Migraines are so exceedingly common that they actually affect 1 billion people around the globe. Approximately 39 million Americans experience migraines, making it one of the most frequently complained about neurological conditions.
It is difficult to understand the reason for migraine onset and how sufferers may feel during an episode. People fortunate enough never to have had one may not understand the extent to which it can affect a person’s overall ability to function. Over 90% of those suffering with a migraine cannot continue with their everyday life activities. Job tasks, household chores and caregiving can all feel unachievable during these painful events.
Bringing Clarity to Migraine Misconceptions
Clarifying a few of the misconceptions about migraines can be very helpful for those afflicted and for those who care for them.
To learn more about the connection between head and neck injuries and migraines download our complimentary e-book.
Had Enough of Migraine Symptoms?
Regularly managing debilitating pain from a chronic condition can feel hopeless at times. The treatment options for migraines are many, ranging from therapies to medications.
The medications given are either preventative or taken at the onset of symptoms. In order to find out their specific triggers, many sufferers journal the patterns of their episodes while others have been informed that they simply must cope.
We’d like to introduce an alternative perspective on migraines. Upper Cervical Chiropractic care for the correction of head and neck misalignment. We utilize precision methods to detect, measure, and correct the problem. This type of chiropractic care focuses on the upper spine, or the meeting place between the head and neck. Misalignments in this area can cause a number of issues in the body:
When there is a dysfunction in any of these systems, it can be the cause of migraine-related symptoms. Damage to these nerves occurs when the atlas, or upper vertebra in the neck, shifts from its natural position. This can cause problems throughout the body, including those of a neurological origin like migraines.
Our goal is to detect, measure, and correct head and neck misalignment. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Blom click the button below or call 208-559-0541.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Blom click the button below or call 208-559-0541.
Upper Cervical Chiropractor