Why Treat Migraines

Pain has been referred to medically as the ‘5th vital sign’, this is an acknowledgment that pain relates to the wellbeing of the whole person. Finding that you can’t perform normal day-to-day activities without severe headaches is annoying at best, and seriously life limiting at worst. 

The ability to function fully and comfortably is fundamental to our thriving and providing for ourselves and our families.  We take migraine treatment seriously, and our decisive approach to its treatment reflects that.

How To Treat Migraines

We work hard to relieve your migraine as quickly as possible. Using treatments that ease muscle spasm, increase tissue mobility, increase blood flow, decrease inflammation & break up scar tissue in the shoulders, neck, jaw and scalp.

Our treatments combine some of the most advanced pain management technologies available anywhere; with a range of manual pain relief methods. Our vision for the care we provide is pretty simple  ‘’All the stuff that actually works and none of the stuff that doesn’t – under one roof’’’.

The longer-term resolution of migraines frequently depends upon us making fundamental improvements in our health and wellbeing. We always aim to identify the underlying causes of migraine and help with relevant solutions.

Migraine Causes

Understanding the cause of your migraine is important if you are interested in finding successful longer term relief.

Migraine Treatments

The first step towards finding relief from your migraines is knowing what your most likely effective treatment options are.

Migraine Triggers

Understanding your migraine triggers can make life a lot easier: while you seek treatment for your migraines' underlying issues.

Migraine FAQs

Ultimately the best treatment for migraine is the one that works for you. There are a various ways of tackling a migraine problem. Many people are happy to have a prescription from their doctor and find that if they catch it quick enough they can prevent a full migraine by taking a pill. Some people prefer to tread very carefully and avoid triggers. Those who area bit more determined to resolve their migraine may explore physical therapies, like osteopathy, chiropractic or herbal and natural therapies like naturopathy.

Migraine auras can be very weird and quite scary, when you find that your headache is causing you full blown visual hallucinations its only natural to be concerned. After all, it should go without saying that strange sensory changes in the face and head can be a sign of something serious.

The good news is that generally speaking migraine auras are are strange and disconcerting but are no causes for concern. To be sure that it is migraine aura that you are experiencing it is important that you seek professional advice.

No a migraine cannot be caused by cancer or a brain tumour. There are instances where a cancer or a brain tumour could cause migraine-like symptoms however. If you are seriously concerned about your wellbeing it is essential that you seek professional advice as opposed self diagnosing.

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