Migraine is one of the leading causes of missed work and important social days.
A migraine is a nervous system over-activity condition that is similar to seizures. Migraines are typically accompanied by neck pain, chronic sinus congestion, vertigo/ dizziness, abdominal pain, jaw muscle tightness, or difficulty thinking.
- Pain usually on one or both sides of the head
- Painful throbbing or pulsing
- Sensitivity to light, sound, and smell
Treatment at Freedom PT is focused on decreasing nervous system activity and focused on peeling away the layers to determine the cause of the migraine symptoms.
Headache is a pain disorder commonly in the face, temples, back of the head, or upper neck.
There are over 150 different types of headaches each with different symptoms and treatments. The most common headaches include tension, cluster, migraine, chronic, and sinus.
What causes a headache?
Headaches are caused by the overactivity of the pain structures in the head. Although different types of headaches are caused by different reasons, the most common causes of headaches include alcohol (red wine), certain foods (processed meats and cheeses), changes in sleep or lack of sleep, poor posture, and stress, and skipped meals.
Treatment at Freedom PT is focused on decreasing nervous system activity and focused on peeling away the layers to determine the cause of the headache symptoms.