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Relieving Headaches Naturally: How Chiropractic Care Can Help

November 01, 20232 min read

Learn how chiropractic care can provide natural relief for headaches. Research shows that chiropractic adjustments can reduce the frequency and severity of tension headaches and improve symptoms of migraines.

Headaches are a common condition that can be caused by a variety of factors such as stress, tension, poor posture, and even certain foods. While medication can help manage the pain, chiropractic care is an effective and natural way to address the root cause of the problem.

Chiropractors restore function to reduce symptoms of headaches:

Chiropractors are trained to identify and correct misalignments in the spine, also known as subluxations, which can affect the function of the nervous system. When the nervous system is not functioning properly, it can cause a variety of symptoms, including headaches.

Tension and migraine Headaches can be treated with chiropractic:

Research has shown that chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for tension headaches and migraines. A study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found that chiropractic adjustments were more effective at reducing the frequency and severity of tension headaches than medication. Another study published in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found that chiropractic adjustments improved migraine symptoms in 90% of the patients studied.

Chiropractors use a variety of techniques to address headaches, including spinal adjustments, soft tissue therapy, and lifestyle modifications. Spinal adjustments involve applying gentle pressure to the spine to correct misalignments and restore proper nerve function. Soft tissue therapy, such as massage and stretching, can help relieve muscle tension and improve circulation. Lifestyle modifications may include changes to posture, diet, and exercise habits to reduce stress and tension in the body.

In addition to treating headaches, chiropractic care can also help prevent them from occurring in the first place. Regular chiropractic adjustments can help maintain proper spinal alignment and nerve function, which can reduce the risk of developing tension headaches or migraines.

If you suffer from headaches, chiropractic care may be an effective and natural solution for you. Talk to your chiropractor today to learn more about how they can help relieve your pain and improve your overall health and wellbeing.


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  2. Tuchin PJ, Pollard H, Bonello R. A randomized controlled trial of chiropractic spinal manipulative therapy for migraine. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2000 Feb;23(2):91-5.

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Dr. Jared Franck, DC

A Nebraska native with a passion for both academic excellence and athleticism, Dr. Jared J. Franck is a chiropractor and acupuncture specialist dedicated to the well-being of his community. Born and raised in Kearney and Seward, Dr. Franck's journey from Salutatorian at Seward High School to the football fields of Nebraska Wesleyan University (NWU) showcases his commitment to both mind and body. At NWU, Dr. Franck not only excelled in football but also earned a double major in Exercise Science and Psychology. His dedication led to national certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Recognized for his academic prowess, he became a member of Psi Chi: National Honor Society of Psychology and Phi Epsilon Kappa: Health and Human Performance Honorary Society. Continuing his educational journey at Cleveland Chiropractic College (CCC) in Overland Park, KS, Dr. Franck earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree. His pursuit of holistic care expanded as he studied acupuncture under the guidance of Dr. Richard Yennie at the National Acupuncture Society of America. Today, Dr. Franck is the proud owner of a thriving chiropractic and acupuncture practice in Papillion, NE, where he integrates his extensive knowledge of exercise science, psychology, chiropractic care, and acupuncture to provide comprehensive healthcare solutions. Driven by a genuine commitment to the health and wellness of his patients, he continues to contribute valuable insights to the field, helping individuals achieve optimal health and vitality. Follow Dr. Jared J. Franck on his journey as he shares his expertise and passion for holistic healthcare, offering a unique perspective on the intersection of athleticism, academia, and well-being.

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