Woman with a headacheWhy do I get headaches? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Did you know that chiropractic treatment can greatly help reduce the intensity and frequency of your headaches. In 2001, researchers at Duke University found that spinal manipulation resulted in almost immediate improvement for types of headaches that are cervicogenic in nature and had significantly lower side effects and relief that lasted longer than using commonly prescribed medication.

Headaches can be signs or symptoms of other problems. Usually your body is trying to tell you something. It could be from stress, dehydration, poor posture, improper biomechanical function, irritate nerves, myospasm, or other causes. If you find your self getting frequent headaches that prevent you from sleeping, working, or other activities of daily living, its time to call AZ Chiropractic. We have many patients that get relief from headaches. Different types of headaches require different types of treatment. Give us a call today 480.899.9923.

For more on headaches triggers and treatments check out this article from the American Chiropractic Association.