8 Signs your headache might be coming from your neck –
and what our chiropractors can do to help
Neck related headaches are a very common problem and one of the more common types of headache that our chiropractors treat. There are many different types of headaches, so it’s important to get the right diagnosis.
If you are struggling with headaches and live in the Geelong region our chiropractors are here to help. You can call us on 5222 6868, send us an email or make a booking online
We have 8 common symptoms that might be signs that your headache is related to a neck problem
The headache is usually on one side of the head
Pain or discomfort usually starts in the neck or back of the head and can progress to cover the forehead and temples.
The headaches usually come and go but over time become more continuous.
The headaches started after some type of trauma ie: trip, fall, hit to head or car accident
The headaches feel deep, dull and steady it’s usually not an excruciating pain
The pain can occur spontaneously but is often caused by awkward neck movements or postures
You have a stiff neck or reduced neck movement in one or more directions
You get short term relief from you headache if you stretch or ‘pop’ your neck.
If you are suffering from headaches and have similar symptoms to the list above, a neck problem might be contributing to or causing your headache. The good news is that our chiropractors are well placed to help you with these types of headaches.
About our Chiropractors
Drs Kyle and Rebecca Keenan are experienced chiropractors with a broad range of skills and techniques that can assist you to recover from injury and improve your health. Kyle and Rebecca have been chiropractors in Geelong for many years and both have additional qualifications to their chiropractic degrees making them uniquely positioned to provide holistic, evidence based chiropractic care. Find out more about them here.