Common Conditions

Headaches Thornbury

Northside Chiropractic offers quality care to the residents in Northern Suburbs including Thornbury, Northcote, Preston, Coburg and Brunswick.

Headaches are one of the most common symptoms experienced by humans. Diagnosing headaches involves differentiating and determining the most common form of headache and headaches that may indicate an underlying illness. Chiropractors are trained to recognise when to refer out to other health professionals.

Thornbury headache
headache thornbury

Some of the main causes of headaches are:

  • muscle tension/stiffness
  • poor posture
  • stress and anxiety
  • computer screens
  • poor sleep
  • concussion and
  • whiplash

Chiropractors are trained to differentiate/diagnose and treat a range of headaches and migraines with a variety of treatment including:

  • manual adjustments
  • activator adjustments
  • soft tissue therapy
  • posture and lifestyle treatment and advice

Migraines

About 20% of the population suffers from a migraine at some stage of their life. Migraine is a neurological disorder that can cause quite a lot of distress and disability during an episode.

You may experience:

  • one-sided throbbing or pulsating nausea and vomiting
  • increased sensitivity to light and sound
  • some smells and neck pain

Chiropractic treatment will include:

  • manual adjustments
  • activator adjustments
  • soft tissue therapy
  • posture and lifestyle treatment and advice
migraine thornbury
tension headache thornbury

Chiropractic treatment can help reduce pain and improve mobility with a series of strategies, this will include:

  • spinal adjustments
  • soft tissue therapy
  • joint mobilisation
  • exercise and strengthening rehab

We can also help with neck pain, back pain and shoulder pain.