Headaches

What are the causes?



There are many different causes of headaches, the most common ones treated at Premier Sports and Spine Center are tension headaches. These are often related to postural stress such as those related to upper cross syndrome. Headaches can be very debilitating and often have a traumatic effect on an individual’s quality of life. It can be caused by a large number of factors that vary significantly in severity. Some of the more common causes include:

  • Muscle tension (neck pain)
  • Stress
  • Dehydration
  • Various medications
  • Sinus problems
  • Visual stress

How do sports chiropractors treat headaches?

As with most issues, the most important step in treating headaches is correctly diagnosing the cause and the type. When diagnosing a headache, the key to an accurate diagnosis is to start by taking a detailed history and performing a thorough exam. When it comes to head aches, there are significant causes that while rare, can be very serious. The sports chiropractic physicians at Premier Sports and Spine Center will take the time necessary to thoroughly evaluate your condition and rule out underlying causes of your head aches. If a referral is necessary, our physicians will use their extensive network of local specialists to get the patient evaluated in a more appropriate setting. If your headache is due to a condition that is appropriately treated with chiropractic care, such as a muscle tension headache, treatment can begin immediately. That treatment may include therapies such as:

If you are dealing with headaches and would like to make an appointment at our Eden Prairie or Eagan clinic locations, or to discuss your condition with one of our sports chiropractors, please contact us or call the scheduling line at 952-479-0043.

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