Wilbeck Chiropractic Offers Relief from Headaches & Migraines
Do you experience frequent headaches or migraines? Do chronic headaches cause you to miss out on activities or prevent you from living your life to the fullest? You are not alone. According to the World Health Organization, 50 to 75 percent of the world’s adult population experiences a headache at least once every year. Also, 1.7 to 4 percent of the population experience migraine up to 15 days or more of each month[i]. Migraines and Headaches are among the most frequent conditions that cause employees to miss work[ii].
You don’t have to endure headache and migraine pain any longer! The Board Certified Doctors at Wilbeck Chiropractic can help you. With noninvasive chiropractic care, we relieve headache and chronic migraine pain, setting you on the path to recovery. We help patients, everyday, reclaim their optimal health, giving them the ability to live their best lives.
What Causes Headaches and Migraines?
There are numerous triggers that can cause headaches and migraines. According to the Mayo Clinic, headaches are divided into two separate categories, primary and secondary[iii].
Primary headaches include conditions like cluster headaches, migraines, tension headaches, and activity-induced headaches. Primary headaches are generally caused by factors like overactivity and issues affecting your body’s pain receptors, not underlying medical conditions. Secondary headaches are typically a result of an underlying disease process that causes the pain receptors in your head to react.
Listed below are some of the more common triggers of headaches and migraines.
- Spinal Misalignment
- Neck Pain
- Hypertension/High Blood Pressure
- Bad Posture
- Food Sensitivities/Food Allergies
- Barometric Pressure Changes
- Skipped Meals/Hypoglycemia
- Underlying Medical Conditions
Symptoms of Headaches and Migraines
It is not uncommon for individuals to experience additional symptoms in conjunction with their headache and/or migraine pain. Headaches and migraines can be exceptionally debilitating, affecting a person’s activity level and their quality of life.
Common symptoms that patients experience with mild to severe headaches and migraines are the following:
- Light Sensitivity
- Neck Pain
- Mood Changes
Special Note: If you or a loved one experiences a sudden onset of a headache that includes any of the following symptoms, confusion, loss of consciousness, trouble speaking, or paralysis, seek immediate emergency medical help because this could be the result life-threatening medical condition.
Treating Headaches and Migraines with Chiropractic Care
You do not have to live with chronic headaches and migraines! Wichita’s Top Rated Wilbeck Chiropractic Clinic’s Board Certified Doctors will relieve your pain and help you get back to living your life to the fullest. Headache and chronic migraine pain should not be a part of your daily life.
Wilbeck Chiropractic conveniently located Clinics take a holistic approach to treating pain at its source. We listen and consult with our patients upfront to understand their unique concerns and work with them to design an effective plan to treat their headaches. Every patient undergoes an initial physical exam and appropriate digital x-rays are taken of the spine to determine where misalignments may be occurring.
Many of the factors that contribute to chronic headaches and migraines can be treated with chiropractic care. Spinal misalignments in the upper back and neck frequently trigger headaches. Severe tension in the back and neck muscles can also pull the spine out of alignment resulting in headache pain.
Our patients often experience instant relief after a manual adjustment to realign their spine. Wilbeck Chiropractic recommends regular adjustments to maintain your spine’s alignment and prevent recurring headaches and migraines. The caring doctors and staff at Wilbeck Chiropractic assist every patient with making the best holistic care choices to prevent and/or relieve pain and suffering.
 World Health Organization. (2016, April 8). Headache disorders. Retrieved from https://www.who.int: https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/headache-disorders#:~:text=Half%20to%20three%20quarters%20of,of%20the%20world’s%20adult%20population.
 Khosrow Baigi, W. F. (2015). Headache and Migraine: a Leading Cause of Absenteeism. Retrieved from https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26563803/#:~:text=Headaches%20cause%20substantial%20individual%20impact,greatly%20exceed%20medical%20care%20costs.
 Mayo Clinic Staff. (2020, June 3). Headache. Retrieved from https://www.mayoclinic.org: https://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/headache/basics/causes/sym-20050800
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