Headache pain can make it difficult to concentrate, let alone perform daily tasks. Michael A. Dorn Jr., DC, determines the source of your pain and helps to shut it down with spinal adjustments and other manual therapies. If you’re searching for therapies to treat your headache pain, reach out to the Baltimore Back & Pain Center online or over the phone.
Headaches and migraines differ in their intensity, location, side effects, and other characteristics.
Headaches tend to affect the forehead and scalp with dull, achy pressure. Migraines are usually marked by an intense throbbing pain on one side of the head.
If additional side effects accompany your pain, you’re probably having a migraine. Those side effects include:
Whether you have headaches or migraines, if neuromuscular alignment issues cause your pain, Dr. Dorn can help.
Triggers such as certain foods, environmental exposures, hormonal changes, and overstimulation are known catalysts for migraines. Dehydration is another contributing factor for many people. Dr. Dorn works with you to identify your triggers so that you can avoid them.
If muscular tension and joint irritation are the culprits of your headache pain, chiropractic adjustments may provide significant relief.
Spinal adjustments are effective for tension headaches and neck-related head pain because they help restore proper alignment to your vertebrae.
After assessing the source of your headaches, Dr. Dorn may also provide additional therapies to improve your recovery and prevent future recurrences. These treatments include:
If you’re searching for relief from chronic headaches or migraines, give chiropractic care a try under the expert guidance of Dr. Dorn. Call the Baltimore Back & Pain Center or use the online scheduler to book an appointment.