HELPFUL HEADACHE INFORMATION
-80% of headaches are related to muscle tension, 10% sinus related (NSR works great for this!), and 10% are migraine related.
-Migraine headaches are often caused by artery or nerve entrapment (often by muscle or bone) which can cause swelling on the brain.
-Headaches are often caused by the entrapment of nerves found at the top of the spine which can send pain into the head and face.
-Chronic headaches can cause teeth grinding and lead to expensive dental surgery.
-There are treatment options for patient’s who have experienced previous head trauma-concussion, whiplash, fall, etc.
-Their may be dietary/vitamin deficiencies or triggers that may be causing the patient’s headaches.
-Chronic headaches may lead to vertigo which can be treated by special vertigo maneuvers.
-Your work and home environment may be causing your headaches.
-Compression of the bones in your skull may be causing your headaches.
HEADACHE PROGRAM FEATURES
-We are the only clinic in Fort Worth with a Cranio-mandibular Head, Neck, and Facial Pain Specialist!
-We use research based manual therapy techniques in order to correct the biomechanical cause of the patient’s headaches.
-Our treatment options are unmatched (only clinic in DFW to offer NSR) and designed specifically for headache sufferers!
-The specialist can use the imaging (MRI etc.) to help develop a plan of care. However, in most cases, the imaging is not required due to the special testing performed.
-A thorough exam is performed with emphasis on the patient’s symptoms, history, and special tests.
-We tailor the plan of care to the biomechanical cause of the patient’s headaches.
-We strive to find a permanent solution to the patient’s headaches.
-We believe in educating our patients on home activities/techniques in order to maintain the progress the patient has made in the program.