Monday, November 18, 2013

Chiropractic Care - Condition Treatment Information


What is it:

Anchorage Chiropractor
Chiropractor treating headache
One out of every eight Americans suffer from severe, recurring headaches or migraines, and are seeking effective headache relief. Headaches and migraines can be caused by a number of factors, including:
  • Spine problems in the neck; this is a very common cause of headaches and migraines.
  • Foods high in caffeine, salt, sugar and protein. Red meat, dairy products and alcohol can also be a cause
  • Environmental stimuli, like noises, lights and stress
  • Behavior like insomnia, excessive exercise and blood sugar changes

Where it occurs:

Headaches can cause pain in the head and neck.

Types of Headaches and Migraines:

  • There are more than 300 types of headaches and migraines, with many different symptoms. The most common types of headaches are:
  • Cervicogenic headaches – from joints and tissues in the neck
  • Tension headaches – related to muscles in the neck
  • Migraine headaches
  • Cluster headaches

Common headache symptoms include:

  • Neck stiffness and soreness
  • Dull throbbing in the head or neck
  • Sharp pain in the head
  • Vision change
  • Nausea

Anchorage Chiropractors
Headaches and migraines are often a common symptom after a head injury, concussion or whiplash injury. They can also be a symptom of a more serious physical condition, which is why it is important to be evaluated by a healthcare professional if you have headaches that are severe in nature, or headaches that last more than 2 days.

What are my treatment options?

There are several treatment options that can offer headache relief, including chiropractic care, physical rehabilitation, and MCU therapy.
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Dr. Brent Wells, an Anchorage Chiropractor, opened Better Health Pain and Wellness Centers in 1998 with the intent of providing patients a full range of effective, conservative treatments from an experienced, friendly staff in a comfortable, compassionate environment. Combining several different disciplines to address health issues, Better Health Pain and Wellness Centers is the first multidisciplinary clinic of its kind in Anchorage, Alaska offering comprehensive, non-surgical chiropractic care, physical therapy, occupational therapy and massage therapy all in one place. Multidisciplinary Advantage- As patients may be seeing two or even three different treatment providers in one visit, and chiropractor, a physical therapist and sometimes even a massage therapist, results are multiplied versus seeing only one type of provider.

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