So here’s the breakdown. Osteopathy, chiropractic etc. in simplest terms, takes care of the mechanical
This means that if your headache has a mechanical component (such has poor joint or muscle health) evidence has shown that osteopathic treatment can be hugely beneficial to our patients.
In a more in depth analysis, we can see that if the joints and muscles are healthy, there will be less bad information (afferential stimulation via nocioception) going to to the spinal cord, reducing the chance of a pain response!
And the good think is, you won’t necessarily have to be visiting us frequently as you take pain killers. The opposite in fact. We aim to improve the health of your neck long term, reducing pain responses without having to rely on treatment
If you suffer from headaches, you just need to comment below and we’ll get to you as soon as possible.
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