State College, PA Cervicogenic Headache Treatment
We know how difficult long-term headache pain can be. Drs. Matt & Annie Reyes and our staff have worked with many men and women in our State College, PA chiropractic practice, and we've had great success in helping patients eliminate their headache pain.
Research Supports Chiropractic Helps With Cervicogenic Headaches
A 2016 research paper confirms what we see in our office. In this report, 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 report found that the patients 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 results were maintained at the three-month follow-up exam.
Chiropractic is a safe and effective way to treat chronic headache pain, back pain, neck pain, and many other health conditions. If you're tired of suffering, give Drs. Matt & Annie Reyes a call today at our State College, PA office at (814) 308-9352. 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.