South Buffalo Cervicogenic Headache Treatment
We know how difficult chronic headache pain can be. Dr. John Nowak and our staff have worked with many people in our South Buffalo chiropractic clinic, and we've had great success in helping patients eliminate their headache pain.
Research Proves Chiropractic Helps With Cervicogenic Headaches
A 2016 research study confirms what we see in our office. In this study, the authors started with 110 individuals who were suffering from headache pain that originated in the cervical spine. 58 of these patients were given a series of neck adjustments; 52 were given some stretches and exercises. The treatment period for both groups was four weeks.
The study found that the individuals who received cervical and thoracic spinal adjustments "experienced significantly greater reductions in headache intensity, disability, headache frequency, headache duration, and medication intake as compared to the group that received mobilization and exercise."
The study also found that these outcomes were maintained at the three-month follow-up exam.
Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to treat headache, back pain, neck pain, and many other health conditions. If you're tired of suffering, give Dr. John Nowak a call today at our South Buffalo office at (716) 825-4121. We're here to help get you out of pain.
Dunning JR, Butts R, Mourad F, Young I, et al. Upper cervical and upper thoracic manipulation versus mobilization and exercise in patients with cervicogenic headache: a multi-center randomized clinical trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2016;17(1):64.