2018-08-02 06:01

HEADACHES are common and can be debilitating. Headaches can be severe enough to prevent us from working, and even sleeping.

There are several causes of headache. These include serious causes such as high blood pressure, brain tumours and infections to benign or functional causes such as spasm of the neck muscles (cervicogenic headaches), tension-type headaches, jaw problems (temporomandibular joint syndrome) and migraine.

The treatment of the headache will depend on the underlying cause.

Therefore, a proper history, examination and occasionally scans such as MRI are required to reach a proper diagnosis.

There is evidence that functional headaches respond well chiropractic intervention.
Therefore, in addition to back pain or joint pains, if you suffer from headache, it is advisable for you to consult a chiropractor as soon as symptoms are experienced.

Please contact Dr Shaik on 032 541 6028 or 078 655 6299 to make an appointment.


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