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Headaches

Learn how chiropractic is not just for back and neck pain.

Research shows chiropractic care can
help people with headaches too!

Watch the video to learn how chiropractic can help you.

FREE HEADACHE CONSULTATION

If you find that you are continuously treating the symptoms rather than the cause, schedule a complimentary consultation with Andover Chiropractor Dr. Richard Tellier to review your health history today.

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Headaches & Chiropractic Care - A Natural Approach

When you stop the medication does the pain keep coming back? Andover Chiropractor Dr. Richard Tellier has been helping people with headaches for over 10 years.  Discover how pain is a warning sign, and how to chirorpactic care can help you!

Why Chiropractic?

Mainstream medical treatment for headaches relies heavily on using prescription drugs to manage pain and alleviate symptoms . But medications can come with a wide range of side effects like nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and even more headaches from medication overuse.

Fortunately natural remedies exist that can ease the pain of headaches without the adverse effects of drugs.

A 2012 study found that chiropractic adjustments and musculothereapy resulted in a 68% reduction in the intensity of migraine headache.

The study included ten male migraine sufferers who were treated with gentle massage, stretching, and chiropractic adjustments of the upper back and neck. Within an hour after receiving an adjustment the average patient reported a reduction in pain scores from a 5 to 0.5. (Pain was rated on a scale of 1 to 10.) No significant side effects were reported.

 

Another study focused on tension headaches.  Tension headaches are commonly referred to as stress headaches and are signified by their mild-to-moderate in pain that spreads across the entire head in a sort of band. This makes them very different than migraines which are usually felt on one side or the other.

The study was published in the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in February of 2016 and it was designed to determine whether there were any head pain benefits offered by chiropractic adjustments.

Sixty-two women between the ages of 18 and 65 were recruited, all of which suffered with tension-type headaches. Upon acceptance, each was assigned to one of four groups, three of which involved a specific treatment (one was spinal manipulation) and one which served as a control.

In a 2016 study, researchers discovered that, when compared to the control, the individuals who engaged in spinal manipulation “showed improvements in their physical role, bodily pain, and social functioning” at one-month post-treatment.

 

Both studies demonstrate how chiropractic care helped improve their quality of life of the participants in many fashions beyond just the relief that one might expect. If you suffer from headaches, tension or migraine chiropractic may be the solution you have been searching for.

Common medications for Headaches include: Pain relievers, Triptans, Ergots, Anti-nausea medications, Opioid medications, and Glucocorticoids.

Andover Headache Relief

There are approximately 45 million Americans that suffer from headaches each year. That works out to about one in every six people or 16.54% of the population.

FREE HEADACHE CONSULTATION

If you find that you are continuously treating the symptoms rather than the cause, schedule a complimentary consultation with Andover Chiropractor Dr. Richard Tellier to review your health history today.

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Chiropractic Conditions

Although chiropractors are best known for treating back and neck pain, which they do very well, patients also consult chiropractors regarding a range of other, related conditions as noted below.

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