Migraine & Headache


There are many different types of headaches, some more serious than others. As many as 10 million Britons suffer from severe headaches. 

As with any problem, your chiropractor will carry out a full history and examination to identify the nature of your headaches. They are well equipped to identify those headaches that can benefit from our care and those that require onward referral.

Often headaches can have a cervicogenic component, meaning that the structures in the neck may be causing or aggravating the headache. In these cases, treatment from your chiropractor may be able to offer relief in the frequency and intensity of your headaches.

If your headache is cervicogenic in nature or has cervicogenic components the treatment offered will aim to This can be achieved using a variety of treatment methods including manipulation or mobilisation, medical acupuncture, soft tissue therapies (stretching, massage) and home exercises.

This effective and safe treatment is generally painless although you may feel some short-term discomfort if your neck is already sore or your headache is acute. Your chiropractor may also advise you on nutrition, posture, lifestyle and stress, information that can be very beneficial when addressing headaches.