Are You Looking For A Long Term Solution for Headaches?
The prevalence of headaches in the global population is staggering. Globally, it has been estimated that prevalence among adults of current headache disorder (symptomatic at least once within the last year) is about 50%. Half to three quarters of adults aged 18–65 years in the world have had headache in the last year and, among those individuals, 30% or more have reported migraine symptoms!
Headache disorders impose a recognizable burden on sufferers including sometimes substantial personal suffering, impaired quality of life and financial cost. Repeated headache attacks, and often the constant fear of the next one, damage family life, social life and employment. The long-term effort of coping with a chronic headache disorder may also predispose the individual to other illnesses. For example, anxiety and depression are significantly more common in people with migraine than in healthy individuals.
Your physiotherapist will take a detailed history, and perform an orthopaedic, neurological and spinal examination to determine the exact cause of your headache. Once your physiotherapist has arrived at a specific diagnosis and has determined your contributing factors, you will receive a personalised treatment plan.
Your physiotherapist can provide you often immediate relief from your headache symptoms through techniques such as massage, Watson Headache therapy, Dry Needling and provide self management techniques.
In the common scenario of tight muscles and joints causing headaches; your physiotherapist can then provide you with a strengthening program to prevent these muscles from getting tight. This can provide a long term solution to your pain!
Please contact us to arrange your comprehensive headache assessment and begin your journey towards living a life without headaches! We look forward to hearing from you!