and alcohol; car accidents, emotional stress, improper lifting, and sitting for long periods of time results of a subluxation of the vertebrae. This can eventually cause the spinal vertebrae to lose its position and healthy movements leading to various serious problems.

A migraine is a complex and severe type of headache. It is believed by Researchers that the cause of migraines is a change in the nerve pathway activity and the disruption of chemical balance in the brain.

Environmental factors, paired with genetic ones are also responsible for causing migraines in the population. A migraine is associated with throbbing and intensified headaches, usually affecting only the partial side of your head. A migraine comes with increased sensitivity to noise and light. A migraine can last for either a few hours and even a few days.

On the contrary, headaches can be of different types and associated with discomfort in your neck, scalp, and head.

There can be a few possible reasons that can lead to a buildup of pressure in your temples. These include:

  • Temporomandibular joints and muscular disorders
  • Ear condition
  • Sinus problems
  • Meningitis

Your chiropractor can help you in relieving your vertigo symptoms by using a variety of manipulations and exercises. 

A tension headache comes with throbbing pain that has associated feelings of tightness at your scalp or neck. This type of headache is the leading cause of headaches at the back of your head. 

It is normal for you to experience a certain amount of dizziness after a chiropractic adjustment. This is because your inner ear is trying to readjust to the new position of your body.

One cause of a headache can be a pinched nerve. This can involve your upper nerve roots. This type of headache is known as cervicogenic headache

Yes, any pathology in C5 or C6 may lead to a headache.

There are many different types of headaches like:

  • Tension headaches
  • Allergy headaches
  • Exertion headaches
  • Migraine headaches
  • Hormonal headaches
  • Hypertension headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Post-traumatic headaches
  • Rebound headaches

If you experiencing symptoms like a severe or sudden headache, then you need to visit the headaches clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio.

If you feel like you have a rash or your neck is stiff with associated numbness and weakness along with difficulty in speaking, immediate medical attention is required. Headache emergency symptoms can include seizures, fever, double vision, and a severe headache after an injury.

A dehydration headache is likely to feel like an intense episode of migraine or a dull headache.

This type of headache can be associated with pain on the front of your head, back of your head, on the sides, and even throughout the overall head. Usually, you are not likely to experience any pressure or facial pain.

You are most likely experiencing a migraine headache if your headache lasts for more than three days.

Migraine can last for more than a day while the normal tension headache will go for a couple of hours. If you are experiencing the symptoms then you should visit a headache clinic in Cincinnati, Ohio.

It is uncommon knowledge that an anxiety headache is a different physical symptom. A tension headaches is caused by life stressors. Experiencing repeated episodes of severe headaches can lead to symptoms of anxiety.

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