Have A Migraine? Chiropractic Care May Be The Answer

Have A Migraine? Chiropractic Care May Be The Answer

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If you’re tired of popping pain meds to treat your migraine, but the pain just won’t go away, you’re not alone. Migraines are the sixth most disabling illness in the world, affecting nearly one billion of the world’s population.

Most people underestimate the seriousness of a migraine attack unless they’ve experienced it once themselves. The pain is debilitating and can severely affect your ability to function.

Doctors prescribe medication to treat pain but the side-effects of these medications can be unpleasant—drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, kidney damage, etc. Painkillers can also themselves cause headaches if overused. These are referred to as medication overuse headaches or rebound headaches. Fortunately, this is not the only form of treatment available. Another solution would be chiropractic care to treat your migraine.

Why chiropractic care?

Chiropractors are trained in providing pain relief for migraines using a combination of spinal manipulation, exercise and massage. Unlike other doctors, chiropractors provide a holistic, drug-free treatment option for migraines with no side-effects.

A review of scientific literature has concluded that regularly seeing a chiropractor was effective in treating migraines in nearly 75% of subjects. Chiropractors can also recommend changes to improve your posture and lifestyle that can help rid you of migraines.

Chiropractic care for migraines

It’s no secret that pain medications are highly addictive. It’s the reason why many people just deal with migraine attacks without any pain medications because either they’re not effective or they fear addiction. Chiropractic offers a safe, non-addictive alternative to prescription medications.

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Chiropractors aim to provide pain relief through spinal manipulation. They also use a more holistic approach to alleviate stress. Additionally, they recommend changes to your lifestyle and relaxation exercises that provide pain-relief.

Each person’s migraine varies in nature. Chiropractors create a customized plan that works best for you, involving spinal adjustment and massage therapy. In more severe case, spinal decompression is recommended to alleviate pain.

Lifestyle changes

Chiropractic care can dramatically decrease the frequency of your migraine attacks, but there are also a few changes you could make to your lifestyle that can help.

Including exercise in your routine and switching to a healthy diet are two simple ways in which you can protect yourself.  Also, make sure that you don’t have irregular sleep patterns as they can be a trigger for migraines.

Why choose Divergent Health?

At Divergent Health, we pride ourselves on helping you improve your life. If painful migraines are impacting your quality of life, we’ll help you get rid of this problem through effective chiropractic adjustments.

If you’re looking for a spinal decompression center in Calgary, count on us to help you take charge of your life. We also offer massage therapy; our skilled massage therapists will help ease the tension that’s causing you pain.

Our chiropractors are trained to provide you with a customized treatment plan that works best for you. Reach out to us 403.909.8111 to schedule an appointment.

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